Human Rights

Why do some peacekeepers rape? The full report

Al Jazeera examines the accusations of sexual abuse and exploitation against the UN and what is being done to stop them.

Why do some peacekeepers rape? The full report

Human Rights

Do UN peacekeepers do more harm than good?

UN peacekeepers are supposed to help vulnerable communities but can their presence damage the countries they operate in?

Do UN peacekeepers do more harm than good?

Africa

UN sees early warning signs of genocide in CAR

The UN is calling for more peacekeeping forces to be deployed in the Central African Republic amid renewed clashes.

UN sees early warning signs of genocide in CAR

Middle East

Veteran prosecutor to quit UN Syria human rights probe

Carla del Ponte said a lack of political backing from the UN Security Council had made the job impossible.

Veteran prosecutor to quit UN Syria human rights probe

Human Rights

Is the UN doing enough to stop peacekeeper abuse?

We examine some of the cases and ask if enough is being done to investigate them and to prosecute the culprits.

Is the UN doing enough to stop peacekeeper abuse?

Asia Pacific

UN adopts tough new North Korea sanctions

Security Council votes unanimously to impose new sanctions on North Korea, including banning $1bn in exports.

Human Rights

Why do some UN peacekeepers rape?

In the first of a four-part series, Al Jazeera examines the accusations of sexual abuse and exploitation against the UN.

Why do some UN peacekeepers rape?

Human Rights

Is the UN sending the wrong people to keep the peace?

In the wake of allegations of sexual abuse by UN peacekeepers, we ask if those trained to fight can ever keep the peace.

Is the UN sending the wrong people to keep the peace?

North Korea

China: US, North Korea should ease tensions themselves

Beijing's efforts to reduce North Korea tensions will not yield practical results, says China's UN envoy.

China: US, North Korea should ease tensions themselves

US & Canada

'Time for talk is over', US warns North Korea

US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley says China must decide on further action against North Korea over its missile programmes.

Inside Story

Can the world unite to beat human trafficking?

Millions of people across the globe are falling into the hands of a criminal enterprise that makes $150bn every year.

Middle East

UN struggles to deliver humanitarian aid in Syria

The UN has delivered aid to only a few hard-to-reach areas in Syria and not a single besieged location this month.

UN struggles to deliver humanitarian aid in Syria

Middle East

Saudi-led coalition blamed for boat deaths off Yemen

UN investigators point finger at coalition helicopters for raid on Somali refugee vessel in March that killed 42 people.

Al-Aqsa Mosque

Palestine envoy to UN: Al-Aqsa crisis at tipping point

Riyad Mansour urges Security Council to protect Palestinians and their holy sites from Israel's 'destructive agenda'.

Palestine envoy to UN: Al-Aqsa crisis at tipping point

Middle East

UN calls for release of Bahraini rights campaigner

Nabeel Rajab must be released 'unconditionally and immediately', says UN human rights office.

UN calls for release of Bahraini rights campaigner