Medical facilities are running out of supplies and fuel, which Israel hasn't allowed into Gaza for a month now.
The Global Preparedness Monitoring Board urged more trust-building to boost monitoring, accountability and financing.
Swiss right-wing populist and Socialist parties gained strength at the expense of Greens, reflecting increasingly conservative voter sentiment on issues like climate, health and migration.
Funding for humanitarian aid has been getting hard to find amid global economic pressures, but the needs are soaring.
African leaders say they have a market-based plan to fight human-caused global warming that will spread economic development among millions of people on the continent.
As climate litigation increases, the body of legal precedent grows, forming an increasingly well-defined field of law.
Mining the deep seas: The best way forward to a green energy transition, or a looming environmental disaster?
The U.K.'s push at the U.N. Security Council could serve as a starting point for a multilateral approach toward addressing the serious security risks posed by artificial intelligence.
Deadlock stymied a third East Antarctica protection plan. Only twice before has the panel created marine protected areas.
Speakers blamed major economies for a system that puts profits over fighting poverty and caring for the planet.
A new organization to supervise artificial intelligence could be modeled after the U.N. atomic watchdog agency, created in response to nuclear technology.
The summit ended with support for creating a "zero draft" treaty ahead of the next negotiations at Nairobi in November.
As the only G-7 member to have joined Beijing's sprawling global pact, Italy had indicated it would leave. But now Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni says the decision is still up in the air.
The 46-nation council reaffirmed support for Ukraine and initiated a register to account for damages by former member Russia so human rights victims can be compensated.
The Group of Seven's nonproliferation directors expressed alarm that Russia, China and North Korea have all been pushing to expand their nuclear-armed capabilities.
The agreement emerged from high-level political discussions among 85 countries on the sidelines of an international summit this week in the Netherlands' seat of government.