By an overwhelming majority, the U.N. General Assembly approved a resolution that blamed Russia for Ukraine’s severe humanitarian crisis.
The world is “sleepwalking” towards ruin as the coronavirus and Russia’s war in Ukraine put a 1.5 degrees C. limit further out of reach, the U.N. chief said.
While many Ukrainians stay to fight, several million Ukrainians have fled their country, mostly to Poland, since Russia’s invasion last month.
The U.N. Human Rights Council authorized a panel to investigate abuses and violations of international law from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Delegates from 175 nations to the U.N. Environment Assembly voted unanimously to devise a treaty that tries to cleanse the world of plastic pollution.
The U.N. General Assembly condemned Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and demanded that Russian forces halt their offensive on Ukrainian cities and ports.