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WFP Executive Director Visits Algeria, Including Camp for Western Sahara Refugees

The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), David Beasley, has concluded a two-day trip to Algeria. In Tindouf, southwestern Algeria, Beasley visited two of the five camps for refugees from Western Sahara, talking to...

OSCE participating States discussed current and future European security challenges

Chairperson of the Informal Working Group on Structured Dialogue, Ambassador Eberhard Pohl speaking at the side event, Vienna, 7...

Humanitarian Partners in Ukraine Appeal for $187 Million to Assist 2.3 Million People in Need of Assistance and Protection [EN/UK]

The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Ukraine, Neal Walker, on December 7, briefed UN Member States in Geneva on the humanitarian crisis in eastern Ukraine as part of the launch of the country’s Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP)...

US Congress Passes Emergency Spending Bill

Congress has passed an emergency spending bill to fund the federal government for two more weeks, avoiding a partial shutdown that would have taken effect Friday night.