The first-of-its-kind provision cites an “urgent need for the international community to address the challenges and concerns raised by autonomous weapons systems."
UNICEF forecasts nearly 96 million children displaced by river flooding, 10.3 million by cyclonic winds, and 7.2 million by storm surges over three decades.
A new report's evidence of threats and retaliation extends to 12 of the U.N. Human Rights Council's 47 member nations.
A U.N. working group called on U.S. leaders to recommit to human rights, including equal protection under the law.
A U.N. fact-finding mission urged the international community to sever ties with Myanmar’s military.
Disasters and conflicts drove nations atop a list of places adding to the 28 million people newly displaced at home.
Sudan's defense minister announced Omar al-Bashir was arrested and declared a state of emergency for three months.
The U.S. State Department said ICC chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda can visit the U.S. only for "official U.N. purposes."
These are turbulent times for the International Criminal Court, created 17 years ago as a court of "last resort."
The biggest beneficiaries are likely to be the E.U., Mexico, Japan, Canada, South Korea, India, Australia and Brazil.
In the past year at least 80 journalists were killed, 348 were detained in prison and 60 were taken as hostages.
U.S. President Donald Trump's belligerent national security adviser John Bolton harshly condemned the International Criminal Court, which is hated by conservatives.
The report found the highest concentration of modern slavery in North Korea — and bigger numbers than previously reported in Australia, Europe and the United States.