# un - Today’s News
To date, Ireland has provided direct funding of almost €3 million to help fight the deadly virus.
# un - Tuesday 28 October, 2014
The troops are part of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Golan Heights.
# un - Friday 17 October, 2014
The woman is said to have no symptoms and to be at low risk to the guests and crew.
The cash, which came from Colombia, is a tiny fraction of the $1 billion that the UN has estimated it needs to fight the epidemic.
# un - Saturday 11 October, 2014
The UN Special Envoy on the virus says speed is of the essence.
# un - Friday 3 October, 2014
The 33-year-old American is to be flown back to the US for treatment.
# un - Wednesday 1 October, 2014
The international community is pouring its efforts into containing the criminal militancy of Isis, but we should turn our attention to funding Ebola emergency relief.
# un - Friday 26 September, 2014
A new training programme has been announced by Minister Charlie Flanagan.
# un - Thursday 25 September, 2014
The picture is clear: without adequate food and proper nutrition, a child will not live, learn and grow up to lead a healthy and productive life.
# un - Wednesday 24 September, 2014
Charlie Flanagan has signed an important protocol to a UN convention to strengthen children’s rights.
# un - Tuesday 23 September, 2014
Opposition TDs Mick Wallace and Richard Boyd Barrett disagree with the move.
The Taoiseach was speaking at the UN summit on climate change in New York.
It’s the first time since 1985 that Israel has downed a Syrian plane.
Users of the website 4chan claim they will leak the photos in retaliation to Watson’s speech in the UN over the weekend.
# un - Monday 22 September, 2014
Wondering why feminism is an issue for men too? Here’s the answer.
# un - Thursday 18 September, 2014
That’s according to the UN Security Council, which met today.
# un - Wednesday 17 September, 2014
The move was welcomed by the Children’s Rights Alliance.
# un - Monday 15 September, 2014
Representatives of 20 nations will take part.
# un - Friday 5 September, 2014
Three-quarters of all suicides take place in lower-income regions, according to a new WHO report.
# un - Tuesday 2 September, 2014
The Al-Nusra Front want their group taken off the UN’s list of terrorist organisations, as well as compensation for fighters injured in recent days.
# un - Monday 1 September, 2014
Defence Minister Simon Coveney wants a UN review of the peacekeeping
# un - Saturday 30 August, 2014
The clash took place at 6am, but morale is still said to be high among the troops.
The situation at the border is far too volatile for the UN mission’s remit – it seems the only reason to keep it there is for political posturing.
# un - Friday 29 August, 2014
Irish personnel secured a route and provided security as UNDOF troops withdrew from a position today.
Syrian rebels captured 43 Fijian soldiers yesterday.
# un - Thursday 28 August, 2014
The UN has confirmed that 43 peacekeepers were detained in the area by an armed group.
# un - Saturday 23 August, 2014
The UN says that the town of Amerli is seriously at risk.
Israel has vowed no let-up until it can guarantee the safety of its civilians.
Angela Merkel and Barack Obama warned that Moscow’s military presence and shelling were triggering a “dangerous escalation” of the conflict.
# un - Friday 22 August, 2014
The body has faced criticism from the outgoing head of the UN’s human rights wing over its inability to stop conflict and save lives.
# un - Tuesday 19 August, 2014
Meanwhile, a Russian aid convoy is still waiting near Ukrainian border to be checked for delivery.
# un - Monday 18 August, 2014
The Pope has said that minorities need to be protected but wants the UN to be involved.
# un - Friday 15 August, 2014
The official death toll has now climbed to 1,069.
# un - Wednesday 13 August, 2014
The US is assessing how to evacuate up to 30,000 civilians off a mountain that is besieged by extremists.
# un - Monday 11 August, 2014
Mahmoud Bazzi entered the US illegally but is not charged with the deaths.
# un - Friday 8 August, 2014
Hamas rejected a proposed extension to the 72-hour ceasefire and a 12-year-old boy has already been killed since the fighting resumed.
Argentine officials argue the US court decisions violated its sovereignty.
# un - Monday 4 August, 2014
Israel announced the seven-hour ceasefire in all areas except Rafah.