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The ICJ ordered Russia to halt its invasion of Ukraine in a legally binding decision that is mainly symbolic because there is no direct means of enforcing it.
More than a century after the 1919 Treaty of Versailles, E.U. leaders met for talks in the Palace of Versailles focused on ending another war in Europe.
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.
An estimated 13 million people face severe hunger in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia due to the worst drought conditions in decades, WFP said.
The U.N. General Assembly adopted a resolution to combat Holocaust denial and urged all nations and social media companies to fight anti-Semitism.
Hackers broke into the ICRC’s computer servers and gained access to confidential information on more than half a million “highly vulnerable people.”
Afghanistan needs more than $5 billion in aid to avert looming humanitarian and economic crises, the United Nations said in its largest-ever such appeal.
The ousted Myanmar leader’s conviction and sentencing will likely only deepen opposition to the ruling junta’s military coup, the U.N. human rights chief said.
Initial evidence shows the risk from the new variant is “very high” and could cause surges with severe consequences, the U.N. health agency said.
Negotiators from 197 countries clinched a “watered down” consensus agreement on a climate deal after two weeks of United Nations-brokered climate talks.
The U.N. climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland opened on Sunday for almost two weeks of critical negotiations on how to slow global warming.
Leaders of a science diplomacy foundation say they are working to prevent a new Cold War from being fought over new uses for science and technology.
Nations must prepare better for more water-related disasters along with a growing lack of access to safe drinking water and sanitation, WMO reported.
U.S. President Joe Biden used his first address to the United Nations to reassure other nations his administration is committed to multilateralism.
The U.N. health agency and other international organizations began airlifting emergency supplies to Afghanistan through neighboring Pakistan and its airline.
Humanitarian aid agencies and U.N. leaders scrambled to protect civilians in Afghanistan while calling on the Taliban to end fighting and provide assurances.
Michelle Bachelet said reports of spying with military-grade malware on activists, dissidents and journalists “seem to confirm some of the worst fears.”
The European Commission adopted a set of proposals to cut net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55 percent from 1990 levels by the end of this decade.
The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a compromise to keep open Syria’s last non-government controlled border crossing for humanitarian aid.