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International Day of Peace - 21 September 2018

Today, 21 September 2018, marks the International Day of Peace. The General Assembly...

Slow progress being made to eradicate extreme poverty, report shows

One hope of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals is to completely...

Microplastics can spread through flying insects, research shows

A new study, published in the Journal Biology Letters, shows that plastic now contaminates...

Additional one million children at risk of famine in Yemen, report shows

Any disruption to food and fuel supplies that comes through Hodeidah port could cause...

6.3 million children died from preventable causes in 2017, highlights new report

A new report released by UNICEF, the World Health Organisation (WHO), the United Nations...

Blackouts threaten Africa as temperatures rise and hydropower dams dry out, scientists warn

In recent weeks, outbreaks of communicable diseases such as cholera and Ebola have...

In the fight against smog, architects in Delhi get creative

Dubai-based architecture firm Znera proposed a plan to address the rampant air pollution...

World’s strongest storm this year makes landfall in Southeast Asia

Over the weekend, Typhoon Mangkhut made its way through the Philippines to mainland...

Uganda launches Education Response Plan to address “children’s crisis”

This weekend, the government of Uganda, Partners in Development, UN agencies and NGOs...

Press Release: USVI Hurricane Recovery and Resilience Task Force releases final report

Updated report incorporates hundreds of suggestions following public comment period...

Typhoon Mangkhut makes it way towards Southeast Asia

After rain inundated India and Typhoon Jebi ravaged Japan, millions of people in Southeast...

After a decade long decline, world hunger is back on the rise, UN report says

Over the last 10 years, progress has been made to reduce global hunger, end malnutrition,...

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