What's on at the UN? Walk the Talk: a WHO fitness event on Sunday
Image: Official visit of the Secretary-General
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres during Special Session at a World Trade Organization ( WTO ) headquarters in Geneva. 10 May 2019.
UN photo/ Jean Marc Ferré
Secretary-General António Guterres has voiced his outrage at an attack on a Catholic church in Burkina Faso on Sunday, in which six people were reportedly killed by gunmen. The area of Sahel is becoming increasingly lawless and Daniel Johnson reports in on the rise of extremist armed groups in northern and central Mali and Niger. He also brings us some good news following the release of over 800 children, by armed groups, in North Eastern Nigeria - announced last Friday.
Over to Yemen, where rebel leaders are expected to pull out forces in line with a UN-led agreement, but millions are on the bring of starvation.
Public events from the UN this week include:
Panel discussion: "Cultural Heritage Under Fire" - Tues 14 May 12:30 - 14:00 - Library Events Room (B. 135), Palais des Nations, B Building, 1st Floor (in French)