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.


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.


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.


Children are the face of conflict-fuelled humanitarian tragedy in South Sudan – UNICEF

A child carries his younger sister on his back. Both children are living on the street in Aweil, South Sudan.


In 2018 make migration safe for every child – UNICEF

An estimated 400 children have died along Central Mediterranean route this year, showing dangers children face without safe migration pathways

A child walks past mattresses laid on the floor in the women's section of the Al-Nasr detention centre in Zawiya, Libya, Sunday 20 August 2017.


'Golden opportunity' missed for progress on intra-Syrian talks, says UN envoy

Staffan de Mistura, UN Special Envoy for Syria briefs the press during the intra-Syrian talks, Geneva.


UN chief stresses need to denuclearize Korean Peninsula, avoid ‘sleepwalking into war’

Secretary-General António Guterres speaks to journalists at a press conference at Japan National Press Club in Tokyo.


With ‘so much at stake’ in crisis-torn South Sudan, UN and partners launch $1.72 billion appeal

Women in Ganyiel, Unity state, South Sudan, collecting bags of food. The situation in Ganyiel is dire, with thousands of people having fled to the area from famine-stricken Leer and Mayendit counties.


Three months after deadly hurricanes hit Caribbean islands, thousands of children still in need of assistance

TJ Hickson, 5, stands outdoors near a partially destroyed brick building, in South Hill District, on the island of Anguilla – which was hard hit during Hurricane Irma.


New funding will allow countries to secure sustainable vaccine supplies and reach children more quickly - UNICEF

Initiative to support countries' vaccine supply through bridge financing receives financial boost from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

A child is being vaccinated against polio and given vitamin A supplement in the village of Bako, in the North West of Côte d’Ivoire.