“Rising from Ashes” a documentary film about the Rwandan cycling team was screened at the United Nations on Tuesday.
A preparatory meeting for next year’s Second International Conference on Nutrition began on Wednesday at the headquarters of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome, Italy.
The year 2013 is currently on course to be among the 10 warmest years since modern records began in 1850, according to the United Nations weather agency.
As aid trickles in to survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, people are doing what they can to survive, according to the UN Refugee Agency’s Representative, Bernard Kerblat.
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and Motorola Company have launched an initiative to use information technology to promote human development.
Secure access to natural resources like land, water supplies, fisheries and forests, is seen as a key condition to improving food security for the world’s poorest, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization.
The UN humanitarian community is appealing for $300 million to provide life-saving aid to people of the Philippines affected by typhoon Haiyan.
Citizens in countries of Latin America don’t feel safe because of crime, including robberies and murder, according to a report issued by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) on Tuesday.
The United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) needs more than $40 million to continue its work for this year.
The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) and the governments of Kenya and Somalia on Sunday signed an agreement on the return of Somali refugees from Kenya.