Global Issues

Dozens feared dead in Israeli airstrike on UNRWA school in Gaza — Global Issues

"UNRWA can confirm that one of our schools in the Nuseirat area (Middle Areas) was hit overnight / early morning by Israeli Forces. ⁠The...

UN investigative team hands over key ISIL crime data to Iraq — Global Issues

Thus far, some 28 terabytes (TB) of data have been transferred, representing a majority of the 40TB held by UN Investigative Team to Promote...

Mass floggings in Afghanistan, refugee resettlement crisis, ‘greening education’ — Global Issues

Jeremy Laurence described how on 4 June, a group of 63 men and women were publicly subjected to mass flogging at a sports ground...

Orlando Bloom describes ‘devastating impact’ of DR Congo violence on women and children — Global Issues

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom visited the region for the first time this week to see the dire conditions there for himself.“The staggering...

Keep global spotlight on Haiti as millions go hungry, WFP official says — Global Issues

“We now have five million people in Haiti that are acutely food insecure, of which 1.6 million are classified as facing emergency food insecurity...

World leaders demand ‘surge in action’ for sustainable development — Global Issues

The inaugural meeting of his 10-member SDG Stimulus Leaders Group, took place as many developing countries are still reeling from repeated economic shocks...

Top UN humanitarian laments lack of dialogue to resolve conflict — Global Issues

“I leave this job with a sense of work unfulfilled because the world is a worse place now than when I joined up in...

Continuing restrictions hamper humanitarian access inside Gaza — Global Issues

Humanitarians said that “security and humanitarian access conditions” have been further reduced since May because of increased violence in northern and southern Gaza, especially...

Break free from pollution, climate chaos and ‘biodiversity decimation’, UN chief urges — Global Issues

In a message marking Wednesday’s World Environment Day, António Guterres emphasized that countries “must deliver” on all their commitments to restore degraded ecosystems and...

Little protection for the vulnerable, even on major migration routes: UNHCR — Global Issues

A new report from the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) confirmed that each year, hundreds of thousands of people risk their lives to migrate from...

Humanitarian Coordinator in Ukraine — Global Issues

In remarks to commemorate the International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression, Denise Brown also noted that boys and girls in frontline regions...

There is an exit off ‘the highway to climate hell’, Guterres insists — Global Issues

Choosing the iconic Family Hall of Ocean Life at the American Museum of Natural History in New York to deliver his impassioned plea to...

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