‘Genuine prospect of Palestinian statehood is critical’, UNRWA chief tells emergency summit in Saudi Arabia

A political solution to end the cycle of conflict in Israel and Palestine has become a stark “matter of life and death” for millions in Gaza and beyond, said the head of the UN relief agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) on Saturday. https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2023/11/1143477
Image
‘Genuine prospect of Palestinian statehood is critical’, UNRWA chief tells emergency summit in Saudi Arabia
Image
Image placeholder

World’s diverse biospheres ‘making peace with the natural world’

03 Nov 2023

Spanning from city to savannah, and from mountaintops to mangroves, the world’s 748 biosphere reserves are being celebrated this Friday for their diversity and contribution to a green global future. 

Image
Image placeholder

Humanitarian ceasefires critical to meet immense needs in Gaza

03 Nov 2023

Political negotiations to get aid into Gaza have yielded results but much more is needed, including humanitarian ceasefires to ensure safe delivery of food, fuel and other essentials, senior UN officials said on Friday in a briefing to Member States in New York. 

Image
Image placeholder

Ukraine: UN condemns latest wave of Russian attacks

03 Nov 2023

Russia has bombarded more than 100 Ukrainian towns across nearly half of its regions in the past two days according to the Ukrainian Government, many near the frontlines.