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African artists unite to ‘Tell Everybody’ about new global goals

Artists from across Africa have come together to support UN efforts to create a sustainable future for all people and the planet.

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Listen to the world’s children, David Beckham urges world leaders

International footballing icon, David Beckham, says children’s voices are not being heard enough, on the eve of a summit or world leaders at the UN that will establish new global goals.

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Chef serves UN lunch to 150 world leaders

Around 150 world leaders are expected at the United Nations over the next 10 days and naturally between all the high level speeches and private bi-laterals they have to be wined and dined.

So what do you serve to a head of state for lunch?

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Pope Francis due to address global community at UN

Pope Francis, the leader of the worldwide Catholic church and head of State of the Holy See, is due to make his first appearance at the United Nations on Friday in a speech to the General Assembly.

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Women “an unused resource” in shipping

Women are “an unused resource” in the shipping industry, a resource which should be tapped if the industry is to expand.

That’s according to Lee Adamson, from the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

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Women urged to consider career in nuclear industry

Although the nuclear energy sector is growing, the number of women working in it remains low, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

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Young nuclear scientists share hopes for future of the field

A “Nuclear Olympiad” competition has inspired young nuclear scientists to lay out their visions for the future of the field.

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5000 journalists expected at UN for annual meeting

As global leaders gather for the world’s most prolific annual international meeting at the UN in New York, media from all corners of the planet are deciding how best to cover the event.

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World right to have expectations for new development goals

People around the world have the right to have high expectations for the new development goals that are being finalized at the United Nations in New York this week.

That’s according to the UN, Deputy Secretary-General, Jan Eliasson.

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Youth encouraged to support UN on International Day of Peace

Celebrities, activists and students are at UN Headquarters on Monday to reaffirm their commitment to creating a better world.

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