COVID-19 will be responsible for pushing a further 8.3 million people in the Arab region into poverty, according to a new policy brief issued on Wednesday by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA).
A new UN project is highlighting how estimating the cost of violence against women in the Arab region can be an effective way of addressing this fundamental human rights violation.
How can the world’s neediest people be best served?
That's what humanitarians and diplomats have been discussing at a meeting at the UN in New York, organized by the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
Combatting terrorism while also respecting human rights is one of the aims of a two-day conference taking place in the Arab region.