UN refugee agency appeals for $147 million to support thousands of Ethiopians fleeing to Sudan |

More than 43,000 people have fled across the border to escape fighting in Ethiopia in recent…

UN chief calls for greater inclusion of persons with disabilities |

The UN chief was addressing countries that are party to the 2006 Convention on the Rights…

The pandemic is fuelling slavery and sexual exploitation, UN experts warn |

There was a direct link between the pandemic, socio-economic vulnerability and the risk of exploitation, they…

FROM THE FIELD: Answering the call for help in Thailand |

According to UN data, one in three women worldwide experience physical or sexual violence mostly at…

The race to zero emissions, and why the world depends on it |

What is net zero and why is it important? Put simply, net zero means we are…

Consign chemical weapons to history, UN chief urges, honouring victims |

In a message commemorating the Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare, on Monday,…

COVID-19 threatens global progress against malaria, warns UN health agency | Global malaria gains threatened by access gaps, COVID-19 and funding shortfalls: WHO

According to the World Malaria Report, released on Monday, the situation is particularly concerning in high-burden…

UN condemns ‘brutal and callous’ attack on civilians in north-east Nigeria |

In early afternoon of 28 November, local time, armed men on motorcycles attacked civilian men and…

Renew commitment to Palestinian people, UN chief urges, marking International Day |

In a message, the UN chief cautioned that prospects for a viable two-State solution are becoming…

First Person: ‘people with disabilities are the greatest untapped resource on the planet’ |

I’ve been legally blind since elementary school, and lost all functional vision by my early thirties.…