Nikki Haley has adopted Trump's hard line against U.N. participation but stopped short of calling for total withdrawal.
Heat-trapping gases keep collecting in the atmosphere at a record rate, the U.N. weather agency found.
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 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.
Each of the Geneva-based global initiatives developed by the GESDA Foundation won pledges of millions of Swiss francs.
The vote undermined Moscow's claim it still has support from a silent majority of the United Nations' 193 member nations.
The talks centered on climate, financial services and more cooperation among governments and private partners.
The idea is to speed up the adoption of a global economic model that more closely aligns with the U.N.'s 17 Global Goals.
The Platform to Protect Whistleblowers in Africa said the health leader was "targeted by an Ethiopian government investigation that appears to have been politically motivated."
New measurements show a dramatic decline in the health of glaciers and sea ice, perpetuating the cycle of warming.
But the world's five biggest science and technology clusters are now in East Asia; Japan's is the largest and China has the most.
The panel said it found evidence of human rights abuses on both sides, but those by Russia far outweigh those by Ukraine.
Dow Jones’ lawyers want the working group to use its mandate from the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva to investigate the reporter's highly politicized case.
Funding for humanitarian aid has been getting hard to find amid global economic pressures, but the needs are soaring.
At the end of a weeklong visit, the U.N. investigator's findings of an orchestrated state policy contradict Moscow’s denials.