Some in the developing world fear that the war in Ukraine is diverting attention away from the dangers of climate change.
A Swiss-led U.N. Security Council session called on all countries and armed groups to fulfill their obligations for protecting civilians under international humanitarian law.
Syrian President Bashar Assad, formerly ostracized by most Arab nations, was warmly readmitted to the Arab League.
Low rainfall and high evaporation rates 'would not have led to drought at all in a 1.2° C. cooler world,' scientists concluded.
Bilan is marking its first anniversary with a look back at what U.N. Development Program calls "a year of smashing taboos and shining a light on stories other media have long ignored."
As the continent faces a raft of complications, the African Union's ambitious goal of tackling structural root causes and drivers of conflict for sustainable development is in doubt.
The Trump administration's withdrawal of U.S. funding for Palestinian refugees could create a huge humanitarian crisis.
Hundreds of millions of youth are at risk of contracting water-borne diseases because more countries suffer from conflicts.
New ethnic clashes in the south of the country and violence along a border region displaced more than 1 million people.
The charismatic statesman from Ghana, who spent virtually his entire career as a U.N. administrator and rose to become the world body's first Black African U.N. secretary-general, has died, his foundation announced in the Swiss capital.
A third of the world’s fish stocks are overfished, FAO said, and 35% of what's caught never makes it one someone's plate.
In a world of 7.6 billion people, 44,500 people a day — one person every two seconds — are displaced, the U.N. said.
The U.N. human rights office said the Trump administration's new 'zero tolerance' policy for Central American families trying to enter the United States violates children's rights under international law by breaking up families from Mexico.