United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today condemned the bombing at the Boston Marathon
The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) today confirmed the death of four crew members on board one of its helicopters that crashed on Saturday in the eastern province of South Kivu.
The United Nations human rights office today expressed shock by the content of a video showing the apparent torture of two men in Fiji, and called on the Government to ensure the perpetrators are prosecuted and the victims protected.
The UN Secretary General responds to the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon took steps meant to ensure a safe election in presidential election.
Many chemicals found in household and industrial products that have not been adequately tested could have disrupting effects on the hormone system and lead to significant health issues, according to a United Nations report released today.
South Sudan will be the first State to adopt a new United Nations-backed initiative aimed at creating a free and safe environment for journalists and media workers, the UN envoy to the country has announced.
An independent inquiry mandated by the United Nations has called on Israel to halt all settlement activity and to ensure accountability for the violations of the human rights of the Palestinians resulting from the settlements
The top United Nations humanitarian official in the occupied Palestinian territories is “seriously concerned” about increased civilian casualties resulting from the use of live ammunition by Israeli forces.
The United Nations human rights office today voiced concern at an “alarming” pattern of violence in Venezuelan prisons, with the latest incident leaving 58 inmates dead and around 100 injured.
Despite lingering economic instability due to the global financial crisis, international tourism increased robustly over the last year with continuing growth expected throughout 2013, the United Nations today announced
Speaking at the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on the continent’s leaders to boost efforts to lift millions out of poverty and end recurrent cycles of violence to accelerate development in the region.
The Joint Special Representative of the United Nations and the League of Arab States on the Syrian crisis, Lakhdar Brahimi, has just concluded a visit to Turkey
A top United Nations envoy today said he was alarmed at recent reports that Israeli settlers have repeatedly attacked Palestinian farmers
A new draft law criminalizing any reference to homosexuality in the media or public domain violates Ukraine’s commitment to freedom of expression and information, the United Nations said today
A timely and decisive response is vital in the face of genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity, top United Nations officials stressed today, highlighting the need to act when a State fails to protect its own people.
The United Nations General Assembly today elected Serbia’s Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic as the President of the upcoming 67th session of the Assembly.
An independent United Nations human rights expert today expressed deep concern over the fate of two Palestinian prisoners detained without charges by Israel, and called for their immediate release.
The UN’s human rights chief today warned that there must be no reprisals against Sri Lankan human rights defenders
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed today the swearing in of the Government of National Unity in Yemen, calling it an important milestone in implementing the transitional agreement in the country