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The Clear Sound of Bell Resonates in Melbourne for the Victims of State Violence

The 63rd United Nations DPI/NGO Annual Conference was held in Melbourne from August 30 to September 1, 2010. The Bell of Peace came back to Australia together with the Cultural Goodwill Group of Love and Peace after last visit to Sydney Olympic Games in 2000. The Bell has traveled around the globe with consolidation of good thoughts and good wishes from 152 bell-ringers, including heads of states and world leaders.

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UN condemns killing of peacekeepers in Darfur

7 May 2010 – The United Nations has voiced outrage after two peacekeepers serving with the joint African Union-UN force in Sudan's war-scarred Darfur region were killed and three others seriously wounded in an ambush earlier today.

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Ban urges nations to make nuclear disarmament targets a reality

Ban urges nations to make nuclear disarmament targets a reality
Monday, May 03, 2010

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses High-Level Review Conference
The world is looking to the more than 100 nations gathered at United Nations Headquarters today for a major nuclear non-proliferation conference to take decisive action to build a safer world, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said at the event’s start.

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Türkiye, Syria quake latest: full scale of disaster still unfolding, UN humanitarians warn

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The search for survivors following the earthquake is continuing in the Al-Aziziyeh neighborhood of Aleppo in Syria.

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Lack of jobs, the main driver of violent extremism in sub-Saharan Africa: UNDP

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A Nigerien soldier guards a strategic location in Ouallam, Niger.

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UN agencies launch emergency response after devastating Türkiye and Syria quakes

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The Turkish Red Crescent has been involved in the relief effort in Gaziantep following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake.

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UN chief: Build ‘alliance of peace’ on International Day of Human Fraternity

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he UN chief is calling for a global alliance of peace.

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Iraq must seize ‘brief window of opportunity’ to turn tide of instability

Iraq’s political class must urgently seize the current brief window of opportunity to break chronic cycles of instability, the UN Special Representative told the Security Council on Thursday.

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Nigeria: UN genocide expert warns against worsening security situation

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Internally displaced mothers with their children attend a WFP famine assessment exercise in Borno State, northeastern Nigeria.

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Iran Blames Israel for Drone Attack

Iran on Thursday blamed Israel for a drone attack that took place Saturday in the central Iranian city of Isfahan.

A letter posted on the website of Iran’s mission to the United Nations said preliminary indications were that Israel “was responsible for this attempted act of aggression.”