Against a backdrop of unresolved trade tensions, high international policy uncertainty and softening business confidence, the UN on Tuesday announced a broad-based slowdown in the global economy and cut its growth predictions.
Despite an upturn in the global economy there are “clouds on the horizon” which need to be addressed if the world it to reach the ambitious Su
Bodies of Tanzanian peacekeepers killed in DRC arrive home on UN flight
The bodies of the 14 Tanzanian peacekeepers killed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Friday, have been returned home on a UN flight, according to Tanzania’s Foreign Minister.
“Staggering” violence against babies and children worldwide: UNICEF
A revitalized global partnership to meet the challenges of implementing the ambitious 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is needed.
Violence against women, the worldwide scourge
“Cool” technology can play an important role in keeping the world’s endangered languages from dying out.
That’s the hope of a senior software engineer from web giant Google, who’s been attending a conference on indigenous languages this week at UN headquarters.
Spoken languages are disappearing around the world at a rate of one every two weeks.
The migration of women who take up work in other countries can be empowering, according to a senior UN expert on population issues.
Migration can “empower” women