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US television network CNN aired the footage last week of an apparent live auction in Libya where black men were presented to North African buyers as potential farmhands.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he was engaged in intense contacts with all players to urge de-escalation.
The legal framework to protect children in armed conflict is in place, he said, calling on all parties to respect this framework in all conflict situations.
US President Donald Trump jettisoned his past criticism of the United Nations Friday, as he lavished praise on the organization's Secretary General.
At least 26 people were killed during clashes in a southeast region of the Central African Republic where the government has struggled to assert its authority.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will meet with President Donald Trump at the White House on Friday to discuss UN reform and other "issues of mutual concern", the UN spokesman said.
South Sudanese forces stopped a UN peacekeeping convoy at gunpoint and beat the unit's commander in the latest clash with peacekeepers in the war-wracked African country.
The government of US President Donald Trump announced it was quitting UNESCO, accusing the UN cultural and education body of "anti-Israel" bias.
The UN has received reports of Naxalites using children to fight in Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand and of terrorists burning at least 30 schools in Jammu and Kashmir last year.
The Security Council welcomed the September 4 announcement of the cease-fire and the request by both parties to the United Nations to coordinate and monitor the cease-fire verification.
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says it's unacceptable and appalling that more than 8,000 children were killed and injured in conflicts across the world last year.
The group was briefly included on the annual list of shame last year before a threat by Saudi Arabia to cut off its funding to UN programs forced a reversal.
Guterres will travel to Antigua, Barbuda and Dominica on Saturday to get a close-up view of the damage wrought by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria that hit within two weeks.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called on Cameroon to probe deadly attacks in the country's restless English-speaking region after protests leading to a symbolic declaration of independence.
With a dangerous political standoff over elections still unresolved in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Antonio Guterres is urging caution over further cuts to the UN peacekeeping mission there.