Rights / Gender
New York,Sept 11 (JEN): Since the inauguration of Guinea-Bissau’s new Government in July, the political arena has been dominated by preparation for presidential elections, the assistant chief for UN peacekeeping operations in Africa told the Security Council on Tuesday, briefing members on the state of the nation, and the UN peacebuilding office there (UNIOGBIS). more
Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told

New York, July 17 (JEN): The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current situation in t ...

UN chief calls for Security Council to work with Myanmar to end ‘horrendous suffering’ of Rohingya refugees

New York, Despite the efforts made by the United Nations over the past year to help create safeguards for all communities in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, it is clear that conditions are ...

Hunger continues to intensify in conflict zones, UN agencies report to Security Council

New Delhi, Jan 30 (JEN): Food insecurity – or lack of access to enough food – continues to worsen in places torn by conflict, United Nations agencies reported Monday, listing ...

South Sudan: Ceasefire violations, hostile propaganda undercut regional peace push, Security Council told

New York, Jan 25 (JEN): While the signing last month of a ceasefire accord among South Sudan’s warring parties is a great stride forward, it is just a first step toward peace and st ...

Security Council condemns reported slave trade of migrants in Libya

New York, Dec 8(Just Earth News): The United Nations Security Council on Thursday condemned the slave trade of African migrants in Libya as “heinous human rights abuses which may al ...