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Guterres says UN stands in solidarity with disaster-hit Sierra Leone

Amid a mudslide and flooding in Sierra Leone, Secretary-General António Guterres today reiterated that the United Nations stands in solidarity with the Government and people in the ongoing rescue efforts.

UN chief Guterres condemns terrorist attack in Burkina Faso

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the terrorist attack carried out yesterday in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso.

Fighting famine: ‘Unprecedented crisis’ putting 20 million people at risk, warns UN agency

Twenty million people risk dying of hunger in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and the north-east of Nigeria, including 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition, the United Nations food relief agency said, spotlighting today its worldwide...

Amid soaring food insecurity in DR Congo, UN agencies call for food aid, supplies

More than one in ten people living in rural areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are hungry due to escalating and prolonged conflict and displacement, United Nations agencies today reported, warning that the situation will worsen...

One UN peacekeeper killed, another injured in coordinated attack on mission base in central Mali

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali today confirmed the death of a national soldier and one UN peacekeeper in an attack by non-identified gunmen.

Yemen’s cholera epidemic surpasses half-million suspected cases, UN agency says

More than 500,000 people in Yemen are suspected of having cholera, the United Nations health agency today said, warning that the disease is spreading quickly due to a lack of clean water or health access.

Congratulating Kenyan people on peaceful elections, UN chief stresses dialogue to ease tensions

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated today the people of Kenya for their peaceful participation in the presidential elections, and, stressing the importance of dialogue to defuse tensions, called on the political...

Congratulating Kenyan people on peaceful elections, UN chief stresses dialogue to ease tensions

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated today the people of Kenya for their peaceful participation in the presidential elections, and, stressing the importance of dialogue to defuse tensions, called on the political...

In Iraq, UN Youth Envoy says young people are ‘most valuable force we have to shape a better future’

As International Youth Day events kicked off worldwide today, at a special event in Iraq, the United Nations Secretary-General&#39s Envoy on Youth, Jayathma Wickramanayake, pledged to do everything in her power to ensure the voices of youths,...