AFRICA

10/Mar UN aid chief urges global action as starvation, famine loom for 20 million across four countries

09/March  

‘Holistic thinking’ needed for peace, development in Lake Chad region – Deputy UN chief Mohammed

Burundian authorities ‘shut doors’ to engagement, cooperation – Security Council told

08/March In Nairobi, UN chief Guterres marks International Women’s Day, hails Kenya’s role in multilateralism

07/March ‘The world must act now to stop this,’ UN chief Guterres says on visit to drought-hit Somalia
06/March West Africa can serve as a model for preventive diplomacy – UN political chief
21/Feb
‘Time lost means lives lost,’ warns UN aid chief, releasing funds to tackle drought in Ethiopia
Trial of Gaddafi regime a ‘missed opportunity for justice’ – UN human rights chief
20/Feb
Famine declared in region of South Sudan – UN
Critical food aid shortages hit Africa’s refugees hard, UN warns
19/ Feb
Attack in Somali capital a reminder of extremists’ indifference towards human life – UN envoy

UN, international organizations condemn attacks on civilians in parts of Central African Republic

17 Feb 

Central African Republic: UN mission reinforces presence in restive Bambari

Atrocities will end in South Sudan only when perpetrators ‘face consequences’ – UN rights official

11 Feb

DR Congo: UN mission strongly condemns persistent violence in Kasai Provinces
Security Council strongly condemns continued fighting in South Sud

10 Feb

South Sudan, Africa’s largest refugee crisis, needs urgent response – UN agency

Senior UN officials call for close cooperation to address migrant, refugee flows in Libya

Somalia: UN Security Council urges sustained momentum towards democratic governance

09 Feb

Averting famine should be ‘top of the agenda’ for new Somali government; Guterres says UN ready to assist
Central African Republic: Senior UN official condemns armed, forceful entry into hospital
Fighting reaches ‘worrying proportions’ in South Sudan’s north-east – UN mission

08 Feb

Somalia: UN mission pledges support as new President will face ‘daunting challenges’

Côte d’Ivoire could be ‘success story’ if peacekeeping gains fully backed, Security Council told

07 Feb

Land urgently needed to avert ‘drastic deterioration’ in Burundian refugee camps in neighbouring countries
Senior UN official urges Libya to protect migrants from conflict-related sexual violence
Ideals and values that inspired creation of International Criminal Court still hold true – UN adviser

06 Feb

Burundi: Measures being used to ‘criminalize’ work of human rights defenders, warn UN experts
UN urges renewed fight to end female genital mutilation as populations grow where practice occurs

03 Feb

Fresh violence in Central African Republic western town displaces thousands, UN office says Adhere to safeguards, avoid pushing back refugees, UNICEF, UN rights experts urge Europe

02 Feb 

UN court decides to hear case between Kenya and Somalia concerning maritime delimitation Urgent scale-up in funding needed to stave off famine in Somalia, UN warns

01 Feb

UN envoy strongly condemns attack on UN team near Nigeria-Cameroon border