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.
The U.S., Albania, Japan, and South Korea led a U.N. Security Council session that shone a spotlight on starvation and repression under Kim Jong Un's regime.
Guterres' bid to revitalize multilateralism is at the heart of his “New Agenda for Peace” policy paper for the United Nations.
The U.K.'s push at the U.N. Security Council could serve as a starting point for a multilateral approach toward addressing the serious security risks posed by artificial intelligence.
The border crossing is essential for more than 4 million uprooted people in Syria who depend on humanitarian aid.
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.
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.
A new study finds economic sanctions in target countries contribute to increases in mortality, poverty, and inequality, and to declines in per-capita income and human rights.
In the shadow of war in Europe, the first-ever Swiss-led U.N. Security Council "open debate" mirrored GESDA's brand of anticipatory science and diplomacy as a 21st century solution.
A U.N. Security Council resolution calls on Afghanistan's de factor rulers to quickly restore the rights of women and girls to 'full, equal, meaningful and safe' participation in society.
Twice in a week U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres has criticized two powerful members of the world body: Russia for invading Ukraine and the U.S. for spying on his phone calls.
Diplomats from other nations objected to the Russian-led U.N. Security Council session as an exercise in disinformation and cynical misuse of its mandate to maintain peace and security.
Russia's status as president of the U.N. Security Council, despite its leader waging an illegal war on Ukraine and facing war crimes charges, is bound up in a frozen-in-time power structure dating to the end of World War II.
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.
Mozambique, which holds the U.N. Security Council's monthly revolving presidency, hosted a discussion on how to strengthen efforts between the United Nations and regional organizations at curbing terrorism and violent extremism.
"The tragic reality is that an effective response was hampered in part by challenges that relate directly to the unresolved issues at the heart of the conflict," the U.N. special envoy to Syria, Geir Pedersen, told the U.N. Security Council.