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  1. Disarmament chief says small arms remain threat to peace and security

    - UN News

    The High Representative for Disarmament Affairs told the Security Council on Wednesday that Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW), in the context of peacekeeping operations, are a "threat" that can "exacerbate conflict, render arms embargoes ineffective, endanger ‘blue helmets’, humanitarian workers and local populations, and complicate peace agreements."

  2. Guterres criticizes ‘unprecedented expulsion’ of staff from Ethiopia; calls for focus on saving lives

    - UN News

    UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday urged authorities in Ethiopia to allow vital humanitarian work there to continue, following the recent decision to declare seven of the Organization’s staff persona non grata and expel them from the country.

  3. Children ‘indoctrinated’ to fight for insurgents in Mozambique: UNICEF

    - UN News

    In northern Mozambique, worrying reports emerged on Tuesday that children as young as five have been shown how to handle weapons and indoctrinated to fight with insurgents.

  4. Tigray: Food aid reaches Afar and Amhara, but situation still ‘dire’

    - UN News

    The first round of food distributions to people in Afar and Amhara regions impacted by the spread of the conflict in northern Ethiopia has been completed, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday. 

  5. Violence, aid access continues to obstruct humanitarian effort in DR Congo

    - UN News

    Violence and access constraints in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continue to hamper humanitarian operations in a context where one in three people need assistance, the senior UN official in the country told the Security Council on Tuesday.  

  6. Haiti facing stalled elections, kidnapping surge, rampant insecurity

    - UN News

    Haiti is currently undergoing “one of the most fraught periods of its recent history”, the head of the UN office in the country told the Security Council on Monday.  

  7. UN chief condemns attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali

    - UN News

    The UN Secretary-General has condemned an attack against peacekeepers in Mali on Saturday which left one Egyptian ‘blue helmet’ dead, and four others seriously injured.

  8. Non-Violence Day offers prospect for ‘new era of peace, trust and tolerance’

    - UN News

    In his message for the International Day of Non-Violence, on Saturday, the UN chief noted that the day provides an opportunity to usher in a “new era of peace, trust and tolerance”.

  9. Education a ‘powerful tool’ to counter hate speech, UN chief tells online forum

    - UN News

    Growing polarization and intolerance are fuelling a rise in hate speech worldwide, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday, in remarks to the opening of an online forum to counter this “global firestorm” through the power of education. 

  10. Ethiopia: 7 UN officials told to leave country within 72 hours

    - UN News

    Secretary-General António Guterres voiced his shock on Thursday after the Ethiopian Government declared seven UN staff persona non grata, ordering them to leave the country within 72 hours.  

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