FROM THE FIELD: Chicken wings, hunger and the Super Bowl

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WFP says Americans spent around $17 billion on food, drinks, party supplies and other paraphernalia to mark the 2020 Super Bowl, the flagship event...

Myanmar: Respect people’s rights to peaceful assembly, UN human rights office...

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According to media reports, many people took to the streets in Myanmar’s commercial hub, Yangon, on Saturday to protest the military’s takeover and the...

Hopes and fears of mother-to-be in Afghanistan

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Arfia Omid works for the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Afghanistan where one in three girls are married before their 18th birthday and only...

FROM THE FIELD: COVID-19 increasing risk of female genital mutilation

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In 2018, it was estimated by the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) that globally 68 million girls were at risk; now the figure stands at...

Libya: ‘Historic moment’ as UN-led forum selects new interim leadership

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The winning slate at talks in Geneva, saw Mohammad Younes Menfi, selected President of the Presidency of the Presidency Council, where he will serve with...

Senior officials call on Israel to halt West Bank demolitions and...

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After their meeting with the Palestinian Bedouins from Humsa al Bqai’a on Thursday, Sarah Muscroft, head of the UN’s humanitarian agency in the occupied...

UN welcomes US decision to ‘strengthen its diplomatic engagement’ towards Yemen...

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In a policy speech on Thursday, President Joe Biden said that his administration would end its support for offensive operations on the part of...

Unless COVID is suppressed everywhere, we’ll be ‘back at square one’,...

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“In one sense, that’s good news, and a remarkable achievement in such a short timeframe”, World Health Organization (WHO) chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus...

Paraguay: UN rights chief calls for ‘prompt, independent’ probe into girl...

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According to Marta Hurtado, spokesperson for the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), 14-year-old Paraguayan citizen Carmen Elizabeth Oviedo Villalba, has reportedly been...

Aid agencies renew appeals for aid access to all areas in...

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The call by the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) comes three months...

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