The United Nations is taking leadership in the fight to end discrimination against lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender, or LGBT, individuals.
A new initiative has been launched at the United Nations to help eliminate cholera in Haiti and the Dominican Republic, the two countries that make up the Caribbean island of Hispaniola.
There’s dismay at Yemen’s execution of a girl named Hind Al-Barti on the 3rd of December this year, according to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.
A number of African countries are making progress in economic development, according to a scholar at the United Nations University in Helsinki, Finland.
The UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, also known as UNCLOS, is often called the “constitution for the oceans”.
Women around the world face higher unemployment rates than men, according to a new report issued by the International Labour Organization (ILO) on Tuesday.
It's time to stop neglecting mountains. That is the call from the United Nations and the Food and Agriculture Organization on the occasion of International Mountain Day, celebrated every year on the 11th of December.
Representatives of governments from around the world are gathering at UN Headquarters in New York on Tuesday to pledge money to the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF).
The ongoing crisis in the Sahel region of Africa was under the spotlight in the Security Council on Monday.
Renowned American-born opera singer Barbara Hendricks is the longest serving Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, the UN refugee agency.