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Environmental laws only look good on paper, UN says

By Emiliano Rodríguez Mega A dramatic spike in the global adoption of environmental laws has failed to translate into better conservation efforts, according to a...

At Davos, UN chief urges for collective efforts to solve global...

Calling for more international cooperation in solving pressing problems of the world, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that although world’s problems are “more and...

World Economic Situation report calls for strengthening international cooperation

The global economy grew at a “steady” 3.1 per cent last year and this relatively strong growth is to continue in 2019 too, UN’s...

UN observes first World Braille Day

While 39 million people in the world are blind, and another 253 million have some sort of vision impairment, the United Nations has observed...

UNGA adopts global compact on migration

The United Nations General Assembly has officially endorsed the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration on Wednesday. The non-binding agreement, which was adopted...

UN Humanrights Prizes awarded

Four human rights defenders received the prestigious United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights at a function held at the UN Headquarters in...

Global compact on migration adopted

A conference of 164 countries has adopted a global agreement on migration, on Monday at Marrakech, Morocco. The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration...

World celebrates 70th anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights

While the world celebrates the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on Monday, millions are still subjected to...

UN conference sets agenda for biodiversity research

By Andy Extance A total of 196 nations have outlined the scientific support needed to protect biodiversity as part of a deal signed last...

World nations to adopt a global compact on migration

Official representatives from all over the world will convene in Marrakech, Morocco this weekend to discuss and adopt a global agreement aimed at making migration safer,...

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