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UN expert on extreme poverty and human rights to visit USA

Nov 29, 2017

UN expert on extreme poverty and human rights to visit USA Philip Alston, the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and hu…

Rohingya Crisis: Violence drives more to Bangladesh

Nov 28, 2017

Violence drives more Rohingyas to Bangladesh; in Myanmar, Pope appeals for tolerance  While their numbers have dropped in re…

UNEP Pollution Report

Nov 17, 2017

UN environment chief outlines way forward to a pollution-free planet Every part of the planet and every person is affected by pol…

Yemen facing largest famine the world has seen for decades

Nov 09, 2017

Yemen facing largest famine the world has seen for decades Yemen will be gripped by famine – one the likes of which the world h…

UNEP Emissions Report

Oct 31, 2017

Pledges made under the Paris Agreement are only a third of what is required by 2030 to avoid the worst impacts of climate change…

UN Day in Central African Republic

Oct 24, 2017

Marking UN Day in Central African Republic, Secretary-General honors peacekeepers Commemorating United Nations Day alongside UN p…

President Trump and UN Secretary-General Guterres Meet

Oct 20, 2017

Today in Washington, DC UN Secretary-General António Guterres met with President Donald Trump at the White House. The Secretar…

UN chief urges action to address root causes of poverty

Oct 17, 2017

UN chief urges action to address root causes of poverty Highlighting the importance of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Deve…

Director-General of UNESCO on the Withdrawal of the United States from UNESCO

Oct 12, 2017

Director-General of UNESCO on the Withdrawal of the United States from UNESCO After receiving official notification by the Unit…

UN chief urges world to implement Paris climate accord ‘with greater ambition’

Oct 04, 2017

UN chief urges world to implement Paris climate accord ‘with greater ambition’ Pointing to scientific evidence warning of inc…