A new international forestry award that honours the memory of a Kenyan environmentalist was given to a dedicated activist from Nepal on Thursday.
In just two years, a global movement launched by the UN Secretary General has helped garner a lot of attention and investment for women and children’s health.
‘Every Woman, Every Child’ has raked in half of the US $20 billion pledged to save 16 million lives before 2015.
Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker is concerned that some 60 percent of people in conflict areas of the world are under the age of 25.
Heads of state will once again converge on New York for the annual general debate of the United Nations General Assembly which begins on Tuesday.
The United Nations is calling for an end to conflict, if only for one day.
The International Day of Peace, observed on 21 September, is an opportunity to strengthen the ideals of non-violence, both within and among all nations and peoples.
Chemicals are posing a serious risk to people’s lives, particularly children in Africa.
To tackle this problem, more than 500 participants from 124 countries gathered in Nairobi, Kenya this week for a five-day meeting on global chemicals management.
New media and technology are changing the way people communicate, but they can also help change the world for the better.
Germany assumed the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council in September with a view to focus on three particular issues – children and armed conflict, the Arab world and Afghanistan.
The plight of the youngest victims of war—whether as fighters or witnesses to the fighting—was the focus of a Security Council open debate on Wednesday.
A former Somali refugee has won the prestigious annual award of the UN refugee agency (UNHCR).