Start-up companies, artists, musicians and humanitarian workers have been examining how technological innovations can improve the lives of poor and marginalized children worldwide.
Governments seeking to implement public policy initiatives and new globally agreed development goals have a “fundamental tool” that can help them: the Internet.
The amount of harmful greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached yet a new record high in 2014, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
Stricter rules and guidelines against the dumping of radioactive material at sea will protect humans and marine life.
Countries around the world have a duty to protect the innocent and abolish the death penalty.
That was the message brought to the heart of the UN by Kirk Bloodsworth this week.
Women and children around the world suffer the “poisonous” effects of corruption the most.
Human rights workers need greater protection from governments around the world.
Countries negotiating an international climate deal are deadlocked over whether developed and developing countries should be treated the same, according to the UN.
Concern at “never-ending flow” of vulnerable EU arrivals
Governments across the world need to collect better data to help combat all forms of discrimination.
That’s according to the UN’s Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, Mutuma Ruteere.