UN congratulates frontline workers battling Ebola in West Africa

Frontline workers battling Ebola in West Africa. Photo: UNMEER/Christopher Bailey 10 December 2014 – The United…

Ban urges Lima conference to agree draft text as basis for 2015 climate deal

Secretary-General ban Ki-moon addresses the UN Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru. 9 December 2014 –…

World must do ‘whatever it takes’ to ensure recovery of Ebola-affected countries – Ban

Farmers in Sierra Leone, one of three countries hardest hit by the Ebola Virus, threshing rice.…

Helping reform Ukraine’s military education system

The National Defence University in Warsaw recently hosted a tailored workshop to help Ukraine’s Department of…

Proposal for Sovereign Debt Restructuring Framework among 6 Draft Texts Approved by Second Committee

Proposal for Sovereign Debt Restructuring Framework among 6 Draft Texts Approved by Second Committee Sixty-ninth session,…

Preparing first responders for CBRN incidents

Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) weapons are among the most dangerous weapons in the world.…

NATO Foreign Ministers announce interim Spearhead Force

NATO Foreign Ministers on Tuesday (2 December 2014) announced that an interim Spearhead Force would be…

Indian Ocean: UN warns of uptick in clandestine migration despite ‘horrific’ dangers

People risking sea journeys across the Bay of Bengal often set sail at night. Photo: UNHCR/S.…

Darfur: UN peacekeeping chief warns Security Council of region’s ongoing insecurity, violence

UNAMID commanders from Rwanda and Ethiopia exhange duties in Tabit, North Darfur, to escort a convoy…

Ban deplores deadly terrorist attack against civilians in north-eastern Kenya

Kenya African Union troops guard a bridge over the Juba river near the town of Burdubow…

Lima conference set to ‘write history’ ahead of 2015 climate deadline, UN official says

1 December 2014 – The international community “must write history” on climate action and build momentum…

The world is on the side of those who are involved in this fight’ against Ebola – UN envoy

Anthony Banbury, Head of the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) and Dr. David Nabarro,…

OrangeUrHood campaign kicks off UN-led effort to end violence against women

United Nations Secretariat shines in orange light kicking off Orange YOUR Neighbourhood anti-violence campaign for the…

Ritual dancing, bread-making among cultural practices added to UN heritage list

heritage list The Isukuti dance of Isukha and Idakho communities of Western Kenya has been inscribed…

Ban Ki-moon’s speeches

Remarks to Security Council’s open debate on International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism and Violent Extremism Secretary-General…