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At UN event in Rome, Pope Francis urges action on climate change, conflicts to end global hunger

Photo:Address by His Holiness Pope Francis. World Food Day Ceremony, FAO Headquarters (Plenary hall).

16 October 2017
Food security f...

General Assembly elects new members to UN Human Rights Council

Photo:A delegate casts his country’s ballot during the General Assembly’s election of 15 members of the UN Human Rights Council for three-year term...

UN calls for global solidarity ahead of pledging conference on Rohingya refugee crisis

Photo:Many Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar arrive in Bangladesh under cover of darkness on wooden boats on the beach at Shah Porir Dwip, Teknaf,...

UN envoy discusses implementation of intra-Palestinian agreement with Prime Minister Hamdallah

Photo:Nickolay Mladenov, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process.

16 October 2017
Meeting the Palestinian Prime Minis...

UN rights experts urge France to provide safe water, sanitation for migrants in ‘Calais Jungle’

Photo:Several thousand asylum-seekers and migrants from Syria, Iraq, Ethiopia, Sudan, Pakistan and Afghanistan are living in makeshift camps or in...

Somalia Bombing Takes Ghastly Civilian Toll

Photo:Civilians walk at the scene of an explosion in KM4 street in the Hodan district of Mogadishu, Somalia October 14, 2017.

October 15, 20...

On International Day, UN highlights rural women's participation in sustainable, climate-resilient agricultural

Photo:Small farms in Madagascar are hard hit by erratic weather and locust invasion.

15 October 2017
Women and girls are central to t...

US: Sessions’ Asylum Claims Baseless, Dangerous

Photo:U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivers remarks on the U.S. system for asylum-seekers at the Executive Office for Immigration Review in...

Parliamentary forum opens in Russia; discussions to include UN cooperation

Photo:Scene from St. Petersburg, Russian Federation.

14 October 2017
A committee to strengthen cooperation between the United Nations...

In Kyoto, Japanese comedians tackle UN Global Goals

Photo:Jeffrey Brez, Chief of NGO Relations, Advocacy and Special Events of DPI, 3rd from right, and Kaoru Nemoto, Director of UNIC Tokyo, 4th from...

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