Ukraine war: Path of further escalation ‘must be reversed’, Security Council hears

Russia’s military escalation in Ukraine will lead to more suffering worldwide and must be reversed, said the UN’s political affairs chief on Friday, adding that further talk of possible nuclear weapons use could lead to a “dangerous spiral”.

Ukraine: ‘Humanitarian and human rights catastrophe’ continues, Security Council hears

13 Jan 2023

As Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine nears its one year anniversary, the head of UN Political and Peacebuilding Affairs updated the Security Council on Friday, noting that the fighting and suffering continues “with no end in sight”.

Russian strikes on Ukraine ports ‘further blow to global food security’

Russian strikes on Ukraine ports ‘further blow to global food security’

21 Jul 2023

Russia’s bombardment of Ukrainian ports along the Black Sea could have far-reaching impacts on global food security, UN political affairs chief Rosemary DiCarlo said on Friday in a briefing to the Security Council. 

UN relief chief tells Security Council ‘we can do better’ in Ukraine

06 Feb 2023

The UN’s Humanitarian Affairs chief warned the Security Council on Monday that efforts must improve to reach nearly 18 million in need in war-torn Ukraine, since Russia’s full-scale invasion last year.