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Experts head to Vienna to discuss advances in monitoring, verification under UN nuclear test-ban treaty

Scientists and technical experts from all over the world are gathering this week in Vienna, Austria, for a meeting convened by the United Nations partner organization working to establish a verification regime to monitor global compliance with...

On International Day Against Drug Abuse, UN urges collective action to realize global commitments

To mark the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, the United Nations is calling on all countries to honour their commitments to address the scourge and to ensure that steps to do so are consistent with human rights and...

On International Day Against Drug Abuse, UN urges collective action to realize global commitments

To mark the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, the United Nations is calling on all countries to honour their commitments to address the scourge and to ensure that steps to do so are consistent with human rights and...

Experts head to Vienna to discuss advances in monitoring, verification under UN nuclear test-ban treaty

Scientists and technical experts from all over the world are gathering this week in Vienna, Austria, for a meeting convened by the United Nations partner organization working to establish a verification regime to monitor global compliance with...

Secretary-General extends condolences to victims in oil tanker truck explosion in Pakistan

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres &#8220is saddened&#8221 to learn of the large number of deaths and injured following today&#39s explosion of an oil tanker truck in eastern Pakistan, his spokesperson has said.

Secretary-General extends condolences to victims in oil tanker truck explosion in Pakistan

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres &#8220is saddened&#8221 to learn of the large number of deaths and injured following today&#39s explosion of an oil tanker truck in eastern Pakistan, his spokesperson has said.

With hidden lives vital to our own, ‘seafarers matter,’ says UN on International Day

Highlighting the challenges faced by seafarers &#8211 women and men sailing and working aboard ships &#8211 the United Nations International Maritime Organization has called on everyone around the world to show appreciation for their...

UN chief ‘saddened’ by loss of life and devastation caused by landslide in China

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres &#8220is saddened&#8221 to learn of the loss of life and devastation caused by the landslide in China&#39s southwestern province of Sichuan, his spokesperson said today.

Yemen hit by world’s worst cholera outbreak as cases reach 200,000 – UN

Yemen is now facing the worst cholera outbreak in the world, with suspected cases exceeding 200,000 and the number increasing at an average of 5,000 a day, the United Nations warned today.

In Haiti, Security Council spotlights opportunities for country’s reform towards stability and development

Wrapping up a three-day visit to Haiti, a Security Council delegation today stressed that it has accomplished the objectives of the mission, including a first-hand look into how best the United Nations could contribute to the country&#39s...