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  1. ‘Critical opportunity’ to protect against biological warfare, countries hear

    - UN News

    The international community should push ahead with stalled plans to prevent biological weapons from being developed in the wake of COVID-19, the UN’s top disarmament official insisted on Monday. 

  2. Central African Republic: UN chief strongly condemns airfield attack which left one peacekeeper dead

    - UN News

    The UN Secretary-General on Saturday strongly condemned an attack on an airfield in southeastern Central African Republic (CAR) which left one peacekeeper from Morocco dead, while his unit was attempting to secure the perimeter.

  3. Ukraine: Missile strikes, summary executions highlight importance of international law

    - UN News

    Amidst recent allegations of war prisoners being summarily executed in Ukraine, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk expressed his shock on Friday over unabated human suffering as Russian missile and drone strikes against critical infrastructure continue on a broad scale.

  4. ‘Catastophic’ winter in store for Ukraine, warns UN peacebuilding chief, following Russian strikes on critical infrastructure

    - UN News

    Addressing the Security Council on Wednesday, Rosemary DiCarlo, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, warned of the devastation caused by Russia’s “relentless attacks” against civilians and critical infrastructure across Ukraine.

  5. Yemen: Humanitarian and economic issues must be addressed, Security Council hears

    - UN News

    Seven weeks since the UN-mediated nationwide truce in Yemen expired, the UN Special Envoy told the Security Council on Tuesday that despite “incidents of concern”, full-fledged war has not returned. 

  6. Stronger action required to address changing dynamics of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

    - UN News

    Although the past decade has seen a steady decline in piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, countries and their international partners must accelerate efforts to counter this singular threat, a senior UN official said in the Security Council on Tuesday. 

  7. Iran: 40 people killed in protests over past week – OHCHR

    - UN News

    More than 40 people have been killed in Iran during the past week, including two teenagers, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Tuesday. 

  8. Peaceful coexistence is not ‘utopia’ but reality, says UN official fostering intercultural dialogue

    - UN News

    At this transitional moment for humanity, it is important to uphold mutual respect, unity, and solidarity, the senior UN official promoting cross-cultural understanding and cooperation has stated. 

  9. DPRK missile launch ‘latest in a series of alarming activities’ – UN political chief

    - UN News

    Updating the Security Council on Monday, the head of UN Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) recalled that last Friday, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) test-fired what it described as a new-type of intercontinental ballistic missile. 

  10. Overnight blasts near Ukraine nuclear plant are ‘playing with fire!’ – UN nuclear chief

    - UN News

    Powerful explosions shook the area of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP), “abruptly ending a period of relative calm” at the facility, the head of the UN nuclear watchdog agency said on Sunday.

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