UN officials urge Israel to halt plans to transfer Palestinian Bedouins, expand settlements

Many Bedouin and herding communities in Area C of the West Bank are prevented from improving…

At Security Council, senior UN official warns Middle East status quo ‘not tenable’

Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov briefs the Security Council. UN Photo/Loey…

Security Council welcomes Central African Republic national forum, urges implementation of peace pact

The Bangui National Forum, held in the Central African Republic capital from 4 to 11 May…

At Security Council, UN officials warn against ‘waning’ global attention to plight of civilians in Iraq

Special Representative and Head of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), Ján Kubiš, addresses the…

Somalia remains one of the largest, most complex emergencies, says country’s UN relief coordinator

Children collect rubbish in a dust storm in the Shabelle IDP settlement in Garowe, Somalia. Photo:…

UN and partners launch $415 million appeal to aid quake-stricken Nepal

Rescuers at work in Kathmandu after Nepal’s worst earthquake in 80 years. Photo: UNDP Nepal 29…

At Vatican meeting, UN chief and Pope Francis discuss climate change, Mediterranean migration

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican. UN Photo/Mark Garten 28 April 2015…

Welcoming peaceful presidential election in Togo, Ban calls for continued calm atmosphere

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. UN Photo/Mark Garten (file) 27 April 2015 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban…

Security Council must match scale of Syria crisis with ‘bold response’ – UN relief officials

Angelina Jolie, Special Envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), addresses the Security Council…

Conflict taking ‘immense’ toll on Yemen civilians, UN relief official warns

Yemenis flee the capital Sana’a with their families and few possessions. Photo: Almigdad Mojalli/IRIN 23 April…

UN envoy on Middle East peace welcomes release of Palestinian tax revenues

Nickolay Mladenov. UN Photo/Yubi Hoffmann 18 April 2015 – The United Nations official charged with coordinating…

As chaos deepens in Yemen, UN expert warns of ‘worst case scenario’ displacement

The increasing violence in Yemen is taking an intolerable toll on children. Photo: UNICEF Yemen 8…

Syria: UN warns of humanitarian crisis in Idleb as fighting in city intensifies

A mother and child crossed into Turkey after fleeing the Syrian town of Idleb. Photo: UNHCR/J.…

Top UN official in Lebanon calls for more support for Palestine refugee camp during visit

Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag (right) visiting with students at the Palestinian refugee camp of…

IAEA Director General Urges Iran to Clarify Nuclear Concerns

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano. Washington — Iran needs to help clarify concerns about possible military…