Secretary-General
António Guterres
Secretary-General
António Guterres
Secretary-General
António Guterres
Secretary-General
António Guterres
Secretary-General
António Guterres
Secretary-General
António Guterres

At least 51 trillion microplastic particles are already in our oceans. Shrink your plastic footprint & take action for #CleanSeas. Here's how: https://t.co/0y09PmpgyH #EarthDay https://t.co/vORm6uSUTm

RT @WHO: Today is #EarthDay. The health of humanity is directly related to the health of our environment. #ClimateChange threatens your h…

"Whether it is against terrorists or criminal militias, natl actors provide the only sustainable response. The role of peace operations is to empower them, not substitute for them" -- mediator & former @UNPeacekeeping chief @JGuehenno https://t.co/aDCkcAUIov

Happy #EarthDay from NYC! Here's how you can join people around the 🌎 to protect our one and only planet: https://t.co/tXaiQwmaYp #GlobalGoals https://t.co/XIEWuQ5eGR

RT @GlobalGoalsUN: No one can live without water. We must protect the world’s water resources to meet human, economic and environmental nee…

"Through the @UN, the world offered a hand and we took it" -- @GeorgeWeahOff on the life-saving value of international cooperation & @UNPeacekeeping as Liberia enters a new era https://t.co/rvvX7OM068

Indonesia provides 2700 military & police officers to 9 @UNPeacekeeping operations around the world. We thank them for their service & sacrifice. https://t.co/lZYeCoS6BZ #ServingForPeace https://t.co/eG3PdMpNBY

.@UN_Spokesperson says @AntonioGuterres wishes the leaders of the two Koreas “every success in their courageous and important task of resuming sincere dialogue, leading to sustainable peace" https://t.co/Bns84FeDJp

This week we honoured 140 colleagues from 42 nations killed in the line of duty: 123 were military personnel; three police; and 14 civilians. #ServingforPeace https://t.co/1e36skQTfO

RT @UNESCWA: Have you heard about the Arab Forum for Sustainable Development? #AFSD2018 Building a more prosperous🌍where no one is left b…

Want to help save the world this #EarthDay but don't know how? Get ideas here: https://t.co/Vu8PlAcM2K #GlobalGoals https://t.co/Y4w6su5Det

RT @pahowho: Today is the first day of the Vaccination Week in the Americas. Despite progress, 1.4 million children in the Americas still d…

Syria: @AntonioGuterres says Security Council unity & political action is key to stopping brutal conflict, and ending impunity of chemical weapons use https://t.co/JEwgoTyJCk #UNSCinSweden

RT @UNOCHA: → Humanity → Neutrality → Impartiality → Independence These 4️⃣ important principles guide the @UN's humanitarian work: https…

Sunday is #EarthDay! Here's how you can take climate action and live more sustainably every day: https://t.co/Vu8PlAcM2K #GlobalGoals https://t.co/ApqOwArLPH

RT @UN_Vienna: Welcoming visitors from around the world on guided tours in German, Hungarian, English, Spanish & Chinese #today. Find out a…

RT @Refugees: UNHCR managed to deliver this week urgently needed assistance to hundreds of displaced Libyan families in Murzuk, southern #L

1000+ indigenous reps are discussing ways to protect their collective land rights at @UN4Indigenous Forum, continuing next week in NYC. https://t.co/kZsNWlOMGi #WeAreIndigenous https://t.co/hl4xW2gj30

21 Apr 2018

The members of the United Nations Security Council need to find a way to unite and punish anyone found to have used chemical weapons in Syria, in line with international law.

RT @UEFA: 🌞 What a day! ⚽️ A huge thank you to the players, the fans and everyone who supported #MatchForSolidarity🙌 Team @LuisFigo were…

"The sad fact is that people do lose their lives while serving the United Nations, and it is our duty to honour their service and sacrifice." -- @antonioguterres at memorial service for fallen UN staff this week https://t.co/fYgwQkIadQ

RT @SweMFA: Sunny first day for #UNSCinSweden at Backåkra. We’re hoping this serene location can facilitate deep & constructive discussions…

21 Apr 2018

Following the leader of North Korea’s announcement that nuclear and missile tests are to end, the United Nations chief António Guterres said on Saturday that the “path is open for the peaceful denuclearization of the Korean peninsula”.

Preview: @UN_PGA has invited world leaders to next week’s #Peace72 meeting on peacebuilding &  #sustainingpeace. Stopping wars before they break out will save countless lives. Info: https://t.co/5XAQP4yZcw https://t.co/tvXe0t3r4N

RT @OPCW: 🔴 BREAKING: #OPCW Fact-Finding Mission Team Visits #Douma#Syria. Press Release: https://t.co/P3ZqKqK0gf

RT @SwedishPM: Happy to welcome the UN Secretary-General @antonioguterres and the Security Council to Backåkra, Sweden. Hope the good discu…

RT @UEFA: Who are you backing at the #MatchForSolidarity? Team Figo or Team @10Ronaldinho? ❤️ #MatchForSolidarity is a special charity gam…

RT @UN_Spokesperson: .@antonioguterres welcomes the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s decision to suspend nuclear tests and launches…

A host of football greats, men & women, took a tour of @UNGeneva ahead of Saturday’s ⚽️ #MatchForSolidarity. Captains @10Ronaldinho & @LuisFigo & teams play to raise money for children with disabilities. Info: https://t.co/fFW6NdXi5N Watch: 15:30CET https://t.co/gKmFFZUzyN https://t.co/fRcc8jV7uq

RT @antonioguterres: As conflict rages in many parts of the world, I look forward to working with all Members of the Security Council, gath…

#StandUp4HumanRights and #FightRacism. Everywhere. Every day. Here's how: https://t.co/siDRqxkzEm https://t.co/xwHGcijWKN

Saturday is the 1st World Creativity & Innovation Day! See why creativity & innovation are essential for a sustainable future: https://t.co/1t8rJpDBxo #GlobalGoals https://t.co/dSm3vTCeVW

Nearly half the population of South Sudan struggles to find enough food each day. Here's what @WFP is doing & how you can help: https://t.co/DpgNSQIKBV https://t.co/I0YDNrSWpY

RT @nmladenov: 🔴 It is OUTRAGEOUS to shoot at children! How does the killing of a child in #Gaza today help #peace? It doesn’t! It fuels an…

RT @UNGeneva: TOMORROW: Geneva plays host to a unique ⚽match promoting peace, human rights & well-being, through the #GlobalGoals. 👉 Learn…

RT @UN_News_Centre: UN chief @antonioguterres condemns abduction and killing of media workers near #Ecuador-#Colombia borderhttps://t.co/J

Innovation is key to achieving the #GlobalGoals. Find out more on Saturday's 1st World Creativity & Innovation Day: https://t.co/bd1ro5i3Bj https://t.co/spO1uecmK3

RT @DagHammarskjold: Join us on Sunday at 5pm CEST as @UN Secretary-General @antonioguterres gives the annual Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture. Fol…

20 Apr 2018

At the conclusion of a four-day visit to South Sudan, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Bintou Keita urged stakeholders to engage genuinely and constructively in finding a political solution to the country’s current crisis.

20 Apr 2018

Africa’s attempts to achieve health for all by 2030 could be threatened unless the continent address the twin challenges of undernutrition and obesity, experts attending a United Nations meeting in Nairobi this week have warned.

20 Apr 2018

Despite warnings, Nigerian refugees and asylum-seekers who fled Boko Haram violence continue to be returned from Cameroon, the United Nations refugee agency has said, underscoring the need to accord international protection to those in need.

20 Apr 2018

The world needs a new approach to peace, which is why the United Nations General Assembly will hold a major meeting next week to discuss ways to foster peace by focusing on conflict prevention, mediation, dialogue and diplomacy, the 193-member body’s President has said.

Secretary-General
António Guterres

RT @UNPeacekeeping#Liberian president @GeorgeWeahOff recalls his youth spent in a slum of #Monrovia to his rise in professional football…

20 Apr 2018

Highlights of UN events during the coming week: Secretary-General António Guterres delivers annual Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture General Assembly convenes high-level meeting on peacebuilding and sustaining peace Security Council holds open debate on youth, peace and security World Intellectual Property Day to empower women in...

20 Apr 2018

Transforming pineapple skins into product packaging or using potato peels for fuel may sound far-fetched, but such innovations are gaining traction as it becomes clear that an economy based on cultivation and use of biomass can help tackle pollution and climate change, the United Nations agriculture agency said on Friday.

20 Apr 2018

Informal comments to the media by H.E. Amb. Riyadh Mansour, Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine to the United Nations, on the situation in Palestine

20 Apr 2018

It is Hernawan Rizky Yudhantoro’s first deployment with an international peacekeeping operation. The Indonesian police officer serves with the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID), a region of Sudan where conflict has left some 2.7 million people displaced and over 2 million in need of humanitarian assistance.

20 Apr 2018

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. Read more on https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/

Millennials are using social media to drive change in Africa. Find out how in latest edition of @AfricaRenewal: https://t.co/MMnL2RnfbX

RT @SweMFA: What better way to spend the weekend than in the company of friends in the Swedish countryside? Keep track of the Secretary-Gen…

20 Apr 2018

Daily Press Briefing: Ecuador, Sweden, World Bank/IMF Meetings, Syria, Middle East, Myanmar, Sahel, Liberia, Youth, Global Compact, Chinese Language Day, Zambia, and Press Encounters Noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General. HIGHLIGHTS: - SECRETARY-GENERAL SPEAKS OUT AGAINST KILLING OF MEDIA...

20 Apr 2018

Top stories from UN News this week: Tackling sexual violence in conflict Myanmar needs peace and reconciliation Protecting indigenous peoples’ rights More at UN News: news.un.org/en/

RT @UNFPA: Migrant women should NEVER be denied the right to #SafeBirth! See why #migration is a feminist issue: https://t.co/Ji2hO0TGlq h…

20 Apr 2018

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the kidnapping and killing of three media workers near the border between Ecuador and Colombia, confirmed on 13 April, as well as the subsequent kidnapping of two other Ecuadorian nationals.

20 Apr 2018

All stakeholders in South Sudan must “engage genuinely and constructively in finding a political solution” to the conflict there, a senior United Nations peacekeeping official said at the end of her four-day visit.

Secretary-General
António Guterres

Save the World! #FBF to children's plea at #COP23 climate conference. Ahead of Sunday's #EarthDay, get ideas for climate action here: https://t.co/K0aDMQXinD  #GlobalGoals https://t.co/oZzrT7gf04

Secretary-General
António Guterres
20 Apr 2018

The arrival of pre-monsoon rains in southern Bangladesh has revealed an alarming level of risks for Rohingya refugees, United Nations humanitarian agencies said on Friday, warning that they do not  have the funds needed to protect hundreds of thousands of desperate people once the rainy season begins in earnest.

RT @FAOKnowledge: Traditional agricultural systems are vital for sustaining livelihoods, preserving knowledge, and protecting fragile lands…

UN Peacekeepers leave their families behind and travel to some of the most hostile environments on the planet to help others. More on the brave men & women #ServingForPeace: https://t.co/lZYeCoS6BZ https://t.co/A6qDM7LXF5

RT @BetterThan_Cash#Digitalpayments played a pivotal role in enabling over half a billion people access financial services for the first…

#FBF to #EarthDay 2016 when world leaders gathered at the #UNGA to sign the #ParisAgreement on climate change. Take climate action on Sunday's Earth Day & every day: https://t.co/roJjv7ZtSS https://t.co/iXGUQGfQus

20 Apr 2018

Riyad H. Mansour (at podium), Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine, briefs journalists at the Security Council stakeout. He is joined by (left to right): Bader Al Munayekh, Deputy Permanent Representative of the State of Kuwait; Mohamed Khaled Khiari, Permanent Representative of Tunisia; and Maged Abdelaziz,...

20 Apr 2018

Amena Yassine (centre), Senior Adviser to the President of the General Assembly, briefs reporters on the High-Level Meeting on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace (24-25 April 2018). At right is Brenden Varma, Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.

20 Apr 2018

Amena Yassine, Senior Adviser to the President of the General Assembly, briefs reporters on the High-Level Meeting on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace (24-25 April 2018).

20 Apr 2018

Gillian Bird, Permanent Representative of Australia to the UN and Chair of the 2018 Session of the Disarmament Commission, addresses the meeting on the Report of the Disarmament Commission to the General Assembly at its seventy-third session.

Friday is Chinese language day! Chinese is 1 of the UN's 6 official languages. See our Chinese-language social media updates here: https://t.co/cE7iMESURb https://t.co/OSIPXDad3D

RT @antonioguterres: Between July 2016 and the end of last year, 140 United Nations personnel were killed in the line of duty. Today we hon…

RT @UN_News_Centre: "The next few months provide an opportunity to bring together government institutions, local authorities and social org…

联合国中文日快乐 Friday is UN Chinese Language Day. Get our Chinese-language social media updates on @SinaWeibo here: https://t.co/so2wg0DSte https://t.co/ZEeVyT5h5C

19 Apr 2018

Commending the remarkable achievements made by the people and Government of Liberia to consolidate lasting peace and stability in the wake of a 1999-2003 civil war, the Security Council on Thursday asked the United Nations Secretary-General to conduct a study of the role played by its peacekeeping mission in resolving...

RT @iaeaorg#IAEA conducts successful test of #drones in fight against disease-transmitting mosquitos https://t.co/ZRU3FEGCsy @IAEANA @W

19 Apr 2018

In a milestone exercise that “transited the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP) from weapons to politics,” last month’s congressional elections drew millions of Colombians to the polls amid a trend towards a reduction of electoral violence, the senior-most United Nations official in the country said on Thursday

RT @WorldBank: Today at 5:10pm ET, watch @AminaJMohammed talk about how together, we can achieve the sustainable development goals. Tune i…

19 Apr 2018

Informal comments to the media by H.E. Mr. Óscar Naranjo, Vice President of Colombia, Mrs. María Ángela Holguín Cuéllar, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Colombia, and Mrs. María Emma Mejía, Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations, on the situation in Colombia.

"The United Nations has become a target of those who oppose our commitment to peace." -- @antonioguterres at memorial service for fallen UN staff https://t.co/Q3KQYnyJFk https://t.co/tEkqTWIJqu

19 Apr 2018

Were it not for the sacrifices of United Nations peacekeepers, humanitarians and other personnel, the people who needed urgent support in the most difficult and dangerous environments would have experienced greater suffering, the top UN official said Thursday in an annual memorial service for fallen colleagues. 

19 Apr 2018

Robotics may soon be a critical ally in the fight against disease-spreading bugs, a United Nations agency said Thursday after a successful test releasing sterile mosquitos from aerial drones as part of efforts to suppress the insect that spreads Zika and other diseases.  

RT @UNHumanRights#Iran: UN #HumanRights experts urge Govt to annul the death sentence against an Iranian Kurdish prisoner, Ramin Hossein…

19 Apr 2018

Peacekeeprsadt attention during the Annual Memorial Service held to honour United Nations personnel who have lost their lives while serving with the Organization.

19 Apr 2018

Family members of United Nations personnel who have lost their lives while serving with the Organization take part in the Annual Memorial Service to honour those who died.

19 Apr 2018

Daily Press Briefing: Memorial, Cote d’Ivoire, DSG Travels, Colombia, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Yarmouk, Iraq, Ukraine, World Cup, Western Sahara, Mosquitoes, General Assembly, Honour Roll. Briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights - - SECRETARY-GENERAL HONOURS U.N....

Secretary-General
António Guterres

Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. Depression can happen to anybody. Depression can be treated. Get more information from @WHO: https://t.co/psQphQtqoo https://t.co/3hNroSkkQp

19 Apr 2018

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with Demeke Mekonen, Deputy Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.

Secretary-General
António Guterres
19 Apr 2018

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with Demeke Mekonen, Deputy Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.

19 Apr 2018

Irina Schoulgin Nyoni, Deputy Permanent Representative of Sweden, addresses the Security Council meeting on behalf of the Chair of the Liberia configuration of the Peacebuilding Commission.

19 Apr 2018

Alexander Zouev, Assistant Secretary-General for Rule of Law and Security Institutions for the Department of Peacekeeping Operations, addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in Liberia.

19 Apr 2018

Observance of a moment of silence during the Annual Memorial Service in honour of United Nations personnel who have lost their lives while serving with the Organization.

19 Apr 2018

Informal comments to the media by H.E. Tekeda Alemu, Permanent Representative of Ethiopia to the United Nations, on the passing of Bernard Tanoh-Boutchoué, Permanent Representative of Côte d'Ivoire to the United Nations.

19 Apr 2018

Óscar Adolfo Naranjo Trujillo (left), Vice President of Colombia, addresses journalists following a Security Council meeting on the situation in his country.Also pictured: María Ángela Holguín Cuéllar (centre), Minister for Foreign Affairs of Colombia; and María Emma Mejía Vélez, Permanent Representative to the UN.

19 Apr 2018

Anne Nuorgam, Expert Member of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, addresses press on the topic of indigenous women defending human rights.

19 Apr 2018

Rani Yan Yan, Advisor to the Chakma Circle Chief (Bangladesh), addresses press on the topic of indigenous women defending human rights.

19 Apr 2018

Milka Chepkorir Kuto, Sengwer human rights activist (Kenya), addresses press on the topic of indigenous women defending human rights.

19 Apr 2018

Milka Chepkorir Kuto (centre), Sengwer human rights activist (Kenya), addresses press on the topic of indigenous women defending human rights.Also pictured: Anne Nuorgam (left), Expert Member of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, addresses press on the topic of indigenous women defending human rights; and Rani Yan...

19 Apr 2018

The Security Council observes a moment of silence in tribute to the memory of Bernard Tanoh-Boutchoue, the late Permanent Representative of Côte d'Ivoire to the United Nations, who passed away on 18 April.

19 Apr 2018

The Security Council observes a moment of silence in tribute to the memory of Bernard Tanoh-Boutchoue, the late Permanent Representative of Côte d'Ivoire to the United Nations, who passed away on 18 April.

19 Apr 2018

Óscar Adolfo Naranjo Trujillo, Vice-President of the Republic of Colombia, addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in his country.Seated behind him are María Ángela Holguín Cuéllar (left), Minister for Foreign Affairs of Colombia; and María Emma Mejía Vélez, Permanent Representative to the UN.

19 Apr 2018

Jean Arnault, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia, briefs the Security Council on the situation in the country.

RT @antonioguterres: United Nations personnel are regularly targeted by those who oppose peace. Today, we remember our fallen colleagues an…

RT @UNICEF: Ahead of #EarthDay 🌎, we’re LIVE with two inspiring girls: America’s top young scientist Gitanjali Rao 👩‍🔬 and the winner of ou…

19 Apr 2018

Informal comments to the media by H.E. Karen Pierce, Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations, on the Colombia peae agreement and other matters.

19 Apr 2018

Bibi Sherifa Khan (centre), President of the United Nations Staff Union, makes remarks during the Annual Memorial Service in honour of United Nations personnel who have lost their lives serving the Organization.

19 Apr 2018

Secretary-General António Guterres (second from right) meets with Óscar Adolfo Naranjo Trujillo (third from left), Vice President of Colombia.Vice President Trujillo is flanked by María Ángela Holguín Cuéllar (to his right), Minister for Foreign Affairs of Colombia; and María Emma Mejía Vélez, Permanent Representative to the UN.

19 Apr 2018

Family members of United Nations personnel who have lost their lives while serving with the Organization take part in the Annual Memorial Service to honour those who died.

RT @ilo: Today, more women than ever before are both educated and in the labour market. Yet, women are far from being equal to men in the w…

Secretary-General
António Guterres
19 Apr 2018
19 Apr 2018

A group of United Nations human rights experts have called on Iran to annul the death sentence against a prisoner citing serious concerns that he was tortured in detention and did not receive a fair trial.

Poverty can limit rural women’s access to prenatal care. Here's how @UNFPA is supporting rural midwives in Lao PDR. https://t.co/U6w5aHB6bC

19 Apr 2018

Secretary-General António Guterres (centre), Miroslav Lajčák (left), President of the seventy-second session of the General Assembly, and Gustavo Meza-Cuadra, Permanent Representative of Peru to the UN and President of the Security Council for the month of April, light a candle in remembrance of United Nations personnel who...

19 Apr 2018

Secretary-General António Guterres, Miroslav Lajčák, President of the seventy-second session of the General Assembly, and Gustavo Meza-Cuadra, Permanent Representative of Peru to the UN and President of the Security Council for the month of April, light a candle in remembrance of United Nations personnel who have lost their...

19 Apr 2018

Secretary-General António Guterres (at podium) makes remarks during the Annual Memorial Service in honour of United Nations personnel who have lost their lives serving the Organization.

19 Apr 2018

Secretary-General António Guterres (at podium) makes remarks during the Annual Memorial Service in honour of United Nations personnel who have lost their lives serving the Organization.

Recently 60+ countries committed to double number of women military officers in @UNpeacekeeping by 2020. See how @UN_Women in Kenya is supporting women #ServingForPeace https://t.co/sReaWiQGYB

19 Apr 2018

Mahamat Saleh Annadif (in blue, second from left), Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), is briefed on the terrorist attack of 14 April by Major General Jean-Paul Deconinck (left), MINUSMA Force Commander, and Brigadier General...

19 Apr 2018

Mahamat Saleh Annadif (at right in blue, back to camera), Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), visits the Timbuktu airport, which was recently destroyed by the terrorist attack of 14 April. The Special Representative is...

19 Apr 2018

Mahamat Saleh Annadif (centre), Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), meets with peacekeepers serving with the Burkinabé contingent in Timbuktu. He is accompanied by Major General Jean-Paul Deconinck (left), MINUSMA Force...

19 Apr 2018

Mahamat Saleh Annadif (fourth from left), Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), inspects the camp of the Burkinabé contingent in Timbuktu, meeting with peacekeepers serving there. He is flanked by Major General Jean-Paul...

19 Apr 2018

Chid Liberty, co-founder of Liberty & Justice, Africa's first Fair Trade Certified apparel manufacturer, addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in Liberia.

19 Apr 2018

General view of the Security Council meeting on the situation in Liberia.

40M+ people are displaced in their own countries due to armed conflict, violence or human rights violations. The UN & partners launched a global plan to protect them: https://t.co/LKCjNRkw98 https://t.co/tVV2ZQLakW

RT @Refugees: 990,000 Syrian refugees live in Lebanon - 1/2 live in extreme poverty. 1 is named Abdel. His life is saved three times eac…

Sustainably managed forests can help mitigate climate change, achieve #ZeroHunger & protect biodiversity. More on how the #GlobalGoals aim to protect life on land: https://t.co/MX5SPAoM5f https://t.co/8JUwKf2yr9

18 Apr 2018

A technical team sent by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to the site of an alleged chemical weapons attack in the United Kingdom has identified toxic agents consistent with the UK’s initial investigation, the top United Nations disarmament official told the Security Council on Wednesday.

18 Apr 2018

UNICEF and partners managed to secure the release of 207 children from armed groups in South Sudan. More support is needed to facilitate their reintegration and help them rebuild their lives. More at UN News: https://news.un.org/en/story/2018/04/1007612

18 Apr 2018

A senior United Nations humanitarian official on Wednesday called on Israeli authorities to halt plans to demolish Palestinian-owned structures and cease plans for the relocation of Palestinian Bedouin communities in the West Bank.

RT @UNESCO: Are you engaged in projects to prevent violent extremism in your neighborhood, city, country or region? We want to hear about i…

18 Apr 2018

Two hundred and seven child soldiers have been released by armed groups in South Sudan, part of a series of planned discharges that should see nearly 1,000 children return home over the coming months.

18 Apr 2018

Informal comments to the media by H.E. Karen Pierce, Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations, on the attack in Salisbury.

18 Apr 2018

Informal comments to the media by H.E. Vassily Nebenzia, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations, on the attack in Salisbury.

18 Apr 2018

Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu, Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, on the attack in Salisbury.

18 Apr 2018

Those who committed the most serious crimes in Syria must be identified, and criminal case files must be built as the basis for prosecutions, the head of a United Nations body assisting these efforts said Wednesday.

18 Apr 2018

With an estimated $220 billion of the global harvest lost to plant pests each year, the agency charged with fighting this scourge has adopted new standards and measures to safeguard  internationally traded  agricultural and forestry products.

Syria: @OPCW stresses highly volatile environment in which fact-finding mission is having to work & security risks staff are facing. https://t.co/ctdx0h08Zt

18 Apr 2018

Informal comments to the media by H.E. Karen Pierce, Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations, on the situation in the Middle East (Syria).

RT @UNDESA: "As long as our rights over our lands, aren't recognized, #indigenous people risk falling far short of the #SDGs and the world…

18 Apr 2018

Media Stakeout by H.E. Ambassador Gustavo Meza-Cuadra, Permanent Representative of Peru to the United Nations and President of the Security Council for the month of April, on the recent attacks against MINUSMA and the situation in Mali.

18 Apr 2018

A renewed United Nations-led diplomatic push is under way for a “meaningful relaunch” of intra-Syrian talks by the Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, his office has announced.

18 Apr 2018

Daily Press Briefing: Sweden, Syria, Ecuador, Chad, South Sudan, Universal Postal Union, Pests, Press Encounters, Honour Roll Briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. HIGHLIGHTS: - SECRETARY-GENERAL TO TRAVEL TO SWEDEN FOR SECURITY COUNCIL RETREAT - U.N. SYRIA ENVOY CONSULTING ON OPTIONS TO...

Indigenous women play 🗝️ roles in their communities & beyond, speaking up for women’s empowerment, land conservation, human rights & more. https://t.co/1yEHB41DN5 #WeAreIndigenous

RT @UNICEF: We’re happy to announce the release of over 200 children from armed groups in South Sudan yesterday. We’re helping them with e…

18 Apr 2018

Wide view of the Security Council meeting considering the letter dated 13 March 2018 from the Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations.

18 Apr 2018

Gustavo Meza-Cuadra, Permanent Representative of Peru to the UN and President of the Security Council for the month of April, chairs the Security Council meeting considering the letter dated 13 March 2018 from the Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations.

18 Apr 2018

With multiple crises forcing millions of people away from their homes, United Nations agencies, Governments and partners have launched a set of measures to strengthen protection of internally displaced persons as well as find solutions to address their problems.

18 Apr 2018

Briefing by Mr. Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator (OCHA), on the situation in the Middle East (Syria).

18 Apr 2018

Informal comments to the media by H.E. Vassily Nebenzia, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations, on the situation in the Middle East (Syria).

18 Apr 2018

Vassily Nebenzia, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the UN, addresses the Security Council meeting considering the letter dated 13 March 2018 from the Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations.

18 Apr 2018

Karen Pierce (left), Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the UN, speaks with Nikki R. Haley, Permanent Representative of the United States, prior to the Security Council meeting considering the letter dated 13 March 2018 from the Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations.

18 Apr 2018

Izumi Nakamitsu, Under-Secretary-General and High Representative of the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), addresses the Security Council meeting considering the letter dated 13 March 2018 from the Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations.

18 Apr 2018

Karen Pierce, Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the UN, addresses the Security Council meeting considering the letter dated 13 March 2018 from the Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations.

Live from the @UN4Indigenous Forum in NYC: panel discussion on indigenous Languages. Watch: https://t.co/XSuf9qsLww #WeAreIndigenous https://t.co/0QDOnBhvII

18 Apr 2018

Gustavo Meza-Cuadra, Permanent Representative of Peru to the UN and President of the Security Council for the month of April, addresses press following Security Council consultations on Mali.

18 Apr 2018

Carl Skau, Security Council Coordinator of Sweden to the UN, briefs journalists on the upcoming UN Security Council retreat in Sweden.

18 Apr 2018

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed (right) meets with Elina Kalkku, Under-Secretary of State of Finland.

RT @WHO: At the only paediatric hospital in Dohuk, #Iraq, 60% of patients are displaced Iraqis or Syrian refugees. WHO supports the hospita…

18 Apr 2018

Portrait of Fatima K. Mohammed, New Permanent Observer of the African Union.

"It's time to rid ourselves of the darkness & find solutions of hope for the world, where we want to live in peace & equality." -- Peruvian illustrator Ivan Ciro Palomino, whose exhibit 'AWARENESS' is currently on display at UNHQ. https://t.co/L19s4gGFiQ

Indigenous culture & music 🎶 are celebrated during this week’s @UN4Indigenous Forum in NYC. More ➡️ https://t.co/kZsNWlOMGi #WeAreIndigenous https://t.co/ctiNXejvRb

If you can't reuse it, refuse it! Get more ideas to #BeatPollution & help achieve #CleanSeas here: https://t.co/nkq6K6Hsp5 via @UNEnvironment https://t.co/IJEobhzUIU

RT @UN_Women: Effects of climate change affect women's livelihoods, but we're powering up women’s income by introducing #climatesmart alter…

RT @Refugees: Refugees have experienced real horrors. The U.S. resettlement program is a way to restore hope and dignity. Share these 5 im…

The 🌎's 370M indigenous peoples have the right to decide what happens on their lands. Hear from some of 1000+ indigenous reps at this week's @UN4Indigenous Forum ⬇️ #WeAreIndigenous https://t.co/2p6Na6j0au

17 Apr 2018

More than 40 million people are displaced by conflict and another 25 million annually by disaster ­­– within the borders of their own countries – with children, on average, making up over half those numbers, the United Nations migration agency said Tuesday.

RT @UNGeneva: Ready for Saturday's first-ever #MatchForSolidarity? We are! Read about the two teams, packed with ⚽ star-power, and the gr…

17 Apr 2018

Despite the Security Council’s demand for cessation of hostilities in Syria, civilians in the war-torn country continue to bear the “enormous” cost of intense military activity by parties to the conflict, the top United Nations relief official said Tuesday.

17 Apr 2018

Widespread violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar has led thousands to flee since August 2017. During her recent visit to the country, UN deputy relief chief Ursula Mueller urged unimpeded humanitarian access, and reaffirmed the world body’s commitment to facilitating peace, stability and...

17 Apr 2018

Although the massive outflow of Rohingya from Myanmar to Bangladesh grabbed worldwide headlines, the international community must not forget that more than 400,000 of the minority group are living in dire situations at home, a senior United Nations official said Tuesday.

RT @UNICEF: Water is not a weapon. The military destruction of water facilities is putting children’s lives at risk in Yemen: https://t.co

17 Apr 2018

Find out how the UN prevents and responds to sexual exploitation and abuse by its personnel

17 Apr 2018

The new United Nations envoy for war-torn Yemen called Tuesday for all parties to the conflict to abandon preconditions and begin negotiations, and said he would offer a new framework for talks within the next two months.

17 Apr 2018

While the world economy continues to show broad-based momentum, a new report released Tuesday by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is warning that there may be choppy seas ahead, caused by increasing protectionism or tit-for-tat trade wars.

17 Apr 2018

Thousands of representatives of indigenous peoples from all over the world gather at the 17th UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. Taking place in United Nations Headquarters in New York from 16 to 27 April, the Forum addresses a number of issues related to indigenous people rights.

With prolonged conflict & insecurity in Yemen, there are growing accounts of extortion, trafficking & deportation of refugees ⬇️ https://t.co/HH2DNIdlX1

17 Apr 2018

Daily Press Briefing: Trip Note, Syria, Middle East, Genocide, DSG, DPKO, DRC, Senior Personnel Appointment, Financing for Development, Press Conferences Today, Press Conferences Monday, Honour Roll Briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. HIGHLIGHTS: - SECRETARY-GENERAL TO VISIT SAUDI ARABIA -...

Secretary-General
António Guterres
17 Apr 2018

Daily Press Briefing: Guinea-bissau, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Unrwa, Central African Republic, Mali, Chile, Guest Today, Honour Roll. Noon Briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General. HIGHLIGHTS: - SECRETARY-GENERAL WELCOMES APPOINTMENT OF ARISTIDES GOMES AS GUINEA-BISSAU PRIME MINISTER - IN RIYADH,...

RT @antonioguterres: The Security Council debate on sexual violence in conflict highlights the vulnerability of women and girls in Myanmar…

Secretary-General
António Guterres
17 Apr 2018

The President of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, will convene a High-Level Meeting on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace on 24 and 25 April 2018. It will bring world leaders together to develop a new approach to peace – built on conflict prevention, mediation, dialogue and diplomacy.

17 Apr 2018

The United Nations chief on Tuesday stressed the importance of preventing terrorism by addressing the root causes that turn grievances into destructive action, as well as the need to sustain the world body’s funding to help countries develop their counter-terrorism capacities.

RT @IMFNews: Global economic activity continues to strengthen. Read more in our latest #WEO https://t.co/5OSWS64OSB https://t.co/0svgky6C8p

17 Apr 2018

Mirna Cunningham, of the Miskito people of Nicaragua, addresses the audience at the first informal interactive hearing of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

17 Apr 2018

Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, briefs the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East (Syria).

17 Apr 2018

Vassily Nebenzia, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations, addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East (Syria).

Resettlement in another country is a life-saving option available for only the most vulnerable refugees in the world. Learn more ➡️ https://t.co/xYlcVk2k4i via @refugees https://t.co/OsyvMYyLtw

17 Apr 2018

Informal comments to the press by H.E Mr. Khaled Mohamed Alyemany (Yemen), Permanent Representative to the Security Council for the Mission of Yemen to the United Nations, on the situation in the Middle East (Yemen).

17 Apr 2018

Briefing by Mr. Martin Griffith, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, on the situation in the Middle East (Yemen).

17 Apr 2018

Briefing by Mr. Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator (OCHA), on the situation in the Middle East (Yemen).

17 Apr 2018

Wilton Littlechild, Cree Chief from Canada, addresses the audience at the first informal interactive hearing of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

17 Apr 2018

Mariam Wallet Aboubakrine, Chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, addresses the first informal interactive hearing of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

17 Apr 2018

Mirna Cunningham, of the Miskito people of Nicaragua, addresses the audience at the first informal interactive hearing of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

Secretary-General
António Guterres
17 Apr 2018

Superintendent Zombre is a police officer from Burkina Faso serving as a UN Peacekeeper in the Central African Republic. As the president of the UN Mission’s female network of police peacekeepers, she has supported a shelter for victims of sexual and gender based violence and a gathering for women to say no to violence and yes to peace.

RT @antonioguterres: No one is born a terrorist. We must address the underlying conditions that can transform grievances into destructive a…

Secretary-General
António Guterres
17 Apr 2018
17 Apr 2018

Informal comments to the media by H.E. Karen Pierce, Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations, on the Situation in the Middle East (Yemen).

17 Apr 2018

Miroslav Lajčák, President of the seventy-second session of the General Assembly, addresses the first informal interactive hearing of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

17 Apr 2018

Pramila Patten, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, briefs journalists after addressing the Security Council's open debate on women, peace and security, on the topic: "Preventing sexual violence in conflict through empowerment, gender equality and access to justice".She is joined...

Live from the @UN4Indigenous Forum in NYC: panel discussion on "Indigenous Women Human Rights Defenders". Watch: https://t.co/WhwXXmUzNN #WeAreIndigenous https://t.co/SRhjLAGQGd

17 Apr 2018

Amid critical humanitarian needs in eastern Ukraine, the United Nations migration agency on Tuesday launched a $38 million funding appeal to reach more than 340,000 people with assistance this year – a sharp increase over the number reached to date.

17 Apr 2018

Andrew Gilmour, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, addresses the first informal interactive hearing of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

Secretary-General
António Guterres
17 Apr 2018

addresses the audience at the first informal interactive hearing of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

RT @WFP: In #Zimbabwe there are difficult area to access during the rainy season. But for Patience, who joined WFP in 2003 as a driver, no…

The @UN_PGA wants to hear from young people. Join the Youth Dialogue at UNHQ on 30 May to talk about education, employment & prevention of radicalization: https://t.co/ujFJXccPwe https://t.co/IXGQVIZDdf

17 Apr 2018

Ursula Mueller, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, briefs journalists on her recent trip to Myanmar.

17 Apr 2018

Khaled Hussein Mohamed Alyemany, Permanent Representative of Yemen to the UN, addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in his country.

17 Apr 2018

Ursula Mueller, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, briefs journalists on her recent trip to Myanmar.

RT @UN_Spokesperson: Military & security measures against terrorism are important, but we also need to address the underlying conditions th…

17 Apr 2018

Portrait of Maria de Jesus dos Reis Ferreira, new Permanent Representative of the Republic of Angola to the United Nations.

17 Apr 2018

Martin Griffith (left, at table), Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, briefs the Security Council meeting on the situation in that country.Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, is seated opposite, along with Khaled Hussein Mohamed Alyemany, Permanent...

17 Apr 2018

Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, briefs the Security Council meeting on the situation in Yemen.

17 Apr 2018

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed (right) meets with Demeke Mekonen, Deputy Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia.

17 Apr 2018

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed (right) meets with Sibusiso Moyo, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of Zimbabwe.

17 Apr 2018

Wide view of the Security Council meeting on the situation in Yemen.

17 Apr 2018

Martin Griffith, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, briefs the Security Council meeting on the situation in that country.

Meet military & police officers from Burkina Faso who are #ServingForPeace around the ? with @UNPeacekeeping in our new @Instagram story ➡️ https://t.co/UH4OQC7zhU https://t.co/HaOBXJjX0P

Secretary-General
António Guterres
Secretary-General
António Guterres

The @OPCW oversees global efforts to achieve a world free of chemical weapons, working closely with the UN. More here: https://t.co/u9QKa3YfAY https://t.co/5aEBqvqzRb

RT @UNOCHA: Over 22 million people in Yemen are in need of humanitarian aid. The @UN is working tirelessly to deliver life-saving assistanc…

RT @AminaJMohammed: “#SecurityCouncil Resolution 2106 calls on all actors to do more to combat impunity... Let us intensify our efforts t…

1000+ indigenous reps are discussing ways to protect their collective land rights at @UN4Indigenous Forum this week in NYC. https://t.co/kZsNWlOMGi #WeAreIndigenous https://t.co/UHrSH2ACxv

16 Apr 2018

Protecting the land and resource rights of indigenous peoples will not only provide security for historically exploited groups but also help the global fights against climate change and biodiversity loss, said speakers on Monday at the annual United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

RT @OPCW: 🔴BREAKING: #OPCW Director-General’s update to the 58th Executive Council Meeting on the allegations of chemical weapons’ use in #

RT @UN_Women: Once we lose our land, we lose our identity. -- Alice Lesepe. Join her & speak out for indigenous women's right to land! #We

16 Apr 2018

Internet users worldwide are becoming more worried about their privacy online and many question the protections offered by Internet and social media companies, a new United Nations survey has found.

16 Apr 2018

Press Conference by H.E. Ambassador Gustavo Meza-Cuadra, Permanent Representative of Peru to the United Nations, and Pramila Patten, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, on preventing sexual violence in conflict through empowerment, gender equality and access to justice.

Are you a young journalist looking to cover this year’s #UNGA & more? You may be eligible for a @unraf fellowship. Details: https://t.co/XN0m03On18 https://t.co/cxO19nzllD

16 Apr 2018

The United Nations Security Council has failed to prevent the Rohingya refugee crisis, and the 15-member body must refer sexual violence and other crimes against the ethnic group to the world’s top criminal court, a Rohingya lawyer said on Monday.

RT @GlobalGoalsUN: "Social and behaviour change is critical in addressing gender inequality and violence against women and girls", says @Am

Over 87% of Syrian refugees have fled to 5 neighbouring countries, mainly Turkey, Lebanon & Jordan. Get more facts and see how you can help: https://t.co/4thHk14btI https://t.co/x7p4pccPxw

16 Apr 2018

Daily Press Briefing: Secretary-General in Saudi Arabia, Syria Humanitarian, Sexual Violence, Mali, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Nepal, Ecuador, Press Conferences Today, Noon Briefing Guest Tomorrow, Honour Roll Briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. HIGHLIGHTS: - SECRETARY-GENERAL...

RT @UNICEF: Education is "the greatest weapon that can help us fight for our rights and achieve our dreams." We are so proud of our younge…

16 Apr 2018

Mariam Wallet Aboubakrine (centre), Chairperson of the sixteenth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII), speaks with Elliott Harris (left), Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development and Chief Economist, during the opening of the seventeenth session of the UNPFII.This year's...

16 Apr 2018

Remarks by Ms. Pramila Patten, Special Representative ofthe Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, on preventing sexual violence in conflict through empowerment, gender equality and access to justice.

16 Apr 2018

A woman performs during the opening of the seventeenth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. This year's forum centres on the theme: “Indigenous peoples’ collective rights to lands, territories and resources”.

16 Apr 2018

Tadodaho Sid Hill (right), Chief of the Onondaga Nation, delivers the ceremonial welcome at the opening of the seventeenth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.This year's forum centres on the theme: “Indigenous peoples’ collective rights to lands, territories and resources”.

16 Apr 2018

Tadodaho Sid Hill, Chief of the Onondaga Nation, delivers the ceremonial welcome at the opening of the seventeenth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.This year's forum centres on the theme: “Indigenous peoples’ collective rights to lands, territories and resources”.

16 Apr 2018

Informal comments to the media by H.E Mr. Mansour Al-Otaibi, Permanent Representative of Kuwait to the United Nations, on the situation in the Middle East (Syria).

16 Apr 2018

Informal comments to the media by H.E Mr. Dmitry Polyanskiy, First Deputy Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations, on the situation in the Middle East (Syria).

16 Apr 2018

Informal comments to the media by H.E Mr. François Delattre, Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations.

16 Apr 2018

Remarks by Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, on preventing sexual violence in conflict through empowerment, gender equality and access to justice.

16 Apr 2018

Gustavo Meza-Cuadra, Permanent Representative of Peru to the UN and President of the Security Council for the month of April, chairs the Security Council's open debate on women, peace and security, on the topic: "Preventing sexual violence in conflict through empowerment, gender equality and access to justice".

16 Apr 2018

María Emma Mejía Vélez (centre), Permanent Representative of Colombia to the UN and Co-Chair of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Revitalization of the Work of the General Assembly, addresses the thematic debate on the selection and appointment of the UN Secretary-General and other executive heads.

16 Apr 2018

Alice Bah Kuhnke, Minister of Culture and Democracy for Sweden, addresses the Security Council's open debate on women, peace and security, on the topic: "Preventing sexual violence in conflict through empowerment, gender equality and access to justice".

16 Apr 2018

Razia Sultana (third from left at far side of table), human rights activist and lawyer, addresses the Security Council's open debate on behalf of the NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security, on the topic: "Preventing sexual violence in conflict through empowerment, gender equality and access to justice".Ms. Sultana is...

Starting now in NYC: Opening of the 17th session of the @UN4Indigenous Forum. Watch live: https://t.co/WhwXXmCYWf #WeAreIndigenous peoples. https://t.co/UzZB9mfMTr

16 Apr 2018

Delegates with the Permanent Mission of Sweden photograph Alice Bah Kuhnke, Minister of Culture and Democracy, prior to the Security Council's open debate on women, peace and security, on the topic: "Preventing sexual violence in conflict through empowerment, gender equality and access to justice".

16 Apr 2018

A general view of the Security Council's open debate on women, peace and security, on the topic: "Preventing sexual violence in conflict through empowerment, gender equality and access to justice".

16 Apr 2018

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed addresses the Security Council's open debate on women, peace and security, on the topic: "Preventing sexual violence in conflict through empowerment, gender equality and access to justice".

16 Apr 2018

Pramila Patten, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, addresses the Security Council's open debate on women, peace and security, on the topic: "Preventing sexual violence in conflict through empowerment, gender equality and access to justice".

16 Apr 2018

A general view of the Security Council's open debate on women, peace and security, on the topic: "Preventing sexual violence in conflict through empowerment, gender equality and access to justice".

16 Apr 2018

Razia Sultana, human rights activist and lawyer, addresses the Security Council's open debate on behalf of the NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security, on the topic: "Preventing sexual violence in conflict through empowerment, gender equality and access to justice".Ms. Sultana is a Senior Researcher with Kalandan...

Secretary-General
António Guterres
16 Apr 2018

Deciding upon complaints filed by Mohamed Nasheed, the ex-President of Maldives, a United Nations human rights expert committee has called on the Government to restore Mr. Nasheed’s right to stand for public office, including the office of the President.

16 Apr 2018

Attendees of the opening day of the seventeenth session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues take a break between events.

16 Apr 2018

Catherine Marchi-Uhel, Head of the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism (IIIM) for the Crimes Committed in Syria, briefs journalists ahead of the first informal debate on the IIIM.

16 Apr 2018

Catherine Marchi-Uhel (right), Head of the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism (IIIM) for the Crimes Committed in Syria, and Christian Wenaweser, Permanent Representative of Liechtenstein to the United Nations, brief journalists ahead of the first informal debate on the IIIM.

RT @UNDESA: Indigenous peoples have their say! Don't miss our Facebook Live conversations with the custodians of our 🌍 Watch it live on ht…

RT @UNEnvironment: TODAY is the last day to submit your #YoungChamps application! We want to hear your game-changing idea for our planet 🌏…

16 Apr 2018

Evo Morales Ayma (left), President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, briefs press on indigenous peoples' collective rights to lands, territories and natural resources, on the opening day of the seventeenth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII). He is joined by Mariam Wallet...

16 Apr 2018

Evo Morales Ayma, President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, briefs press on indigenous peoples' collective rights to lands, territories and natural resources, on the opening day of the seventeenth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

16 Apr 2018

Participants take photographs at the General Assembly rostrum during the opening of the seventeenth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.This year's forum centres on the theme: “Indigenous peoples’ collective rights to lands, territories and resources”.

Starts Tuesday in Washington, D.C.: #WBGMeetings on poverty reduction, int'l economic development & more. Details: https://t.co/j8gNA9G4cE https://t.co/zuqAOZZDRb

Mali: @antonioguterres condemns Saturday’s attack on @UN_MINUSMA & pays tribute to courage of peacekeepers serving at great personal risk. https://t.co/1x1fIjB2Ss

16 Apr 2018

Evo Morales Ayma, President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, participates in the opening of the seventeenth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues along with other members of the Bolivian delegation. Pictured (left to right): Fernando Huanacuni Mamani, Chancellor (equivalent to Foreign...

16 Apr 2018

Evo Morales Ayma, President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, makes remarks during the opening of the seventeenth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.This year's forum centres on the theme: “Indigenous peoples’ collective rights to lands, territories and resources”.

16 Apr 2018

Participants of the seventeenth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues speak at the opening.This year's forum centres on the theme: “Indigenous peoples’ collective rights to lands, territories and resources”.

16 Apr 2018

Miroslav Lajčák, President of the seventy-second session of the General Assembly, makes remarks during the opening of the seventeenth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. This year's forum centres on the theme: “Indigenous peoples’ collective rights to lands, territories and resources”.

Continues this week in New York: Disarmament Commission, annual session [through 20 April]: https://t.co/kZsaPYCkVK

What's happening this week at the UN? @UN4Indigenous Forum, World Soil Week, #EarthDay & more. List of events here: https://t.co/HDzhfjBd02 https://t.co/8gzBaCASfB