According to a report presented to the UN human rights council this is a myth.
The UN led the first playable policy conference which aims to address some of the world’s most complex challenges.
The head of the UN mission in Colombia, Jean Arnault, proposed Saturday that a later date be set for the FARC to hand over its arms, due to the delay in constructing facilities for the guerrillas’ demobilization.
UNESCO Science Report: Towards 2030 shows female engineers and computer programmers are wanted, especially in developed economies.
UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres believes the management of national borders ‘cannot be based on any form of discrimination.’
Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of UN’s Office for Outer Space Affairs says they can contribute to the push for sustainable development.
State members hope to reach agreements on a diverse range of global issues, including oceans, tuberculosis and killer robots among others.
They generate over $150 billion in illicit profits for those who exploit them.
Instead of 193 around a table why don’t we mirror the global reality through its regions?
The iconic superhero was named Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls by the UN but criticism didn’t wait.
2017 marks the fiftieth anniversary of Israeli occupation and for Palestinian refugees life seems to barely go on.
Amnesty International accused rich nations of hosting the fewest number of refugees and doing the least to solve their situation.
The newly elected presidents of Argentina, Brazil and Peru have new political plans that may mark a shift to the right in Latin America.
According to the Mission, it will be deployed in three phases. The first phase aims to establish the UN Mission’s headquarters in Bogotá and assess conditions at the eight locations, where the UN Mission will have its regional offices.
Lentils, dried beans and peas, the most common pulses contribute in reducing greenhouse gas emissions as they need less fertilizer.
The Colombian government and FARC unveiled the independent mechanism for selecting judges for special peace tribunals, in which they will seek to enlist the participation of Pope Francis and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Venezuela's ambassador to the UN, Rafael Ramirez, has denied there is a humanitarian crisis in his country.
The access to education for indigenous people should be a priority for governments.
Extreme weather events caused by the phenomenon have changed millions lives and SG Ban Ki-moon says the response must go beyond humanitarian action.
Although LatAm is proud of its achievements towards battling unemployment, the positive trends are starting to stall, which may permanently damage the regional economy.
The world's leading human rights groups have joined forces to make a call for action against its membership.
The Costa Rican government nominated Christiana Figueres to succeed Ban Ki-moon as UN secretary-general.
The decision was announced on July 1st and has been described as a historic victory.
Ahead of the High Level Meeting on Refugees and Migrants on September, governments are asked to work together.
Britain is facing a diplomatic dilemma since it seems quite clear that the US administration of Barack Obama favours the Argentine candidate Susana Malcorra as the next UN Secretary General
This week the UN General Assembly (UNGASS), met to talk about the war on drugs. After three decades it is clear that changes have to be made, but which ones?
In the coming weeks, the eyes of the drug policy community will be fixated on the UN. As the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on the World Drug Problem draws near, the future of international drug policy is at stake.
The UN has mostly been male dominated. So far in this campaign 3 women have been nominated and Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said he would like a woman to succeed him.
Former U.N. Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali died this week, giving ace analyzer Beatrice Rangel a chance to compare just how how far Latin America has come since the fall of the Berlin Wall.
In the second day of the COP21, the impacts of climate change on forests and agriculture were in the spotlight and leaders voiced their environmental concerns in order to suggest relevant solutions to tackle them once and for all.
The UN honours Venezuela for curbing hunger—which is actually getting worse
The head of the Catholic Church in Paraguay has rejected criticism of his country's handling of the case of a 10-year-old girl who is pregnant after being raped.