UN News Updates: 1 January 2018

Headlines at a glance


1 January 2018

DR Congo: UN chief calls for restraint amid reports security forces violently dispersed Kinshasa protests


31 December 2017

UN chief issues ‘red alert,’ urges world to come together in 2018 to tackle pressing challenges


30 December 2017

After 1,000 days of conflict, Yemen sliding into ‘deepening catastrophe,’ UN agencies warn


29 December 2017

Peacekeepers saved many lives despite challenges, UN officials stress at year’s end

Free and fair elections ‘confirm Liberia’s steady march towards lasting peace,’ says UN chief

‘No clear evidence’ social media leads to more violent behavior, UN-backed study reports

UN chief welcomes exchange of prisoners and detainees in eastern Ukraine

New UN agency projects to boost farming practices, improve farm animal health

UNESCO chief ‘deeply regrets Israel’s decision to withdraw from agency

UN chief condemns attack on church near Cairo, calls for perpetrators to be brought to justice


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