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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

A failure to remain focused on the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh “would have tragic outcomes” for the nearly one million children, women and men living in Cox’s Bazar, said William Lacy Swing, Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IO...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

“We are now in a race against time as a major new emergency looms,” United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi told the Security Council via videolink from Geneva, Switzerland.  

He said that the Kutupalong area in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar is...

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

While the eyes of the world are on Myanmar's northern Rakhine and Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh, more than 60,000 Rohingya children remain nearly forgotten, trapped in appalling camps in central Rakhine where the shelters teeter on stilts above garbage and excrement, the Un...

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

The United Nations expert on the human rights situation in Myanmar on Wednesday expressed disappointment at the Government’s decision to deny her all access to the country and withdraw cooperation for the duration of her tenure.

“I am puzzled and disappointed by this de...

Friday, September 22, 2017

President Faustin Archange Touadéra of the Central African Republic addresses the general debate of the General Assembly’s seventy-second session. UN Photo/Cia Pak

The President of the Central African Republic (CAR), Faustin Archange Touadéra, reaffirmed today at the Un...

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Rohingya refugees, displaced by violence in Myanmar, at a camp in Coxs Bazar, Bangladesh. (File) Photo: UNHCR/Saiful Huq Omi

The United Nations today welcomed the release of the final report of an independent advisory body looking into the situation in Myanmar's Rakhine...

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Families evacuated from East Ghouta, Syria, congregate in the courtyard of the Dahit Qudsayya collective shelter for basic aid. Photo: OCHA/Josephine Guerrero

27 April 2017 – With fighting intensifying on numerous fronts in Syria over the past months, the top United Nat...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

President Evo Morales Ayma of Bolivia, addresses the General Assembly high-level event to mark the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. UN Photo/Manuel Elias

Endorsement of the principles of the United...

Friday, March 31, 2017

A medical practitioner uses a Mid Upper-Arm Circumference (MUAC) measuring tape on a child indicating Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) at a mobile clinic at a temporary settlement for families forced to move because of drought near the town of Ainabo, Somalia. Photo:UNI...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

A family climbs out of their destroyed home to flee minutes after an ISIS suicide car bomber detonated his vehicle on the street outside their home in the Al Andalus neighbourhood of Mosul, Iraq. Photo: UNHCR/Ivor Prickett

The top United Nations human rights official to...