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Nobel Peace Prize goes to UN Goodwill Ambassador and Congolese doctor, highlighting sexual violence

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2018 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Nadia Murad, is the UNODC Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity...

Nigeria inundated by floods; UN steps up disease prevention efforts

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A WHO official vaccinates a child against cholera during an OCV campaign in Borno state,...

UNICEF unmasks supervillain in new global comic contest

UNICEF and Comics Uniting Nations are calling on children and young people to defeat the ultimate supervillain – Silence – to help end violence in and around schools.

Republic of Korea supports displaced families through cash assistance in Iraq

A contribution of US$1.5 million from the Republic of Korea will enable the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to provide cash assistance to some 68,000 vulnerable displaced Iraqis through electronic cash cards and mobile money transfers.