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UN calls on everyone to help resolve Central African Republic crisis

The UN peacekeeping chief, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, has stressed that the agreement by the Government and armed groups in the Central African Republic to hold...
Soldiers looks at burnt house on February 4, 2016 during a visit to the village of Dalori village, some 12 kilometres from Borno state capital Maiduguri, northeastern Nigeria, after an attack by Boko Haram insurgents on the village left at least 85 people dead on January 30, 2016. At least 85 people died when Boko Haram insurgents stormed and torched a village on January 30 near the restive northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a state commissioner said on February 1, 2016. Boko Haram, which seeks a hardline Islamic state in northern Nigeria, has killed some 17,000 people and forced more than 2.6 million others to flee their homes since 2009. / AFP / STRINGER (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

NE Nigeria: violence restricts humanitarian staff

Violence is hampering the return of humanitarian workers to northeast Nigeria where hundreds of thousands of displaced people need help, a UN spokesman said...
UNHCR

DRC Refugees Fleeing Their Homes Due to Clashes – UN

People are fleeing deadly clashes that erupted at the end of last December between two communities in Yumbi, Mai-Ndombe Province of Democratic Republic of...

Millions of jobs to be affected by trade conflicts-UN

According UN's new regional report,trade will slow in 2019;as millions of jobs will also be put at risk by trade conflicts. Coinciding with...

UN moves to eliminate violence against children & adolescents with disabilities in Asia-Pacific

Countries in Asia-Pacific have committed to accelerate efforts to promote the rights of, and eliminate violence against, children and adolescents with disabilities. The pledge came...
video

Rich Ghanaian culture takes center stage on second day of Kofi Annan’s funeral

There was a rare opportunity for Ghanaians and members of the international community present to catch a glimpse of unadulterated Ghanaian culture on display...
Photo Handout: Bike + Bike trailer with the trees for the Zayed Mile at Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Flushing, New York

Tribute to UAE founder begins from UN in New York

NEW YORK - In commemoration of the Year of Zayed, Don Victor Mooney of Queens will begin a dual bike ride and plant trees...
African population

UN report reveals 68% of World population will be located in urban areas

Today, 55 percent of the world's population live in urban areas, a proportion that is expected to increase to 68 percent by 2050, the...
health screening is on

UN to provide health services to 48,000 Somalis in drought-hit regions

The UN migration agency said Tuesday it will partner with ministries of health in both Somaliland and Puntland to provide emergency health services to...
Corruption

African leaders advised to devote to corruption preventive procedures

Africa needs to invest in corruption prevention strategies if the continent is to achieve sustainable development that will not leave anyone behind, Ms Bience...
Court

SERAP Reports FG to UN for Disobeying Court Orders’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned Mr. Diego García-Sayán, UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers requesting him to...
PDP

Presidency Lambasts PDP Over ‘Incomprehensible’ Letter To The UN

SOUTH MILWAUKEE WI. (GVE) – The letter written by the National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Mr. Uche Secondus to the United...
Somalian attack on April 9, 2017

AU, UN request somali leaders talks peace with New house speaker

The African Union and United Nations envoys in Somalia have lauded the peaceful election of Mohamed Sheikh Abdirahman Mursal as the new Speaker of...
United Nation

UN finds conflict, climate change as key promoters of global hunger

The United Nations said Wednesday that the main drivers of hunger and malnutrition were man-made conflict and climate change and the protracted crises that...
Internally displaced Persons (IDPs) from Partaker estate demonstrate at the entrance of the National Human Rights Commission in Abuja, capital of Nigeria, Sept. 3, 2015. The IDPs took part in a demonstration on Thursday protesting against poor living conditions and eviction from their camp. (Xinhua/Olatunji Obasa)

AU, UN call for support to internally displaced persons in Darfur, Sudan

Reiterating the encouraging development in Darfur, Sudan, the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) have called for support to the internally displaced...
Over two hundred Nepalese peacekeepers arrive in Juba from the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), to reinforce the military component of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). UN Photo/Isaac Billy

UN trains African peacekeepers on engineering operations

The UN Department of Field Support (DFS) said Wednesday it has kicked off a new phase of training for African peacekeeping troops to boost...

UN, AfDB seek to improve sanitation services in Somalia

The UN migration agency said Tuesday it has launched a project to improve access to water and sanitation services in rural areas of Somalia. The...
UNMISS Police chief hails female peacekeepers’ contribution to protection of civilians

UN Commends Ghanaian Female Peacekeepers For Their Immense Contribution

The Head of Police in the United Nations Mission says the role women plays in the UN peacekeeping operations is critical to the protection...
Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC)

GACC Embarks On Regional Float To Mark UN International Anti-Corruption Day

As part of commemorating this year’s United Nation International Anti-Corruption Day, the Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) in partnership with the Ghana Police, Private Enterprise...
human rights

#EndSARS: SERAP Takes Moses Motoni’s Case to the UN

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an urgent appeal to four UN special rapporteurs drawing their attention to “the arbitrary arrest and...
growth

UN Says Asia-Pacific Policy Priority Should Fall In Line With Achieving SDGs

Economic conditions in Asia-Pacific remain stable, supported by stronger-than-expected performances in some of the region’s larger economies and steady performance in most smaller ones. Deepening...

Stakeholders urged to see partnership as social contract

The Multi-Stakeholder Conference on the Sustainable Development Goals opened on Thursday, with a call on development actors to strongly work together and forge strong...
violence

UN Charge Public to Help End Violence Against Women and Girls

Actions are needed now more than ever to prevent and respond to violence against all women and girls, underscored United Nations representatives at the...

Nestlé, USAID Support Cereal Farmers In Northern Ghana

Nestlé has embarked on a project assessment visit with the USAID to Northern Ghana, where the company, in partnership with USAID, is supporting cereal...
digital

UN to launch Chinese-funded digital library on Kenya’s traditional games

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will next week launch a digital library on traditional games in Kenya to preserve the...

Education Elude Refugees All Over The World

The world can only advance cohesion and solidarity amongst displaced persons and help create the right environment for a purposeful dignified life, if there...
Climate Change

COP23 Announce Ambitious Clean Energy Development

Various leaders and actors from a wide range of sectors attending the UN Conference of Parties (COP23) on Climate Change, on Friday announced a...

New Key Partners Backing UN Climate Change Conference

New key partners that are backing the UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, to help address climate change challenges and implement the...
Global human rights

POS Foundation Joins Gov’t To Improve Human Rights

Mr Jonathan Osei Owusu, the Executive Director, POS Foundation, has said Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) would strengthen their partnership with the Government to improve...
child labour

Child Labour Remains A Silent Nightmare

The psychological effects of child labour on victims are enormous and sometimes is extremely painful to look at scars at the back, thigh, forehead...

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