United Nations officials say global action is needed to improve responses to the threat of drought around the world.
Rwandan Maj. Gen. Jean Bosco Kazura will lead the U.N. Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday.
A day of mourning was declared in the Pakistani city of Quetta after two bombings carried out by Islamic militants killed 25 people, officials said.
It's critical that a U.N. peacekeeping mission near the Israeli border with Syria can operate freely and without risk, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon renewed his call Friday for Israel to freeze its settlement activity in the West Bank, calling it "unhelpful."
The launch of the United Nation's official "WeChat" account Friday is a bid to enhance the organization's social media presence in China, U.N. officials said.
The use of rape and sexual abuse as a weapon of war in parts of northern Mali is widespread, a U.N. special envoy in child rights said.
UPI Almanac for Thursday, June 13, 2013.
The U.N. Assistance Mission in Iraq said it is committed to finding a political solution to crises in the country but is frustrated with the level of violence.
Rebel leaders accused of recruiting child soldiers to fight pro-government forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo will face justice, a U.N. envoy said.