Artificial intelligence will be examined as a potential tool of sustainable development by international organizations, tech giants and academics.
Deep-seated Muslim anger at efforts to satirize Prophet Muhammad in Danish cartoons stirred the IOC to propose a ban against incitement of religious hatred.
Three times a year, a little-known expert panel gathers in Geneva and New York with a monumental task: upholding people’s civil and political rights.
A U.N. expert panel returned from Bangladesh after gathering evidence of a military-planned campaign of genocide against Myanmar’s Rohingya people.
Modern slavery overtook the lives of at least 40.3 million people worldwide in 2016, according to estimates by an international organization.
International organizations welcomed the end of Turkey’s emergency rule and called on its government to uphold basic human rights and legal standards.
A new global pact for promoting safe migration is advancing through the United Nations without participation from the United States and Hungary.
A panel of independent experts warned the WTO could become irrelevant if trade wars and tensions cause wider “backsliding” towards trade protectionism.
Global investment in renewables and energy efficiency declined 3 percent to US$318 billion in 2017 and “there is a risk” it will slow more this year, IEA said.
The world’s foremost international organization for financing environmental change sent up smoke signals warning faster action is needed on many fronts.
Iceland won election to the world’s top international organization for addressing human rights, filling a vacancy left by the United States.
An international observatory traced a high-energy cosmic neutrino back to its origin in a distant galaxy about 4 billion light years away.
As a harbinger of an American-led international order, NATO is caught in the crosshairs of U.S. President Donald Trump’s impulsive policies, experts said.
A third of the world’s fish stocks are overfished, FAO said, while about 35 percent of what is caught for eating never makes it onto someone’s plate.
The U.N. and UNICEF are the most popular organizations on Twitter, where U.S. President Donald Trump overtook Pope Francis in the most-followed ranking.
The U.N.’s top humanitarian official paid a rare visit to North Korea, meeting other aid providers and some of the more than 10 million people who need help.
The world’s leading international organizations are “under attack” politically but must work together to keep going, U2 frontman Bono told diplomats.
Trade wars and tensions sparked by U.S. tariffs against China, the E.U. and others undermine the work of international organizations fighting poverty.