The Head of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) says there’s reason to be optimistic that a lasting peace deal can be struck this year.
Since November, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has evacuated more than 1,000 extremely vulnerable refugees from Libya, providing them “with a new chance at life”.
Welcome to the first episode of our revised ‘UN and Africa’ podcast.
We talk to Gloria Browne-Marshall, a constitutional law professor and author, about the status of people of African descent across the world.
UN Women released a report on Wednesday that underscores the pervasive nature of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere.
The presence of increasingly-deadly explosive hazards in liberated areas of Iraq are hindering efforts to rebuild and provide vital aid to families who are returning home, according to a senior manager with the UN Mine Action Service there (UNMAS).
Public outrage over recent cases of child rape in India is essential to prevent horrific abuse in the future, and to change a culture that fails to value girls.
Although the Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70 this year, its 30 articles upholding the inherent dignity of all people remain relevant in the Internet age.