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    Russia school shooting: Guterres ‘deeply saddened’ by attack which left 15 dead |

    According to news reports, the gunman who was known to authorities and was a former pupil at the school Number 88, was wearing a...

    Building peace, preventing violence, and supporting community resilience in Haiti |

    The UN Peacebuilding Fund, (PBF), which emphasizes the role of women and youth in peacebuilding efforts through their meaningful participation, began work in Haiti...

    Beware the ‘poison of war’ says Guterres, championing a ‘call for peace’

    The UN chief commemorated the International Day of Peace on Friday with the annual ringing of the Peace Bell ceremony followed by a minute...

    Humanitarian needs ‘growing exponentially’ across Sudan, mission chief warns Security Council |

    UNITAMS chief and UN Special Representatives, Volker Perthes, warned that amid “continuing deterioration” on a socio-economic level, the overall situation in Sudan, “will continue...

    UN meeting upholds need to remember and support victims of terrorism |

    The first UN Global Congress of Victims of Terrorism will address key issues that include protection, remembrance and recognition, and access to justice, as...

    One third of Gaza Strip population in need of psychological and social support |

    Over three violent days in early August, until a ceasefire was reached on 7 August, Israeli Defence Forces launched some 147 air strikes against...

    IPSS Review Letter 2019 – 2021

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). IPSS Review Letter 2019 – 2021 This IPSS Review Letter for 2019, 2020, and 2021 offers a detailed summary of the...

    Path to peace ‘forged by dialogue and cooperation’ Guterres tells Security Council  |

    Path to peace ‘forged by dialogue and cooperation’ Guterres tells Security Council  Recommit to “dialogue, diplomacy and mutual trust”, Secretary-General António Guterres urged ambassadors in...

    UN chief to rich nations: ‘Open wallets’ and ‘hearts’ for developing countries to purchase...

    Ships carrying grain have been leaving there under a recent UN-brokered agreement, and Mr. Guterres said Odesa was a symbol of what countries can...

    South Sudan: ‘Urgent collective efforts’ needed in most dangerous humanitarian situation |

    “It takes a village to raise a child. In the same way, it takes an array of partners to support crisis-affected people,” stated Sara...

    Ukraine: UN chief appeals for end to military activities at Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant |

    Europe’s largest nuclear plant has been occupied by Russian forces since March, and last week the external power supply system was damaged in an...

    From Hiroshima, UN chief calls for global nuclear disarmament |

    “Nuclear weapons are nonsense. Three-quarters of a century later, we must ask what we’ve learned from the mushroom cloud that swelled above this city...

    Yemen truce renewed for another two months |

    The extension includes a commitment by the Government and Houthi rebels to intensify negotiations to reach an expanded agreement as soon as possible.  The envoy thanked...

    DR Congo: Guterres ‘outraged’ over peacekeepers’ aggression, calls for accountability |

    In Kasindi, North Kivu province, military personnel of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) opened fire while returning from...

    The MOU between IPSS and IPIS was signed

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The MOU between IPSS and IPIS was signed On Thursday, June 30, 2022, a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation between...

    Tana Forum Secretariat Assessment Visit to Bahir Dar (23 – 25 June 2022)

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Tana Forum Secretariat Assessment Visit to Bahir Dar (23 – 25 June 2022) The Tana Secretariat team travelled to Bahirdar...

    Ukraine: Four months after Russian invasion, humanitarian needs intensify |

    Speaking from Kyiv, Humanitarian Coordinator for Ukraine, Osnat Lubrani, described the heartbreak she felt after seeing “this destruction, this suffering”, in Mariupol, Kharkiv, Kyiv, Bucha,...

    Human rights under threat in DR Congo and beyond, Security Council hears |

    Bintou Keita, who also heads the UN’s Stabilization Mission in DRC (MONUSCO), said peacekeepers under her command were “determined to protect civilians and help...

    Ukraine: Cycle of death, destruction, dislocation, and disruption ‘must stop’  |

    “The cycle of death, destruction, dislocation, and disruption must stop”, underscored Rosemary DiCarlo.  Depravity of war  Amidst a new wave in recent days of missile and...

    Syria: Decade of brutal war left nearly 307,000 civilians dead |

    “The conflict-related casualty figures in this report are not simply a set of abstract numbers, but represent individual human beings,” UN High Commissioner for...

    Ukraine: UN and partners deliver lifesaving aid to Donetska region |

    The 12 trucks carrying food, water purification tablets, hygiene and other desperately needed household items, arrived in the region on Monday.  Yesterday,...

    Obituary

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). It is with deep regret and profound sadness that we announce the sudden demise of our close colleague and...

    Five countries elected to serve on UN Security Council |

    Ecuador, Japan, Malta, Mozambique and Switzerland will join the UN body responsible for the maintenance of global peace and security, beginning in January 2023. 

    The Tana High-Level Forum on Security in Africa Date Announcement

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Tana High-Level Forum on Security in Africa Date Announcement Today, the Tana Forum Secretariat is pleased to announce that the...