Myanmar's Suu Kyi meets Tillerson, UN chief on Rohingya crisis
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi faced rising global pressure Tuesday to solve the crisis for her nation's displaced Rohingya Muslim minority, meeting the UN chief and America's top diplomat in the Philippines.
Death penalty has 'no place in 21st century:' UN chief
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for an end to the death penalty Tuesday, insisting it has "no place in the 21st century."
After UN appeal, foundation accelerates campaign against child sexual abuse
president, Jose Foundation, Prince Martins Abhulimhen, the call by the UN head, where he said ‘Sexual exploitation and abuse has no place in our world’ has renewed our organisation’s desire to continue to wage war on those who...
UN chief asks Cameroon to probe attacks on anglophones
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called on Cameroon to probe deadly attacks in the country's restless English-speaking region after protests leading to a symbolic declaration of independence.
Africa rejects UN-Habitat reform, new agency to tackle global urbanisation
African Group is of the view that the package of recommendations will not necessarily serve to strengthen UN-Habitat and enhance its effectiveness, efficiency, accountability and oversight, as envisioned in the New Urban Agenda.
Nigeria submits progress report on SDGs as nations commit to 2030 agenda
A global initiative to accelerate the uptake of eliminating poverty, bolstering equality and sustainability has undergone a status update by the United Nations’ Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
UN sues for increased peace, diplomacy in Nigeria
The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, has called for a surge in diplomacy for peace and for a new emphasis on preventing conflicts in Nigeria and the world in general.
UN chief restates support to FG over Boko Haram
The Secretary-General of the UN, Mr António Guterres, has reiterated the organisation’s support to the Federal Government in the ongoing fight against terrorism and violent extremism.
UN chief expresses sadness over China’s landslide
The Secretary-General of the UN, Mr António Guterres, says he is saddened to learn of the loss of lives and devastation caused by the mudslides in Maoxin county, Sichuan Province, in China.