France thinks that it is unlikely that a no-fly-zone will be established over Syria in the near future given opposition to such a measure by members of the UN Security Council.
Shells hit a United Nations base in Sudan's troubled South Kordofan state on Friday, killing one peacekeeper and wounding two more, a UN spokesman said
Peru will host the 2014 ministerial-level climate conference — a key meeting just one year before the deadline for a new, global deal on curbing global warming, the UN’s climate chief said Friday.
The UN's top human rights forum on Friday condemned the involvement of foreign fighters in Syria's civil war, singling out the pro-regime forces sent across the border by Lebanon's Hezbollah.
The new United Nations envoy for Somalia arrived today in Somaliland, which he said has remained “an island of relative peace and stability” and could provide lessons for peace consolidation throughout the wider region.
A United Nations investigator said Wednesday his reputation is being smeared and he won't resign, despite calls for his ouster over provocative remarks about terrorism, the United States and Israeli policy.
The United Nations today welcomed the international community’s pledge of €3.25 billion to support a recovery plan for Mali, which is emerging from a recent crisis that saw its northern territory overtaken by extremists and hundreds of thousands of people uprooted by conflict.
The president of Togo, one of the world's poorest countries, on Monday slammed rich nations who have cut development aid saying it contributes to the spread of terrorism.
From the Horn of Africa in the east and across the Sahel to the west, terrorism continues to pose a threat to the continent’s peace, security and development, Ban Ki-moon said today as he warned that Africa was facing a rise in the presence of extremist groups and terrorist entities.
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay announced Thursday an updated list of 92,901 documented cases of individuals killed in Syria between March 2011 and the end of April 2013.
The UN peacekeeping department has asked Austria to postpone the planned withdrawal of its troops from the buffer zone separating Israel and Syria in the Golan Heights, a UN spokesman told reporters here on Thursday.
Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Babacar Gaye as his Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office for the Central African Republic (BINUCA) based in Bangui.