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‘Youth represent promise – not peril,’ Ban tells Council debate on countering extremism

Crown Prince Al Hussein Bin Abdullah II of Jordan addresses the Security Council. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon…

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…

On World Book Day, UN hails reading and writing as pillars of sustainable societies

23 April 2015 – As global symbols of social progress, books have always been targets for…

Meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers

1. Information Ministers of Foreign Affairs will hold meetings in Antalya, Turkey, on Wednesday 13th and…

NATO Secretary General stresses importance of defending democratic values in visit to Copenhagen

In a visit to Denmark on Monday (20 April 2015) NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg commended…

UN condemns ‘horrific’ attack that killed four UNICEF staff in Somalia

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

Ban urges ‘bold changes’ to aid action as States prepare for World Humanitarian Summit

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (centre, top) brief Member States on the World Humanitarian Summit. UN Photo/Evan Schneider…

UN Member States, faith leaders set for talks in New York on tolerance and fostering peace

General Assembly President Sam Kutesa. UN Photo/Evan Schneider 20 April 2015 – The United Nations is…

Ahead of World Malaria Day, UN officials urge continued investment in fight against the disease

Infant surrounded by protective malaria bed net in Ghana. Photo: World Bank/Arne Hoel 20 April 2015…

Joint press point with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and the Prime Minister of Iceland, Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson

Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson (Prime Minister of Iceland): Mister Secretary General, I would like to formally welcome you…

Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visits Serbia

The visit to Serbia was an opportunity for the Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, General…

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…

Accurate and timely data vital to post-2015 agenda, says UN Assembly President

General Assembly President Sam Kutesa. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas 17 April 2015 – At an event today…

UN Crime Congress – Advancing criminal justice and rule of law

17 April 2015 – This is a critical year for development as countries hammer out a…

Secretary General: Iceland plays important role to keep NATO strong

Iceland plays a “unique role” in keeping the Alliance’s transatlantic link strong, NATO Secretary General Jens…

‘Dramatic’ progress in fighting Ebola must be followed by long-term recovery efforts

Tuesday 14 April 2015 was a happy day in Sierra Leone as children returned to school…

Syria: UN agency continues to seek unhindered access to besieged Yarmouk camp

UNRWA distributes life-saving assistance to displaced civilians from Yarmouk in Yalda, Syria. Photo: UNRWA 16 April…

As Yemen crisis deepens, UN food relief agency calls on warring factions to allow supply restock

Amid fighting, WFP is distributing food to save the lives of 105,000 displaced people in Aden,…

In Washington, UN chief meets key US Government officials to discuss global challenges

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (centre) meets with members of the US House Foreign Affairs Committee in Washington,…

Statement by NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu on misleading and incorrect Russian statements

A number of misleading and incorrect statements about NATO were made by senior Russian officials in…

At conference closing, UN official says innovation key for future of global postal sector

Participants at the UPU World Strategy Conference in Geneva. Photo: UPU/Pierre Albouy 15 April 2015 –…

After migrant catastrophe in Mediterranean, UN urges ‘robust’ rescue operations

A UNHCR staff member watches as people rescued from the Mediterranean disembark from an Italian Coastguard…

NATO Secretary General welcomes Montenegro’s progress on its Euro-Atlantic path

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Montenegro’s substantial reforms on Wednesday (15 April 2015), saying they…

Prestigious Webby Awards nominate and honour NATO web documentary

NATO’s Return to Hope web documentary, which retraces the last 13 years of Afghanistan’s history and…

Visit to NATO Headquarters of Prime Minister of Montenegro

The Prime Minister of Montenegro , Mr. Milo Đjukanović will visit NATO Headquarters on Wednesday, 15…

Eleven Allies Test NATO ‘Spearhead’ Alert Procedures on EX NOBLE JUMP

EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands – NATO assessed its alert procedures for the Very High Readiness Joint Task…

UN Postal conference aims to begin work on global strategy reflecting new challenges, opportunities

Sorting mail. Photo: Universal Postal Union (UPU). 27 Print 13 April 2015 – In a message…