WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific Dr. Takeshi Kasai is “on leave” for alleged racist, abusive and unethical behavior, AP reported.
The world is on the brink of recession, UNCTAD said in projecting growth slowing to 2.2% in 2023 with cascading crises of debt, health and climate.
While you are reading this sentence, another man, woman or child will have died of starvation. That’s the message of an open letter from hundreds of NGOs.
A coalition of former rebels in Mali signed a commitment to reinforce civilian protections for health and medical facilities during armed conflict.
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is profiled by The Washington Post ahead of U.S. meetings on COVID-19 aid.
The U.N. human rights office recorded 14,532 civilian casualties in Ukraine: 5,916 killed, 8,616 injured. Actual figures are likely higher.
Four global health groups spent almost US$10 billion on COVID-19 with little oversight, POLITICO and WELT reported.
The IMF announced a preliminary agreement to provide Sri Lanka with US$2.9 billion over four years to recover from its economic crisis.
Russia vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution to condemn and invalidate its “full-scale unlawful invasion of Ukraine” and illegal move to annex four regions.
In an election with global significance for the internet and telecoms, American Doreen Bogdan-Martin won the ITU’s top job, defeating her Russian rival.
A panel of U.N. human rights investigators concluded that war crimes have been committed in Ukraine during Russia’s almost 7-month-old invasion.
Reeling from COVID-19 pandemic setbacks, the world’s largest disease-fighting fund asked for support to keep going in more than 100 countries.
Denmark became the first nation to pledge aid money for U.N.-led “loss and damage” climate funding meant to help vulnerable developing nations.