Mexico

Mexico Plan of Action for refugees is world’s most sophisticated, UN refugee chief says

Reviewing the landmark Mexico Plan of Action to safeguard refugees in Latin America, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) António Guterres said it is the world’s most sophisticated instrument to protect and help those fleeing their homes and their countries.

UNESCO condemns murder of Mexican journalist as attack on democracy

Deploring yet another attack on the freedom of the press, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today called on the Mexican authorities to do all in their power to find and prosecute the murderers of a journalist reportedly linked to frequent articles on drug trafficking and corruption.

Violence against women in Mexico prompts UN gender expert to voice concern

With violence against women rife throughout Mexico, including murders, forced prostitution, sexual assaults, domestic violence and gender-based discrimination, a senior United Nations expert has voiced concern over the criminal justice system in addressing such crimes.

UN watchdog agency uses nuclear technology to help Mexico City breathe easier

With air pollution contributing to some 12,000 deaths each year in Mexico City, the United Nations atomic watchdog agency, better known for its efforts to prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons, is using nuclear technology to help the citizens of the Mexican capital breathe easier.