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New York: The United Nations envoy for Yemen expressed confidence on Thursday that a solution can be found to prevent further violence in and around the port city of Hodeida. more
Afghanistan: Over 1,000 families displaced in Kunduz due to Taliban-Military conflicts

Kabul: At least 1,000 families have been living in make-shift shelters in Afghanistan's Kunduz province, after conflicts between the Taliban and the national forces displaced them a f ...

At Security Council, UN chief calls for ‘quantum leap’ in funding activities to prevent conflict, address root causes

New York: Peacebuilding and sustaining peace require a more coherent United Nations strategy, as well a ‘quantum leap’ in funding activities that prevent the outbreak, escalat ...

Syria: UN rights officials decry ‘devastating’ impact of surging violence on civilians

New York, Jan 20 (JEN): Concerned over the devastating impact of escalating violence in Syria, where dozens of people in eastern Ghouta have been killed in recent airstrikes, and schools ...

Millions of children's lives hang in the balance as South Sudan conflict grinds on – UNICEF chief

Following a two-day visit to conflict-ravaged South Sudan, where a quarter of a million children are severely malnourished and at imminent risk of death, the head of the United Nations ch ...

After 1,000 days of conflict, Yemen sliding into 'deepening catastrophe,' UN agencies warn

New York, Dec 31(Just Earth News): As the conflict in Yemen passes the grim 1,000-day milestone, the United Nations is warning that if humanitarian workers cannot gain greater access and ...

Afghan parties must agree on ‘convincing peace process’ to end 40 years of conflict, says UN envoy

New York, Dec 22(Just Earth News): The United Nations envoy for Afghanistan on Thursday highlighted the need for the country to achieve a political settlement with the armed opposition, p ...

As crises become more complex ‘prevention must be at the centre of everything we do’ – UN chief

New York, Dec 21(Just Earth News): As conflict and its drivers become more complex, unity in Security Council will be critical – UN chief

Lack of jobs, money for rent, add to woes in conflict-affected eastern Ukraine, says UN agency

New York, Nov 30(Just Earth News): As temperatures plummet across eastern Ukraine, many – including the elderly – who fled their homes following hostilities are forced to retu ...

World must step up protection for refugees, do more to solve conflict – UN agency chief

New York, Oct 3(Just Earth News): The global community is letting down millions of refugees and internally displaced people, and needs to renew efforts to prevent and resolve conflicts, focu ...