The protection of Palestinian civilians could be improved by the deployment of United Nations-mandated armed forces or unarmed observers, a beefed-up UN civilian presence or expanded UN assistance, Secretary General Antonio Guterres wrote in a report on Friday.
Iran renewed its support for intra-Yemeni negotiations toward the resolution of the conflict there, saying the Saudi regime and its allies should stop their deadly attacks on the impoverished Arab state and give room to peace efforts.
China has strongly defended its human rights record at the United Nations, rejecting as “completely untrue” claims that more than one million Uighur Muslims may be held in internment camps in the country’s volatile west.
The United Nations (UN) is strongly committed to listening to the voice of the young people and opening pathways for meaningful participation in decisions that affect them, said the secretary-general of the United Nations.
The UN secretary general has thrown his weight behind the ongoing talks between North Korea and the US over the former’s nuclear disarmament, stressing that Pyongyang must be denuclearized in an "irreversible" and "verifiable" way to prevent another Hiroshima or Nagasaki incident from happening.
United Nations aid agencies called on Myanmar on Wednesday to improve conditions in Rakhine state for the safe return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh and provide a clear pathway to citizenship for those eligible.
Hundreds of pregnant women in the Yemeni city of Hodeida risk dying as the escalating conflict puts medical care out of reach in a country with one of the world’s highest maternal mortality rates, the United Nations said.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that Yemen is likely to be struck by another "major wave" of cholera cases after a series of airstrikes by Saudi Arabia struck water facilities and medical infrastructure in the port city of Hudaydah.
The UN Security Council is poised to back a US proposal aimed at removing some of the hurdles that tough sanctions on North Korea have thrown up in the way of delivering humanitarian aid, according to documents obtained by AFP.
The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria plans talks with Iran, Russia and Turkey in September to start finalizing the composition of the body intended to draft a new Syrian Constitution, a statement said on Tuesday.
A rescue operation in which an Italian towboat rescued more than 100 migrants and returned them to Libya earlier this week may have been in breach of international law, the United Nations said on Tuesday.