Zimbabwe is on the brink of man-made starvation; a UN official has warned.
More than 60% of the country’s 14 million people are considered food-insecure, … Read more
UN emissions report: World on course for more than 3-degree spike, even if climate commitments are met
Even if countries meet commitments made under the 2015 Paris Agreement, the world is heading for a 3.2 degrees Celsius global temperature rise over pre-industrial … Read more
Both positive and negative technological developments are jolting the world at “unprecedented speed”, the UN chief said, underscoring the need to “maximize the benefits…whilst mitigating … Read more
A Norwegian-led resolution on human rights defenders has been adopted by consensus in the UN Human Rights Committee.
‘At a time when human rights are … Read more
Seven decades of United Nations’ work in developing new standards and systems for broadcasting are being celebrated on Thursday, World Television Day, an annual observance … Read more
60,000 Young Refugees and Migrants Who Arrived in Italy Alone Need Ongoing Support Through Transition to Adulthood – UN Agencies
The estimated 60,000 young refugees and migrants who arrived in Italy as unaccompanied children between 2014 and 2018, and who have since turned 18, require … Read more
Organized crime, breakdowns in law and order, and attacks by extremists, are examples of the challenges faced by UN peacekeepers, the Security Council was told, … Read more
The Commissioner-General for the UN relief and works agency serving Palestine refugees, UNRWA, resigned on Wednesday, hours after the UN announced preliminary findings of an … Read more
Current trends and public pronouncements by some political leaders in Bosnia and Herzegovina indicate an effort to roll back reforms implemented since the end of … Read more
In his annual message for UN Day on Thursday, Secretary-General António Guterres issued a reminder of the role the Organization should be playing, focusing on … Read more
There were 14 new members elected to the Human Rights Council this week, following a secret ballot held in the General Assembly Hall in New … Read more
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned the international organisation is running a deficit of $230 million and may run out of money by the … Read more
The UN Security Council unanimously decided to extend the task of the Operation Sophia, off the Libyan coast, for another year.
The resolution adopted under … Read more
When it comes to the climate emergency, “we have a long way to go. But the movement has begun,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres declared in … Read more