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Asia-Pacific ‘regional parliament’ underway to advance equality, empowerment, for more than four billion citizens

May 29, 2019

The top United Nations body in the Asia-Pacific region opened its annual session this week, calling for greater empowerment of dis…

Artificial intelligence summit focuses on fighting hunger, climate crisis and transition to ‘smart sustainable cities’

May 28, 2019

Artificial intelligence, or AI, is at the forefront of fighting hunger, mitigating the climate crisis and facilitating “the tran…

DR Congo: Strengthened effort against Ebola is paying off, but insecurity still major constraint – UN health agency

May 28, 2019

Although the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to make headway thanks to the determination of…

Social, cultural diversity ‘an enormous richness, not a threat’ Guterres declares calling on investment for a harmonious future

May 27, 2019

Like a well-tuned orchestra, successful modern societies have a balance of diversity and culture, that is a source of “enormous …