AFRICA

22/May
UN agency works to fill humanitarian vacuum in north DR Congo after aid groups’ departure
UN refugee agency ramps up response as Libya’s humanitarian crisis deepens
20/May Libya: UN chief urges all sides to restore calm in aftermath of deadly attack on southern airbase
19/May
UN chief congratulates Algeria on peaceful parliamentary elections
Yemen’s war pushing Somali refugees to return home – UN agency
UN emergency food agency sending rations to war-torn Central African Republic
South Sudan: UN report exposes human rights violations against civilians in Yei
Southern Africa: UN, Mozambique host first-ever forum to fight trafficking of people with albinism
18/May Experts race against clock to quell Ebola outbreak in remote DR Congo province – UN
17/May As Somalia combats insecurity, drought worsens ‘more rapidly than projected’ – UN official
10/May
Amid spreading cholera outbreak, UN migration agency aids South Sudanese

UN condemns deadly attack on peacekeepers in Central African Republic

09/May Central African Republic: UN Mission condemns deadly attack on peacekeepers
08/May
More than one million children have fled escalating violence in South Sudan – UN
Nigeria: Welcoming release of 82 Chibok girls, UN urges support for their rehabilitation
In Zimbabwe, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador calls for more protection of child victims of sexual violence
International Criminal Court may investigate migrant-related crimes in Libya, Security Council told
07/May
South Sudan: UN peacekeepers deployed to enable aid delivery to Upper Nile’s Aburoc area
Nigeria: UNICEF welcomes release of 80 Chibok schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram
06/May Security Council condemns attack against UN Mission in South Sudan
19/Apr
Discovery of more mass graves reveal ‘unfolding horror’ in DR Congo – UN rights chief
Senior UN official in South Sudan warns women and girls face ‘extremely high risk’ of sexual assault
Peacekeepers in South Sudan working to strengthen protection of civilians – UN chief
General Assembly confirms appointment of Achim Steiner as new UN development chief
UN, African Union sign new partnership framework to better respond to evolving challenges
Political momentum must be renewed if Libya’s challenges are to be addressed – UN envoy
18/Apr
Grotesque rape chants expose ‘campaign of terror’ in Burundi – UN rights chief
UN blue helmets and Malian forces targeted in ‘cowardly’ terrorist attacks
Diseases and sexual violence threaten Somalis, South Sudanese escaping famine – UN
17/Apr
Somalia: UN, global partners commend creation of National Security Council
04/Apr
A ‘different’ Darfur has emerged since 2003; exit strategy for AU-UN mission being considered
Central African Republic: Security Council pledges support for President’s efforts to stabilize country
Recent attacks show pirates off Somalia’s coast still a potent threat – UN agency
31/Mar
Approval of Somalia’s new cabinet a ‘green light for action,’ says UN envoy
DR Congo: Security Council extends peacekeeping mandate, but reduces troop strength
30/Mar
Civilian protection, aid access at risk as violence flares in Central African Republic – UN
As famine looms, malnutrition and disease rise sharply among Somali children – UNICEF
Conflict now eroding food security in ‘stable’ areas of South Sudan – UN Mission
29/Mar
 UN chief confirms the remains found in DRC those of the two missing experts
Children in countries facing famine threatened by lack of water, sanitation – UN agency
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