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‘Safe digital public square’ never more important, says Türk

26 May 2023

Allowing space for everyone to speak up, is critical for a free and fully functioning society said the UN human rights chief on Friday, warning that a safe environment online has never been more essential.

Stop tobacco farming, grow food instead, says WHO

26 May 2023

With hunger spreading worldwide and tobacco responsible for eight million deaths each year, countries should stop subsidizing tobacco crops and help farmers grow food, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.

Weather experts predict ‘near normal’ season, with 5 to 9 potential hurricanes

26 May 2023

The United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts “near-normal hurricane activity” in the Atlantic this coming storm season, said the UN weather agency on Friday, forecasting between five and nine major storms that

Despite ‘slightly’ improved food security in Yemen, hunger stalks millions

26 May 2023

The food security situation in Yemen’s government-controlled districts “slightly improved” during the first five months of this year, but acute malnutrition is on the rise, UN agencies warned in a new report released on Friday.

Weather experts predict ‘near normal’ season, with 5 to 9 potential hurricanes

26 May 2023

The United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts “near-normal hurricane activity” in the Atlantic this coming storm season, said the UN weather agency on Friday, forecasting between five and nine major storms that

Despite ‘slightly’ improved food security in Yemen, hunger stalks millions

26 May 2023

The food security situation in Yemen’s government-controlled districts “slightly improved” during the first five months of this year, but acute malnutrition is on the rise, UN agencies warned in a new report released on Friday.

Weather experts predict ‘near normal’ season, with 5 to 9 potential hurricanes

26 May 2023

The United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts “near-normal hurricane activity” in the Atlantic this coming storm season, said the UN weather agency on Friday, forecasting between five and nine major storms that

Despite ‘slightly’ improved food security in Yemen, hunger stalks millions

26 May 2023

The food security situation in Yemen’s government-controlled districts “slightly improved” during the first five months of this year, but acute malnutrition is on the rise, UN agencies warned in a new report released on Friday.

Weather experts predict ‘near normal’ season, with 5 to 9 potential hurricanes

26 May 2023

The United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts “near-normal hurricane activity” in the Atlantic this coming storm season, said the UN weather agency on Friday, forecasting between five and nine major storms that

Despite ‘slightly’ improved food security in Yemen, hunger stalks millions

26 May 2023

The food security situation in Yemen’s government-controlled districts “slightly improved” during the first five months of this year, but acute malnutrition is on the rise, UN agencies warned in a new report released on Friday.

UNESCO unveils new AI roadmap for classrooms

26 May 2023

The UN convened the first ever global meeting with education ministers from around the world to explore risks and rewards of using chatbots in classrooms, announcing on Friday a new roadmap to chart a safer digital path for all.

UNESCO unveils new AI roadmap for classrooms

26 May 2023

The UN convened the first ever global meeting with education ministers from around the world to explore risks and rewards of using chatbots in classrooms, announcing on Friday a new roadmap to chart a safer digital path for all.

UNESCO unveils new AI roadmap for classrooms

26 May 2023

The UN convened the first ever global meeting with education ministers from around the world to explore risks and rewards of using chatbots in classrooms, announcing on Friday a new roadmap to chart a safer digital path for all.

UNESCO unveils new AI roadmap for classrooms

26 May 2023

The UN convened the first ever global meeting with education ministers from around the world to explore risks and rewards of using chatbots in classrooms, announcing on Friday a new roadmap to chart a safer digital path for all.

UN peacekeepers ‘a beacon of hope and protection’: Guterres

25 May 2023

The UN’s 87,000-plus peacekeepers worldwide are “a beacon of hope and protection” for vulnerable civilians, in an increasingly dangerous and uncertain world, the UN chief said on Thursday, recognizing that last year, another 102 ‘blue helmets’ fel

Arrest of top Rwandan genocide fugitive shows ‘justice will be done’

25 May 2023

One of the world’s most wanted genocide fugitives has been arrested after being on the run for more than two decades, the UN tribunal prosecuting war crimes committed in Rwanda announced on Thursday.

Arrest of top Rwandan genocide fugitive shows ‘justice will be done’

25 May 2023

One of the world’s most wanted genocide fugitives has been arrested after being on the run for more than two decades, the UN tribunal prosecuting war crimes committed in Rwanda announced on Thursday.

UN peacekeepers ‘a beacon of hope and protection’: Guterres

25 May 2023

The UN’s 87,000-plus peacekeepers worldwide are “a beacon of hope and protection” for vulnerable civilians, in an increasingly dangerous and uncertain world, the UN chief said on Thursday, recognizing that last year, another 102 ‘blue helmets’ fel

Arrest of top Rwandan genocide fugitive shows ‘justice will be done’

25 May 2023

One of the world’s most wanted genocide fugitives has been arrested after being on the run for more than two decades, the UN tribunal prosecuting war crimes committed in Rwanda announced on Thursday.

Arrest of top Rwandan genocide fugitive shows ‘justice will be done’

25 May 2023

One of the world’s most wanted genocide fugitives has been arrested after being on the run for more than two decades, the UN tribunal prosecuting war crimes committed in Rwanda announced on Thursday.

UN peacekeepers ‘a beacon of hope and protection’: Guterres

25 May 2023

The UN’s 87,000-plus peacekeepers worldwide are “a beacon of hope and protection” for vulnerable civilians, in an increasingly dangerous and uncertain world, the UN chief said on Thursday, recognizing that last year, another 102 ‘blue helmets’ fel

UN peacekeepers ‘a beacon of hope and protection’: Guterres

25 May 2023

The UN’s 87,000-plus peacekeepers worldwide are “a beacon of hope and protection” for vulnerable civilians, in an increasingly dangerous and uncertain world, the UN chief said on Thursday, recognizing that last year, another 102 ‘blue helmets’ fel

UN representative alarmed by sexual violence against women and girls in DRC

25 May 2023

UN Special Representative, Pramila Patten, expressed her ‘deep concern’ on Thursday over increasing allegations of sexual violence against women and girls being carried out in camps for the internally displaced (IDPs) around Goma, in the Democrati

Sudan: UN and partners scramble to supply aid as fragile ceasefire holds

25 May 2023

The UN and humanitarian partners are mobilizing to reach as many people as possible while the stuttering ceasefire between warring military factions is being respected, said the UN Spokesperson on Thursday.

Sudan: UN and partners scramble to supply aid as fragile ceasefire holds

25 May 2023

The UN and humanitarian partners are mobilizing to reach as many people as possible while the stuttering ceasefire between warring military factions is being respected, said the UN Spokesperson on Thursday.

Sudan: UN and partners scramble to supply aid as fragile ceasefire holds

25 May 2023

The UN and humanitarian partners are mobilizing to reach as many people as possible while the stuttering ceasefire between warring military factions is being respected, said the UN Spokesperson on Thursday.

Security Council urged to step up on financing for AU peace operations

25 May 2023

 
The UN political affairs chief on Thursday appealed for the Security Council to ensure reliable funding for African Union (AU) efforts towards greater peace and security on the continent.

Security Council urged to step up on financing for AU peace operations

25 May 2023

 
The UN political affairs chief on Thursday appealed for the Security Council to ensure reliable funding for African Union (AU) efforts towards greater peace and security on the continent.

Security Council urged to step up on financing for AU peace operations

25 May 2023

 
The UN political affairs chief on Thursday appealed for the Security Council to ensure reliable funding for African Union (AU) efforts towards greater peace and security on the continent.

UN representative alarmed by sexual violence against women and girls in DRC

25 May 2023

UN Special Representative, Pramila Patten, expressed her ‘deep concern’ on Thursday over increasing allegations of sexual violence against women and girls being carried out in camps for the internally displaced (IDPs) around Goma, in the Democrati