The UN is on “high alert” as armed groups threaten to destabilize the capital city of the Central African Republic.

Only a parallel, all-inclusive transformative political process can lead to resolution of the refugee crisis and tackle terrorism in Syria.

The United Nations in Burundi is calling for aid funding for its deepest political crisis since the end of the civil war.

Ban Ki-moon today said that in order to create a low-carbon, climate-resilient future, allocating appropriate finance is of key importance.

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund are calling for an immediate polio vaccine campaign in Ukraine.

The World Food Programme is “seriously concerned” about the safety and food security of Afghans who have yet to flee Kunduz.

The UN authorized for operations by the EU and individual countries to inspect vessels of suspected people smuggling in the Mediterranean.

Global youth unemployment rates have stabilized but remain above financial crisis levels, according to the International Labour Organization.

Experts have begun post-disaster excavation surveys and rescue excavations at earthquake damaged UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Nepal.

The UN has urged the Mexican Government to “bind itself to a new sense of urgency in solving the enormous human rights challenges it faces.”

UNHCR warned of increasing risk to refugees and addressed the importance of the institution of asylum remaining fundamentally humanitarian.

Rwanda and the United Nations refugee agency have agreed on a timetable to resolve the situation of refugees displaced between 1959 and 1998.

The UN World Health Organization and the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS have developed new standards for adolescent healthcare services.

Somalia has ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child and renewed the call for the US to join the treaty as well.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of El Salvador stated that progress in achieving Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has been insufficient.

Syria’s Foreign Minister criticized world leaders at the United Nations for providing haphazard support to Syria’s fight against extremism.

UN officials strongly condemned the air strike on the MSF hospital in Kunduz, which resulted in a number of deaths and injuries.

Ban Ki-moon welcomed the submission of national climate action plans by 147 countries, calling it a “positive first step” to climate change.

India has for long been pursuing for a permanent membership in the UNSC, can it get what it wants?India has for long been pursuing for a permanent membership in the UN Security Council, can it get what it wants?

The UNHCR announced today the opening of new camps for internally displaced persons in Baghdad , providing shelter to close to 3,500 Iraqis.

Indian PM Modi hosts the first G4 summit since 2004 with an aim to get a permanent seat in the UNSC

Appalling living conditions and restrictions force thousands of Syrian refugees into Europe

UN Senior Officials are describing the current situation in Yemen as “beyond tragic” for all affected by the hostilities.

Here are 10 slightly interesting facts about the beloved United Nations, today, celebrating its’ 70th Birthday.