The United Nations cancels all in-person meetings at its New York City headquarters after five people on the Niger mission tested positive.
The United Nations mission for Libya announces that the warring parties in the war have agreed to a "permanent ceasefire in all areas of Libya." The UN says it is an "important turning point towards peace and stability in Libya." The Libyan National Army (LNA) of Khalifa Haftar, based in the east, had been at war with the Government of National Accord (GNA), based in Tripoli.
Myanmar's military pledges to a U.N. delegation visiting Rakhine State that they will take "harsh" action against perpetrators of sexual violence in the region. The U.N. previously accused Myanmar's military of committing an ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State.
The Israel Defense Forces detain one of two Lebanese shepherds who they say crossed the United Nations-patrolled border between the two nations. Lebanon calls the detention an "abduction". The IDF says the female shepherd, detained in the disputed Shebaa region, was quickly repatriated.
Saudi planes evacuate a United Nations mission from the Yemeni capital Sana'a.
7 United Nations peacekeepers from Niger are killed in an ambush in Ivory Coast.
Valerie Amos, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, visits the Baba Amr district in the Syrian city of Homs.
The United Nations states Niger faces its worst hunger crisis in history, worse than 2005 when thousands of people were left to starve to death. [https:--www.bbc.co.uk-news-world-africa-10976093 (BBC)] [http:--www.mercurynews.com-nation-world-ci_15778867?nclick_check=1 (AP via "San Jose Mercury News")]date=August 2019
John Holmes, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator appeals for $460 million in funding to assist victims of the 2010 Pakistan floods.
The United Nations tells Israel to end its blockade of Gaza, with Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator John Holmes saying it is inappropriate for Israel to link this act to the imprisonment of a soldier.