Nuclear technology is playing its role in the management of valuable water resources along the River Nile in Africa.
The Nile River Basin is an expansive area of groundwater found around the river itself, covering some 3.2 million square kilometers.
Each year, pollution kills almost nine million people worldwide, mostly in developing countries.
That’s according to the World Bank which is backing a new campaign called ‘”Pollution Management and Environmental Health”.
One month after a massive earthquake devastated Nepal, the international community is “running against the clock” to deliver aid to remote communities, the UN has said.
More than 8000 people were killed in the tremor on April 25.
African countries need to look at how they can grow local economies to prepare for a booming population.
That’s according to Africa Economic Outlook report released on Monday by the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP.
Highlighting the impact of decisions reached in Geneva is the aim of a cookbook with a difference that’s been concocted by Michael Moller, Director-General, ad interim of the United Nations Office at Geneva.
Combating online fraud which costs at least US$3.5 billion a year is the task facing UN and industry experts participating in a global forum beginning Monday.
Up to 90 per cent of the world's electronic waste, worth nearly US $19 billion, is illegally traded or dumped each year.
That’s according to a report released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Asia has, for the first time, become the region which has invested more in other countries than the world’s most developed regional economic blocs.
Around 60,000 women and girls in the developing world have benefitted from a programme initiated by the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA to treat obstetric fistula.
Myanmar’s decision to take in more than 200 boat migrants has been welcomed by the UN refugee agency which on Friday called for further action to rescue more than 3,500 people still stranded at sea.