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Edited News | UNICEF , IFRC

Summary: UN warns of severe mental health impact on children and families in Ukraine due to ongoing war. Thousands of hours spent underground, leading to PTSD symptoms. Civilian casualties, displacement, and destruction of institutions exacerbate the crisis. Urgent need for psychological and...

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Edited News | OHCHR

The armed conflict in Sudan has resulted in thousands of civilians killed, millions displaced, property looted, and children conscripted, as fighting has spread to more regions of the country, UN Human Rights spokesperson Seif Magango told the biweekly press briefing in Geneva.

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Press Conferences | HRC , UNAIDS , UNICEF , IFRC , OHCHR , UNHCR , WHO

Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service in Geneva, chaired a hybrid briefing, which was attended by spokespersons and representatives of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the United Nations Refugee Agency, the United Nations Children’s Fund, the...

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Press Conferences | HRC

The Human Rights Council President briefed the press ahead of the Council's upcoming 55th session which kicks off on 26 February.

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Press Conferences | ICRC , UNDP , UNHCR , WHO

Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service in Geneva, chaired a hybrid briefing, which was attended by spokespersons and representatives of the World Health Organization, the United Nations Refugee Agency, the United Nations Development Programme, and the International...

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Edited News | WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that it had completed a second evacuation mission from Gaza's Nasser Hospital, transferring a total of 32 critical patients from the site despite access restrictions, amid ongoing hostilities.

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Press Conferences | IFRC , OCHA , WHO

Michele Zaccheo, Chief of the Chief, Radio, Television and Webcast Section at the United Nations Information Service in Geneva, chaired a hybrid briefing, which was attended by spokespersons and representatives of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the Office...

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Press Conferences | UNRWA

As international efforts continue to secure a ceasefire in Gaza, the head of UNRWA, the UN aid agency for Palestinians, warned on Tuesday that those in the enclave remain deeply traumatised by the war with Israel and afraid of a full-scale assault on Rafah in the south.

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Edited News | OHCHR , UNOG

Following reports of unnecessary and disproportionate use of force against protesters and restrictions on civic space, the office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights calls on the authorities to ensure that they uphold Senegal’s long-held tradition of democracy and respect for human rights.

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Edited News | OHCHR , UNOG

At the bi-weekly press briefing in Geneva, Liz Throssell presented a report released today by the UN Human Rights Office on Syrian returnees. Many Syrians who had fled the war face gross human rights violations and abuses upon their return to Syria.