Study says climate change is accelerating in spite of a brief 2020 decrease in greenhouse emissions due to the pandemic.
The UN’s human rights office is urging action to put human rights guardrails on the use of artificial intelligence.
Developing countries could shoulder most of the cost of the coronavirus crisis, a new report from the UN warns.
This year’s GA comes amid a push to reinvigorate the UN, with a spotlight on who will represent two member states.
The Taliban takeover, and the resulting cut in international funds, has exacerbated an already dire economic situation.
Civil society groups in Myanmar and overseas say Kyaw Moe Tun a ‘crucial voice’ for people and deposed government.
International Truth and Justice Project report says 15 Tamils were beaten, burned, suffocated and sexually assaulted.
UN calls for release of frozen assets to avoid collapse after UNDP said Afghanistan faces staggering poverty.
A new report makes the case that disasters are interconnected and that piecemeal solutions will continue to fall short.
US expresses concern over ‘track record’ of people named to top posts, while UN agency decries exclusion of women.
UN climate envoy urged Australia to phase out coal, saying climate change will dramatically damage its economy.
WMO report says pandemic-related curbs temporarily improved air quality in number of places, especially in urban areas.
A four-year drought has pushed at least 30,000 people in southern Madagascar to level five of famine, the UN warned.
Antonio Guterres says almost half of the Afghan population needs urgent aid to survive after Taliban takeover.