Developing nations are looking to Dubai for “inspiration” on how to make the UN global agenda for sustainable development a reality, the Director of the UN South-South Cooperation has said.
Support to the International Criminal Court (ICC) must remain “strong” and countries should retain their membership, the president of the court has urged.
More than five million people in Somalia do not have enough to eat and over a million require life-saving aid, the head of the UN food agency in the country has said.
Approximately 300 million children, or one in seven youngsters globally, are living in areas of the world with the most toxic levels of outdoor air pollution, according to a report by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
If the voices of slum-dwellers are ignored in the New Urban Agenda for world cities, adopted by UN Member States in October, then it “will fail”.
A photography project which aims to give refugees and migrants their identity back has opened at UN Headquarters in New York.
Lack of a “large ransom” delayed the release of 26 hostages held by Somali pirates for nearly five years, according to a representative from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
A free mobile app which guides visitors around more than 65 art and architectural works on display at UN Headquarters has been launched.
Transportation plays a critical role in a country’s development by facilitating the means for workers to get to their jobs and for goods to reach markets.
Tens of thousands of people living in areas surrounding the Iraqi city of Mosul are being used as human shields by ISIL as the battle to retake the city from the extremist group rages on.