Showing posts with label conflicts. Show all posts
Showing posts with label conflicts. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

UNSC adopts resolution to protect children in armed conflict

UNSC adopts resolution to protect children in armed conflict
The Security Council on Monday adopted a resolution aimed at a framework for mainstreaming protection, rights, well-being and empowerment of children throughout the conflict cycle.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Iran condemns US arms flow to Middle East

US arms flow to Middle East
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slammed the US arms sales to the Middle East for fueling conflicts, the state TV reported Thursday.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Saturday, September 16, 2017

World hunger on rise again due to conflicts, climate change in decade: UN report

World hunger on rise again due to conflicts, climate change in decade
Global hunger is on the rise again after steadily declining for more than a decade, affecting nearly 11 percent of the global population, largely due to conflicts and climate change, a UN report claimed on Friday.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

UK activists demand end to Saudi Arabia, UAE arms sales

Campaign groups and legal experts have called on the UK to end arm sales to Saudi Arabia and its allies, warning that continuing to do so may be in violation of international law.

Monday, May 1, 2017

FAO, WFP warn against ignoring famine alarm in Yemen, Africa

FAO, WFP warn against ignoring famine alarm in Yemen, Africa
The leaders of the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) called on the international community to urgently step up action to prevent further hunger deaths in four countries stalked by famine: north-eastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Children paying heaviest price as conflict in Yemen enters 3rd year, says UN

As the escalation of the conflict in Yemen enters its third year this week, the top UN humanitarian official has called on the parties to the conflict to commit to political dialogue and resolve the situation or risk an unending manmade crisis.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Yemen: UN Renews Push to End Conflict as Death Toll Passes 10,000

The death toll in the war in Yemen has risen to more than 10,000, according to the UN, with the organization launching a fresh plea for all sides involved in fighting to put an end to the two-tear conflict.

Friday, September 16, 2016

EU Wants to Stop Illegal Migration, Improve Situation on Ground - Merkel

EU Wants to Stop Illegal Migration, Improve Situation on Ground
The European Union is going to stop or at least to reduce illegal migration and wants to fight the roots of the problem, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday after an informal meeting of EU leaders in Bratislava.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Saturday, June 4, 2016

UN chief shocked at grave violence against children in conflict countries

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday expressed shock at the scale of grave violations against children in such countries as Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria and Yemen.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

1.5 mln people in E. Ukraine face hunger (UN)

About 1.5 million people living in the conflict-affected areas in eastern Ukraine are facing hunger, among which 300,000 are experiencing severe food shortages, the United Nations food relief agency said here Tuesday.

Friday, March 4, 2016

Record 1.25 mln migrants in EU in 2015

A record 1.25 million asylum seekers arrived in the European Union in 2015, more than double the figure from the previous year, official data showed on Friday as EU leaders prepared for a crucial summit with Turkey to try to stem the flow of refugees.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Palestinians want to join world to end conflict with Israel

The Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Amman Sunday and told him the Palestinian leadership is working with the international community to hold an international peace conference to find a 5+1 formula and end the conflict with Israel.

Monday, December 7, 2015

Desperate farm families in eastern Ukraine forced into ‘difficult choices’ to survive – (UN agency)

UN, 7 December 2015 – The absence of financial, physical, social and human resources has left some 700,000 farm households extremely vulnerable in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine, the results of a United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) household survey revealed today, and also warned of food insecurity among those families due to “skyrocketing” commodity prices.

Friday, October 9, 2015

Warning against ‘toxic public debates,’ UN official urges global compact on refugee and asylum matters

UN,  8 October 2015 – The top protection expert in the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) today warned of a growing risk to people fleeing conflict and persecution and called for “an all-out effort to ensure that protection, and in particular the institution of asylum, remains life-saving, non-political, and fundamentally humanitarian.”

Monday, October 5, 2015

Over a million Africans displaced in one year (UN body)

Over one million Africans, including South Sudanese, Burundians and Libyans have fled their countries in the last 12 months, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has said.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.