© WFP/Mohammed Awadh The MV Brave Commander berthed in Hodeidah port in Yemen carrying Ukrainian wheat flour milled in Turkiye. (Oct 2022)
The UN General Assembly on Thursday called for ending the war in Ukraine and demanded Russia’s immediate withdrawal from the country, in line with the UN Charter.
© UNDP/Oleksandr Ratushniak. People walk past bomb-damaged building in Chernihiv in northern Ukraine.
UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe. Rosemary DiCarlo, Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, addresses a Security Council meeting. (file)
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees congratulated Moldova on Saturday, for its decision to initiate temporary protection for refugees fleeing Ukraine.
Some of the most intense bombardments in the war in Ukraine have occurred in recent days, UN political affairs chief Rosemary DiCarlo told the Security Council on Wednesday, warning against the risk of escalation and spillover into other countries.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has expressed deep concern at Russia’s decision to suspend its involvement in the Black Sea Grain Initiative, a deal set up to reintroduce vital food and fertilizer exports from Ukraine to the rest of the world.
© OCHA/Saviano Abreu
The “horrific conflict,” in Ukraine shows no signs of abating, the UN political and peacebuilding chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, pointing out that since her last update on 5 April, “countless Ukrainian civilians” have been killed in indiscriminate attacks, cities and towns levelled, and much of the country’s arable land “horribly disfigured by shelling”. can