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Building peace, one project at a time in Colombia

A group of former combatants with the FARC rebel group in Colombia have been reflecting on five years of peace and community building in a...

Guterres condemns deadly ‘vile act of racist violent extremism’ at supermarket in Buffalo, USA

UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Sunday appealed for greater harmony one day after 10 people were killed, and three wounded, in a racist attack at...

Ecuador: Latest prison riot highlights need for criminal justice reform

The latest deadly prison violence in Ecuador has again highlighted the urgent need for a comprehensive reform of the country’s criminal justice system, the UN...

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Ukraine war unleashing a ‘perfect storm’ of crises, warns UN chief

On Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres presented the first detailed policy brief issued by the Global Crisis Response Group on Food, Energy and Finance (GCRG),...

Ukraine conflict putting global trade recovery at risk: WTO

The war in Ukraine has created immense human suffering but it is also putting the fragile recovery of global trade at risk, and the impact...

‘Build forward fairer’ report, urges new social contract for Asia and the Pacific

The Asia and Pacific region’s economic recovery from COVID and other global shocks, must be anchored in an inclusive “new social contract”, to protect the...

Ukraine war squeezes food supplies, drives up prices, threatens vulnerable nations

Kicking off a three-day meeting on Friday on the fallout from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and its wider impact on food and energy prices, the...

Ukraine: UN labour agency update shows 4.8 million jobs lost to war

An estimated 4.8 million jobs have been lost in Ukraine since Russia’s 24 February invasion, according to a brief published on Wednesday by the UN’s...