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  1. UN crime prevention chief pledges enhanced cooperation in Somalia

    - UN News

    The Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Ghada Waly has highlighted the threats of transnational organized crime, terrorism, and corruption which is plaguing Somalia.

  2. ‘Clear and convincing information’ that hostages held in Gaza subjected to sexual violence says UN Special Representative

    - UN News

    Following a 17-day visit to Israel, the UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict reported on Monday that she and a team of experts had found “clear and convincing information” of rape, and sexualized torture being committed against hostages seized during the 7 October terror attacks.

  3. ‘Mega election’ 2024 could be a landmark for democracy: UN rights chief

    - UN News

    Dozens of elections taking place this year around the world will likely be “free from hatred” and respect the will of the people, but there are warning signs that several polls may not - from Bangladesh to Chad, Hungary, Russia and Senegal, UN rights chief Volker Türk warned on Monday.

  4. UPDATING LIVE: General Assembly meets to examine US veto of Gaza draft resolution

    - UN News

    The General Assembly is now meeting to examine the US veto of the latest Security Council draft resolution calling for a ceasefire in war-torn Gaza, where a grim, forewarned landscape of famine has seen babies and children die of starvation in recent days. Follow our live coverage here and at @UN_News_Centre.

  5. Gaza war may fuel much wider Middle East crisis, warns UN rights chief

    - UN News

    Negotiations for a ceasefire in Gaza continued in Egypt for a second day on Monday as the UN’s top rights official warned that the war there risked morphing into a much “wider conflagration” enveloping every country in the Middle East and beyond.

  6. Security Council reiterates call for immediate and safe aid delivery to Gaza

    - UN News

    The UN Security Council has underscored the need to protect civilians in Gaza in the wake of the deadly incident at an aid convoy on Thursday.

  7. Roughly 9,000 women killed so far in Gaza war: UN Women

    - UN News

    The Gaza conflict “is also a war on women”, who continue to suffer its devastating impacts, the UN agency championing gender equality has said.

  8. Guterres urges support for Haiti in remarks to regional leaders

    - UN News

    UN Secretary-General António Guterres appealed on Friday for greater support for an international mission to help Haiti combat rampant gang violence in remarks to regional leaders meeting in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

  9. UNHCR assists thousands fleeing armed group violence in northern Mozambique

    - UN News

    The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has voiced deep concern over the escalating humanitarian crisis in the restive Cabo Delgado province in northern Mozambique following a recent surge in violence and attacks by armed groups.

  10. World News in Brief: Another month of extreme heat, Sudan exodus continues into Chad, Zero Discrimination Day

    - UN News

    February saw more extreme heat and unusually high temperatures in both hemispheres, the UN weather agency (WMO) said on Friday.

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