Côte d’Ivoire faces big challenges to promote national reconciliation and economic development as it recovers from the violence that happened after the November 2010 presidential run-off elections.
Conflicts continue to challenge the international community and take a heavy toll on nations and people around the world, says the United Nations.
The rights of children with disabilities featured prominently at a major United Nations meeting that concluded in New York on Friday.
There are nearly 450,000 young people without jobs in Peru, according to the International Labour Organization (ILO).
The number of cholera cases has increased dramatically in Sierra Leone, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
WHO says there are now more than 16,000 cases of the disease which has also claimed more than 250 lives.
Back in 1922, meteorologists declared that the all-time heat record of over 136 degrees Fahrenheit, 58 degrees Centigrade, had been reached in El Azizia, Libya.
Child mortality is on the decline.
As the world grows more integrated, many are looking to define the nature of this integration.
Kemal Dervis, the Director of Global Economy and Development at the Brookings Institution says there is convergence of emerging and advanced economies.
Making the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities count for Women and Children is the theme of the current session of the Conference on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
For the past twenty years the European Commission and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have worked together in countries affected by emergencies and conflict.