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UN women’s commission opens annual session at ‘pivotal moment’ for gender equality movement

Secretary-General António Guterres (left) and Geraldine Byrne Nason, Permanent Representative...

No end in sight to seven years of war in Syria: children with disabilities at risk of exclusion

Hanaa, 8, was paralyzed by an exploding bomb in Aleppo and lost the use of her legs. She now uses a...

WFP Expands School Meals Programme in Kyrgyzstan

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is scaling up hot school meals to cover more than half of Kyrgyzstan’s primary schools over the next five years, thanks to a contribution of US$10 million from the Russian Federation.

Japan announces fresh support to WFP in Yemen

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a contribution of US$16 million from the Government of Japan on Mar 12, which provides a significant boost to WFP operations aimed at averting famine in Yemen.