Americas

Youth expresses her concern for the environment

Ta’Kaiya Blaney is a 12 year old from the Sliammon First Nation in Canada.

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Experts shed light on health issues facing indigenous youth in the Americas

A view of the General Assembly Hall at the opening of the twelfth session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. [UN Photo/Rick Bajornas][/caption]It’s common for teenagers to believe life is tough, but for indigenous youth in Central and South America, research shows this is true.

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Reintegrating ex-prisoners in Rio back to normal life

UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov during his first official visit to Brazil.

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Arbitrary detention at Guantánamo in breach of international law: UN

United States President Barack Obama thinks the Guantánamo Naval Base camp should close but it’s still open, says the UN Human Rights Office.

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