The election adds only the sixth female judge and denies Russia a seat for the first time in the court's 77-year history.
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."
Humanitarian aid trickled into Gaza but agencies were being forced to scale back as fuel and other basic items were depleted and diplomats remained at an impasse.
The vote undermined Moscow's claim it still has support from a silent majority of the United Nations' 193 member nations.
By region, the word clouds differ but are similar enough to show the top shared concerns at the U.N. General Assembly.
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 panel said it found evidence of human rights abuses on both sides, but those by Russia far outweigh those by Ukraine.
Some in the developing world fear that the war in Ukraine is diverting attention away from the dangers of climate change.
The U.N. health agency praised world leaders for a 'historic' commitment to working together against future pandemics.
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and U.S. President Joe Biden each took the stage at the U.N. General Assembly to emphasize there are global stakes in the outcome of the war.
Despite the absences, the politics of catastrophe and climate inaction toward Earth's impaired health await the assembly's annual gathering of world leaders next week in New York.
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.
Almost all of the most popular international organizations have more than 10 million followers combined, but new platforms are targets for community and re-engagement.
As climate litigation increases, the body of legal precedent grows, forming an increasingly well-defined field of law.
Just 15% of the SDGs – which include 169 specific targets and 17 broad goals that the world agreed to in 2015 – is on track.
Its aim is to protect and sustainably use marine life in high seas covering almost half of Earth's surface.