People forced to flee their home countries because climate change endangers their life have a right to asylum, a UN body announced Tuesday ...
More than 100,000 Afghan civilians have been killed or injured over the past decade, the United Nations reported Thursday, as it renewed calls to end the bloody 18-year conflict.
The UN set itself a daunting challenge this week aimed at improving the lives of displaced people, reining in climate change and even preventing conflict: to bring electric power to all refugee camps by 2030.
A major climate summit wrapped up in Madrid Sunday with a compromise deal that left little to show, prompting UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to lament a ‘lost opportunity’ to act.
Major economies resisted calls for bolder climate commitments as a UN summit in Madrid limped towards a delayed conclusion on Saturday, dimming hopes that nations will act in time to stop rising temperatures ...
The loss of oxygen from the ocean due to climate change risks ‘dire effects’ on sea life, fisheries and coastal communities, a global conservation body said Saturday.
Swedish teenage eco-warrior Greta Thunberg arrived in Lisbon on Tuesday after crossing the Atlantic in a catamaran to attend a UN climate change summit in Madrid.
The United Nations peacekeeping chief arrived on Saturday in eastern DR Congo where anti-UN protests have erupted after militia attacks that have left more than 100 people dead since the start of the month.
Greenhouse gases levels in the atmosphere, the main driver of climate change, hit a record high last year, the UN said Monday, calling for action to safeguard ‘the future welfare of mankind’.
South African police detained more than 180 foreign nationals for storming the UN refugee agency in Pretoria, where they had been staging a sit-in protest, police said Saturday.