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Global action keeping famine at bay but failing to prevent suffering, UN chief warns

21 September 2017 &#150 Nearly seven months after the United Nations issued an urgent call for action to counter the threat of famine in South Sudan, Somalia, north-east Nigeria and Yemen, global efforts have kept …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary‑General.

**General Assembly

The Secretary‑General and the Deputy Secretary‑General are continuing their activities pegged to the seventy-second session …

UN chief: Step up action to end conflicts driving “hunger crisis”

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Young girls lining up at a feeding centre in Mogadishu, Somalia, on March 9, 2017. UN Photo/Tobin Jones

The international community must do more to end conflict to stave off …

News in Brief 21 September 2017 (PM)

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Newborn in Aktau city, Mangystau oblast, Kazakhstan. Photo: UNICEF/UN044581/Kim

Invest more in policies that support childhood development: UNICEF

Governments and the private sector are being urged to support three basic …

Press Releases: Briefing on U.S. Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief

MR GREENAN: Good morning, everybody. Very glad to be able to introduce you today to – or reintroduce you, if you’ve met him before – our USAID administrator, Ambassador Mark Green. He’s here to speak …

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