United Nations says Government of Malta must take all the measures necessary to guarantee both the independence and impartiality of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s assassination investigation
The recently announced resignation of Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat must mark the beginning of genuine accountability for the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana … Read more
China has accused the UN high commissioner for human rights of emboldening “radical violence” in Hong Kong.
Michelle Bachelet wrote in an opinion piece in … Read more
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
Damascus government delegates to a Syrian Constitutional Committee left the second U.N.-sponsored round before it began on Monday, in what opposition members said was a … 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
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
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
Rising Internet connectivity has the potential to transform children’s lives for the better, but also makes them vulnerable to sexual abuse, online harassment and bullying, … Read more