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Human Rights Activist, actor and talk show host Nick Herd will be leading the UN News team as its first ever guest editor on Tuesday, when people from around the world gather at UN Headquarters to take part in the largest global meeting on issues that affect people with disabilities.

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Peace and Security Violence against children caught in armed conflict reached “extreme levels” last year, with a “shocking” 21 per cent increase in extreme violations, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a report published on Thursday. 
Peace and Security Heavy shelling reported in the so-called safe zone of Al-Mawasi in southern Gaza on Thursday came despite the ongoing international push for a ceasefire and as the UN health agency reported 32 deaths from malnutrition “including 28 among children under five years old”.