Women impacted "disproportionately" by climate change
An historic resolution to bolster youth in the global fight against extremism has been hailed as a “milestone”.
Regional and local communities have a vital role to play in addressing climate change issues.
That’s one of the messages coming out of the negotiations in Paris, where world leaders have gathered to hash out a new climate change agreement.
Gender equality must be featured in a new universal climate change agreement and so far it does not figure prominently enough.
Local climate action is vital to ensure that the goal of keeping global warming to below 2 degrees Celsius is met.
Women are disproportionately impacted by climate change, especially those living in developing countries.
Human suffering has reached levels not seen since the Second World War, said the UN’s humanitarian affairs chief at the launch of a major appeal on Monday.
Veterinarians and microbiologists from Africa and Asia have been learning how to map the DNA of viruses at a workshop organised by the UN’s atomic energy agency, the IAEA.
A Climate Action Summit to carry forward the hoped-for agreement on climate change at the on-going COP 21 conference in Paris was announced Saturday.
Irregular weather conditions such as frequent drought in Africa’s Sahel region and extreme flooding in Myanmar, are having an impact on food systems and affecting millions of people worldwide.