The terrorist organization ISIL has used the internet and social media to recruit at least 30,000 foreign fighters from more than 100 countries to fight in Syria and Iraq.
The level of suffering is outpacing funding for the UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund, or CERF.
Donors from around the world met on Thursday, the 10th anniversary of the fund, for a High-Level Pledging Conference.
Conflict and natural disasters are pushing an unprecedented number of people from their homes, according to the High Commissioner of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).
Every family in Tunisia will have access to the internet in their home “within five years.”
That’s according to Noomane Fehri, the north African country’s Minister of Communication Technologies and Digital Economy.
There is no “automatic link” between work and human development, according to a new UN report on the topic, released Monday.
At the UN climate change conference, delegates don’t just stand around charging their phones while drinking juice and listening to the latest beats: they have to pedal hard for them.
“It’s time for compromise”: the words of the minister heading Kenya’s delegation at the COP21 climate change talks, as negotiations continue into the weekend.
A UN global plan of action to prevent violent extremism is being drawn up that will amount to much more than “just talk.”
Human rights need to be “at the centre” of climate change policy, according to a senior UN envoy.
When the rights of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) community are denied, “we all suffer”.