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."
The U.N. General Assembly's vote for the next five seat-holders on the powerful Security Council for 2024-25 delivered a resounding win to an E.U. member over a Russian ally.
The U.N. health agency had rejected making an emergency declaration three times before, but said it now fears the deadly virus disease could spread to neighboring countries.
After an emergency meeting, WHO’s director said he accepted a panel's recommendation to skip an emergency declaration.
At least 45 governments, businesses and organizations endorsed a 26-point pledge for preventing corruption.