Civil Society
New York,Sept 4 (JEN): Around one-in-three young people across 30 countries say they have been bullied online, while one-in-five report that they have skipped school because of it. Those are some of the key findings in a new poll released on Wednesday by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the UN Special Representative on Violence against Children. more
Restoring government control across Central African Republic is ‘key’ to lasting peace, stability – UN envoy

New York: While many positive steps have been taken in the Central African Republic (CAR), progress has been too slow and is continually under threat from “those who seek private ga ...

Peacekeeping chief highlights challenges facing UN Police

New York: Top cops from across the globe are meeting at United Nations Headquarters this week to chart a vision for the police components deployed to UN peacekeeping missions.

UN chief in Mali to mark determination, dedication, service and sacrifice of peacekeepers

New York: On the eve of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers this Tuesday, in the dimly lit streets of Bamako, the Malian police set out to conduct a night patrol with the ...

Ukraine: UN warns of civilian casualties in

New York, Feb 15 (Just Earth News): Intensified fighting between Government and non-Government forces near densely populated areas in eastern Ukraine is endangering civilians, the senior ...

Civil society must be partners in implementing UN sustainability agenda: Ban

New York, Sep 1 (JEN): With speakers of parliament meeting at United Nations Headquarters at a moment when the world is gripped by multiple crises – displacement has soared to all-tim ...

Alarming levels of insecurity in Nigeria driving civilian displacement: UN agency

New York, Jun 13 (JEN): The World Food Programme (WFP) expressed on Friday its particular concern about the consequences of insecurity in Nigeria, which has displaced so far 200,000 people, ...

Civilians in Yarmouk facing vulnerability of highest severity: UN agency

New York, May 19 (JEN): As the United Nations agency assisting Palestinian refugees in the Middle East continued humanitarian operations in around the Yarmouk Camp, deep concerns remained ab ...

UN spotlights power of sports to advance shared values

New York, May 23 (JEN): High-level officials, prominent athletes and youth teamed up at the United Nations in New York on Thursday to spotlight the values that the world of sports can advanc ...

UN reports Internet well on way to 3 billion users

New York, May 6 (JEN): Releasing new statistics on Monday, the United Nations International Telecommunications Union (ITU) announced that by end 2014, there will be nearly three billion Inte ...