usengageun:

ICYMI, earlier this week, the UN Human Rights Council Commission of Inquiry released a report on the human rights situtaion in the DPRK.

usengageun:

20 million people are at risk of food insecurity in the #Sahel and 2.5 million of them need urgent lifesaving #food assistance. Learn more about the 3-year Strategic Response Plan recently launched by the United Nations and humanitarian partners to provide aid to millions of people in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal.

usengageun:

20 million people are at risk of food insecurity in the #Sahel and 2.5 million of them need urgent lifesaving #food assistance. 

Learn more about the 3-year Strategic Response Plan recently launched by the United Nations and humanitarian partners to provide aid to millions of people in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal.

united-nations:

Warming of the climate system is unequivocal, human influence on the climate system is clear, and limiting climate change will require substantial and sustained reductions of greenhouse gas emissions, finds the Climate Change 2013 report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).“Continued emissions of greenhouse gases will cause further warming and changes in all components of the climate system,” said the report, released in full on ThursdayFind out about the work of the United Nations to combat climate change here.  

united-nations:

Warming of the climate system is unequivocal, human influence on the climate system is clear, and limiting climate change will require substantial and sustained reductions of greenhouse gas emissions, finds the Climate Change 2013 report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

“Continued emissions of greenhouse gases will cause further warming and changes in all components of the climate system,” said the report, released in full on Thursday

Find out about the work of the United Nations to combat climate change here.  

united-nations:

The Geneva conference on Syria has started.Read all of the statements made at the opening of the Conference here http://ow.ly/sPkqL

united-nations:

The Geneva conference on Syria has started.

Read all of the statements made at the opening of the Conference here http://ow.ly/sPkqL

united-nations:

On Wednesday UN Humanitarian Chief Valerie Amos did a Twitter chat on the Syria Crisis, taking questions from Twitter users and answering them live. Having been to the region five times in 2013 alone, she calls the conflict in Syria one of the largest humanitarian crises in the world today.
Check the questions and answers on this Storify: http://storify.com/un/askvalerie

united-nations:

On Wednesday UN Humanitarian Chief Valerie Amos did a Twitter chat on the Syria Crisis, taking questions from Twitter users and answering them live. Having been to the region five times in 2013 alone, she calls the conflict in Syria one of the largest humanitarian crises in the world today.

Check the questions and answers on this Storify: http://storify.com/un/askvalerie

united-nations:

Take this World Food Programme (WFP) quiz and save a child from hunger!For every person who takes this quiz, a child will receive a warm meal thanks to an anonymous donor to WFP.Test your hunger IQ now.

united-nations:

Take this World Food Programme (WFP) quiz and save a child from hunger!

For every person who takes this quiz, a child will receive a warm meal thanks to an anonymous donor to WFP.

Test your hunger IQ now.

Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman attends P5+1 talks on Iran’s nuclear program at the united-nations in Geneva this morning.

Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman attends P5+1 talks on Iran’s nuclear program at the united-nations in Geneva this morning.

united-nations:

Marking UN Day on Thursday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reminds us of the millions of people depend on UN humanitarian personnel for life-saving assistance and says that in a world that is more connected, we must be more united.
Read his full message at http://j.mp/OZ8tA8
Find out more about UN Day at http://j.mp/OZ8tA8

united-nations:

Marking UN Day on Thursday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reminds us of the millions of people depend on UN humanitarian personnel for life-saving assistance and says that in a world that is more connected, we must be more united.

Read his full message at http://j.mp/OZ8tA8

Find out more about UN Day at http://j.mp/OZ8tA8

Advancing equality for LGBT persons isn’t just the right thing to do. It’s fundamental to advancing democracy and human rights.
John Kerry at the United Nations, September 26, 2013
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry participates in the Millennium Development Goals Event hosted by the United Nations General Assembly at the United Nations in New York City on September 24, 2013. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry participates in the Millennium Development Goals Event hosted by the United Nations General Assembly at the United Nations in New York City on September 24, 2013. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]