- SUBSCRIBE AUDIO HUB ‘Countless opportunities’ for new people-centred workplace, but ‘decisive action’ critical
- Mediterranean migrant drownings should spur greater action by European countries, urge UN agencies
- Fuel crisis rapidly draining last ‘coping capacities’ of Palestinians in Gaza
- Nigeria: Armed conflict continues to uproot thousands, driving up humanitarian need
- New UN bullying report calls for ‘safe, inclusive’ schools for all children
Monthly Archives: November 2018
22 November 2018 Humanitarian Aid As fighting in Yemen edges closer to the main healthcare practice in the port city of Hudaydah, the head of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) joined the world body’s humanitarian chief on Thursday to … Continue reading
22 November 2018 Climate Change Levels of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have reached another record high, according to a report issued on Thursday by the United Nations weather agency, which reveals that there is no sign of reversal … Continue reading
New energy security framework will help meet growing needs in East Africa, sustainably – UN economic wing
21 November 2018 SDGs Backed by the United Nations, countries in eastern Africa have launched a new energy security framework to help tackle growing challenges over energy access and availability in the region.
21 November 2018 Economic Development Gathered at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the Organization’s development wing in the region, countries have highlighted how new technologies – especially smart devices – are making … Continue reading
20 November 2018 Human Rights Continuing insecurity in Cameroon has been condemned by the United Nations Human Rights Office (OHCHR) amid reports of killings by armed groups and State forces that has prompted mass internal displacement.
Go ‘beyond-business-as-usual’ to invigorate businesses, entrepreneurship in world’s poorest countries, urges UN agency
20 November 2018 Economic Development A “pragmatic, strategic and evolutionary” approach is needed in the least developed countries to strengthen their public sector capacity, bring about institutional reform and promote policy learning, a new United Nations report has urged.
20 November 2018 Migrants and Refugees The United Nations migration agency said on Tuesday that it has upgraded structures in Bangladesh’s Rohingya refugee camps as temporary accommodations for emergency situations.
20 November 2018 Migrants and Refugees Migrant and refugee children to face incredible hardships attending schools and accessing education, a new United Nations report released on Tuesday has revealed, highlighting also structural weaknesses in national systems that can sometimes exclude … Continue reading
19 November 2018 Women Until women and girls can live free of fear, violence and insecurity, the world cannot pride itself on being fair and equal, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, commemorating the International Day for the … Continue reading
Conflict and inequality shape children’s lives in Iraq; UNICEF urges ‘right policies’ for protection
19 November 2018 Human Rights Conflict and inequality remain the defining features of children being raised in Iraq today, according to the first comprehensive survey conducted by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in seven years.