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ILO conference provides “unique opportunity” to address child labour

Worldwide, more than 120 million children under the age of 14 are involved in child labour.

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US$100bn needed to ensure climate talks succeed

Key climate change talks in Paris are bound to fail unless US$100 billion is found to make an agreement happen, President Francois Hollande of France said Friday.

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Satellites as tools to fight climate change

Experts have been discussing how satellites are important tools to monitor the effects of climate change on the planet.

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Women with disabilities face many layers of discrimination

Women with disabilities face higher levels of poverty, violence, forced sterilization and exclusion from schools than other people, according to the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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Delegates’ hopes at the 104th International Labour Conference

Many delegates attending the 104th International Labour Conference are hopeful that it will help improve conditions for workers around the world.

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Women in technology encouraged to network

An initiative has been launched in Europe to encourage women working in the field of information and communications technology to build networks of like-minded professionals.

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“No excuse anymore” to leave people with disabilities behind

The everyday reality of people with disabilities around the world has been changed by a United Nations treaty.

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Campaign to end modern slavery gathering pace

A campaign to end modern slavery launched by the UN is gathering pace in Geneva.

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Ocean provides “every second breath” to life says UN expert

The ocean has been described by the United Nations as the heart of the planet because of its importance in supporting life; yet it is facing a number of threats, including pollution.

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Guidance issued to protect survivors rescued at sea

Guidance on protecting  people who have been rescued at sea has been jointly issued by the International Maritime Organization (

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