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A Venezuelan migrant girl drinks water from the tap, in a camp run by the UN refugee agency UNHCR in Maicao, Colombia May 7, 2019. Picture taken May 7, 2019.

More Than 70 Million Displaced Worldwide – UN

UN officials said the number was likely higher, as the Venezuelan crisis was only partly reflected The number of people fleeing war, persecution and conflict exceeded 70 million globally last year – the highest number in the UN refugee agency’s almost…

19th June 2019
United Nations issues new stamp to pay tribute to late Kofi Annan

United Nations Issues New Stamp To Pay Tribute To Late Kofi Annan

To honour the former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the United Nations Postal Administration of the Department of Operational Support issued a definitive stamp of US$1.30 on May 31.   The stamp features a portrait of the late Kofi Annan which…

1st June 2019
A child is vaccinated for measles and mumps

Measles Cases Triple Globally in 2019, Says UN

The World Health Organization says the latest figures paint “an alarming picture”   The number of measles cases reported worldwide in the first three months of 2019 has tripled compared with the same time last year, according to the World Health…

15th April 2019

US Ambassador To UN, Nikki Haley Resigns

US President Donald Trump has accepted the surprise resignation of UN Ambassador Nikki Haley. He told reporters in the Oval Office alongside Mrs Haley that she would be leaving the post at the end of the year after doing “an incredible…

9th October 2018

Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan Dies At 80

Former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan has died. According to Ghanaian media, he died in Switzerland, this morning August 18th after a brief illness. Mr. Annan was the 7th Secretary-General of the United Nations. Born in Kumasi on April 8, 1938,…

18th August 2018

Buhari Addresses United Nations General Assembly [Full text]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday ​called for on restructuring of the United Nations. In his speech to the UN Assembly, Buhari said how to restructure the world body should be priority number one. Nothing that “several ideas are out there”, he…

19th September 2017

Photos: President Buhari Departs For UN General Assembly in US

President Buhari this morning, departed Abuja to New York for the 72nd Session of the United Nation General Assembly. See more photos below…