Up to 100,000 people turned out for Switzerland’s largest-ever climate demonstration to insist on fulfilling the U.N.-brokered goals to cut greenhouse gases.
Pakistan’s prime minister took his nation’s dispute over Jammu and Kashmir to the U.N. General Assembly, warning of a potential “bloodbath” in the region.
The U.N. Human Rights Council voted to create a mission to investigate cases of suspected human rights abuses in Venezuela over the past five years.
UNCTAD cautioned there is “a clear and present danger” of a global recession in 2020 due to trade tensions, corporate debt and weaker growth worldwide.
The U.S. said it will remain in the U.N. postal agency after delegates agreed to change international delivery rates that will add consumer costs.
Coastal flooding with huge ice and snow losses are getting more extreme as oceans warm and acidify while frozen parts of the planet melt faster, IPCC said.
The U.N. postal agency opened its Extraordinary Congress with a vote to reject the Trump administration’s demand that it overhaul international delivery rates.
The U.N. chief opened the U.N. General Assembly with a plea for U.S.-China unity while pushing his top priorities of fighting climate change and more war.
Europe’s top court ruled E.U.’s digital privacy rules do not require Google to delete links to outdated or embarrassing info outside its 28-nation bloc.
The African Development Bank Group will no longer support “19th century technologies” like coal and oil and will help create the world’s largest “solar zone.”
Forty percent of the U.N.’s 193 member nations committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050, and nearly the same amount vowed to do more by 2020.
A global task force to fight online extremism announced it will become an independent watchdog organization led by an executive director and a board.
The U.N. General Assembly called on all nations to work towards enabling everyone to have affordable, quality health services by 2030.
A day before the U.N. Climate Action Summit, climate science groups said nations must reduce “glaring and growing gaps” between intention and action.
Students and young leaders met for the first U.N. Youth Climate Summit to demand world leaders “walk the talk” and “stop wasting time” to save the planet.
Millions of children worldwide skipped their classes on Friday to send a message: They are leading the way to take on the global climate crisis.
Russia and China vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution seeking to impose a cease-fire in northwest Syria’s Idlib governorate, the last rebel stronghold.
More than 500 institutional investors urged governments to finally take significant action to reduce carbon emissions.
Global oil markets are well-supplied and companies have reserves to meet demand for more than a month despite attacks on Saudi Arabia oil production.
For only a third time in its 144-year history, the U.N. postal agency will hold an Extraordinary Congress. A potential U.S. withdrawal rides on the outcome.
The U.N. World Tourism Organization said 117 nations recommitted to making tourism more sustainable, inclusive and ethical after a five-day gathering.