Uzbekistan is adopting a child-friendly approach to increase the number of children attending pre-school, according to UNICEF.
Actress and activist, Mia Farrow, has been in Chad in Africa to encourage more people to have polio vaccinations.
The number of people catching polio in the central African country is on the increase and is second only to Pakistan in terms of new cases.
The gap must be bridged between the business community and environmental groups to work towards a more sustainable future.
For the past 66 years, UN Radio has stayed true to its mission of informing the world’s populations.
It has come a long way from the days when it started in 1945, in a makeshift studio in Lake Success, a village outside New York City.
An official complaint has been made at the United Nations by Argentina over what it says is the militarisation of the South Atlantic and more precisely the Falkland Islands or Malvinas.
Health facilities should be treated as neutral premises. That call comes from the World Health Organization.
One hundred million tons of so-called eWaste is damaging the natural environment in West Africa….that’s according to a report published by the UN’s environment agency, UNEP.
Forests cover one-quarter of the Earth’s land surface. They help preserve agricultural land, protect water resources and even stave off natural disasters.
Eight people, including an oyster fisherman from Japan, two American school girls, and a married activist couple murdered in Brazil, have been recognized by the United Nations for their efforts to protect the world’s forests.
The Syrian people are facing tremendous suffering as violence continues in their country while the international community is still unable to agree on how to respond to the crisis.