For the first time, the Syrian government and opposition are at the negotiating table in efforts to find a political solution to the crisis in their country.
Human rights need to be at the centre of a peace deal for Syria according to a group of UN independent experts.
Ongoing political instability and fighting could lead to widespread food insecurity and malnutrition in South Sudan.
“Constructive dialogue” is needed to avoid the escalation of violence in Ukraine according to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay.
Clashes between protestors and the police have continued for a second night in the capital, Kiev.
A plane loaded with life-saving supplies ranging from medicines to midwifery kits touched down in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, on Tuesday morning.
It’s perhaps not often that young people celebrate being able to sit examinations, but that’s exactly what 400 school students in South Sudan have been doing.
A disarmament conference could be what the UN Secretary-General has described as a “driving force for building a safer world and a better future.”
Kenya has made a major breakthrough in finding new varieties of wheat that are resistant to a devastating fungal disease.
Black Stem Rust affects cereals, especially wheat and can cause complete crop failure if fungicides are not sprayed on time.
Almost 202 million people were unemployed in 2013 following uneven economic growth across the world, according to the International Labour Organization (ILO).
The Central African Republic is in freefall, according to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.