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This is an official site of the United Nations (UN) team in the Russian Federation.

The United Nations in the Russian Federation is represented by over 20 UN institutions, which assist the Government of the country in finding solutions to major social and economic problems.

67 minutes for the Community

On July 18th, the staff of UN agencies in Moscow joined the global observance of Nelson Mandela International Day themed as "Take Action and Inspire Change."

On that day Individuals and teams across the globe devote 67 minutes of their time to helping others -- one minute of public service for every year Mr. Mandela devoted to serving the humanity. This year UN team in Moscow decided to clear up the UN House storage facilities and archives.

United Nations This Week

Yet another shelling of a UNRWA school, as the bitter military conflict, which has already claimed well more than 1200 human lives, continues in Gaza; the UN Security Council views radical Islamists and the most serious threat to Iraq's future; the state of emergency introduced in Sierra Leone in order to contain the spread of Ebola. A weekly video summary of UN news highlights