EUROPE

19/May
Thousands of migrants rescued on Mediterranean in a single day – UN agency
18/May Challenges can derail Bosnia and Herzegovina from path of stability, Security Council told
17/May
Secretary-General Guterres praises a united Europe as ‘fundamental pillar’ of strong UN
Amid ‘alarming rise’ in obesity, UN study finds one in three European adolescents overweight
16/May
With barely enough money for food, conflict-displaced Ukrainians struggling to survive – UN
UN envoy warns against Kosovo and Serbia trading ‘ethno-nationalist’ barbs
09/May
Mediterranean: Coast guard on alert after shipwrecks as smugglers take advantage of calm waters
EU an ‘indispensable’ UN partner, working for rules-based international order, Security Council told
08/May Refugees along Mediterranean crossing may face ‘horrendous abuses’ at the hands of smugglers – UN
04/May Europe: 24,600 refugee children ‘in limbo’ at risk of mental distress, UNICEF warns
28/Apr UN calls for restraint following violence in former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
26/Apr Chernobyl 31 years on: International cooperation still needed to address consequences, says UN
24/Apr UN calls for probe and accountability following possible landmine blast in eastern Ukraine
21/Apr UNICEF calls for action to prevent more deaths in Central Mediterranean as attempted crossings spike
12/Apr UN agencies welcome EU policy to protect migrant and refugee children
10/Apr
UN refugee agency urges EU States to suspend transfers of asylum-seekers to Hungary
Security Council condemns ‘barbaric and cowardly’ terrorist attack in Stockholm
07/Apr
Children in east Ukraine need urgent care to overcome trauma of conflict – UNICEF
UN condemns deadly Stockholm attack; wants those responsible to face justice
03/Apr Those responsible for St. Petersburg metro attack must be held accountable – UN chief Guterres
31/Mar UN chief Guterres welcomes announcement of adherence to ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

30/Mar UN refugee agency stresses importance of search missions after latest shipwreck in Europe

29/Mar UN health agency highlights importance of measles vaccine amid Europe outbreak

28/Mar  Belarus: UN expert decries Government’s return to mass violence against peaceful protestors

27/Mar UN agency chief urges stronger cooperation to aid refugees’ transfer from Greek islands

23/Mar UN condemns deadly terrorist attack in London; expresses solidarity with UK government and people

17/Mar 

EU-UN cash transfer plan for education aims to reach 230,000 refugee children in Turkey
More than 14,000 asylum-seekers relocated from Greece and Italy, says UN migration agency
Toll on refugee and migrant children continues to mount one year after EU-Turkey deal – UNICEF
10/Mar With fighting near industrial sites, UN expert warns Ukrainians of chemical disaster risk
Turkey: UN report details allegations of serious rights violations in country’s southeast

07/Mar Hungarian law that could detain all asylum-seekers violates country’s legal obligations – UN agency

UN migration agency seeks $25 million to aid families in eastern Ukraine
21/Feb –  At Security Council, UN chief Guterres highlights global significance of a peaceful Europe

20/Feb – UN honours ‘outstanding diplomat,’ Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin, who passed away at 64

18/Feb – At Munich Security Conference, UN chief Guterres highlights need for ‘a surge in diplomacy for peace’

17/Feb – Germany is symbol of tolerance and hospitality for those in need of protection – UN chief Guterres

One million Ukrainian children now need aid as number doubles over past year – UNICEF

16/Feb – New UN report reveals obstacles to combat impunity for conflict-related sexual violence in Ukraine

15/Feb – UN emergency food agency to feed some 220,000 people in conflict-affected Ukraine

12 Feb  – In Turkey, UN chief Guterres discusses Syria, Iraq, Cyprus with President
07 Feb –  Thousands of children out of school as classrooms shelled in eastern Ukraine – UNICEF
03 Feb – Civilians face ‘dire’ situation amid ongoing hostilities in eastern Ukraine, UN warns
02 Feb
Dangerous conditions in Ukraine after heavy fighting shuts down power, water – UNICEF

EU should seek common approach to address tragic loss of life on Mediterranean – UN agencies

Heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine extracting heavy civilian toll, UN Security Council hears