A regional action plan for the Americas to reduce the risks posed by disaster will be at the top of the agenda in the Canadian city of Montreal this week, when a UN-led conference gets underway.
The UN sustainable development agenda cannot succeed without collaboration, a British development expert attending a global conference in Germany said on Friday.
Hands-free gardening for a greener future, using video games to achieve the UN global development goals – these are just some of the ideas that are being shared at a conference in the German city of Bonn.
Indigenous peoples have a “key role” in wildlife conservation because of their “deep understanding” of the native ecology.
Over five per cent of the world’s population is living with hearing loss, but preventing the condition is “infinitely easier” than treating it.
Governments are being urged to provide more funding to prevent and treat drug abuse among women.
Any kid who “sticks out” and is different gets bullied, but it’s worse for those who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI), a UN human rights expert has warned.
Multiple forms of discrimination and exclusion are behind the “alarmingly high prevalence” of violence experienced by indigenous women in Australia, according to a UN human rights expert.
We must reinvent ourselves” to serve world better: UN deputy chief
The first-ever conference that combines game playing and policy making got underway in the German city of Bonn this Wednesday.