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The UN Secretary-General and human rights chief have condemned the coup d’état in Burkina Faso and called for the immediate release of the country’s transitional leaders.
Refugees must to be dealt with as human beings, and the migrant community, including economic migrants, cannot be dismissed “with a wave of the hand,” says top UN official.
The Executive Director of the United Nations Children’s Fund has made a powerful plea for action to protect migrant and refugee children.
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees has urged the European Union to speed up the formulation of an adequate collective response to the migrant crisis.
The UN refugee agency is assisting refugees and migrants amid chaotic scenes over the weekend as thousands of people tried to cross into Macedonia from the Greek border.
The UN has called for the Greek government to strengthen migrant reception facilities and for Europe to bolster humanitarian coordination.
Christian Aid has welcomed the Islamic Climate Change Declaration launched today at the international Islamic climate symposium held in Istanbul.
A severe funding shortfall in Iraq is pushing the United Nations World Food Programme to cut the amount of aid it delivers to nearly one million displaced people.
In a message commemorating the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki, Ban Ki-moon has paid tribute to all who are striving to rid the world of nuclear weapons.
Negotiations between 193 countries have produced an agreement which will open a new era in the fight against poverty, inequality and environmental destruction, says Christian Aid.