Here you will find stories using data, insight and analysis to shed light on major trends among international organizations.
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 U.N. report finds China’s persecution of Muslim Uyghurs may constitute crimes against humanity, drawing calls for accountability and Beijing’s scorn.
Entrenched racism, white nationalism, aggressive policing and xenophobia burden and stifle the lives, aspirations and rights of Americans nationwide.
More than 40 nations and international organizations signed onto a roadmap for Ukraine’s recovery with longterm financial, political and technical support.
It has been 20 years since U.N. diplomats stood and cheered when a treaty gained enough support to launch the world’s first permanent war crimes tribunal.
After two years of discounting a controversial pandemic theory, WHO released a report urging “further investigations into this and all other possible pathways.”
The U.N.’s top human rights official acknowledged she could not adequately judge the situation for Muslim Uyghurs in China’s Xinjiang Province.
U.S. and Russian diplomats met for talks over Russia’s troop buildup by Ukraine, the first in a series of discussions that could be vital to Europe’s security.
The U.N. Human Rights Council voted to create an international commission of experts that will investigate abuses during the past year of war in Ethiopia.
With U.S.-Russia tensions nearing Cold War-era dimensions, Presidents Biden and Putin used Swiss diplomacy to agree to nuclear talks and other measures.
A military coup toppling Myanmar’s democratically elected government adds urgency to human rights investigations into generals’ long history of brutal rule.
Richer countries locked up most of 2021’s COVID-19 vaccine supply despite the COVAX Facility’s multilateral efforts to ensure all nations have equal access.
OSCE observers concluded U.S. President Donald Trump’s false claims of victory and calls to halt vote-counting are eroding trust in American democracy.
Germany and France pushed for E.U. sanctions on Russia after OPCW confirmed Russia’s Alexei Navalny was poisoned with a Soviet-era nerve agent.
Ahead of his last U.N. visit, U.S. President Donald Trump dusted off a favorite self-aggrandizing tale about the time he “offered to rebuild” the world body.
As WHO gears up for an investigation into its handling of the pandemic, its own revised timeline on COVID-19 might raise more questions than it answers.
In a podcast, Greta Thunberg invokes a 183-year-old tale that captures the thinking needed to solve the climate crisis and her surreal journey as an activist.
Dozens of nations repeatedly urged the U.S. to eradicate systemic racism and police brutality but there have been few improvements, two U.N. reviews show.
The Navajo Nation thanked Irish people for repaying a 173-year-old favor that was an early use of an international organization to deliver humanitarian aid.
World leaders joined forces for the launch of a European Union-led global pledging “marathon” that delivered promises of €7.4 billion for COVID-19 research.
The COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating domestic violence as half the world’s population grapples with stay-at-home orders to keep the virus from spreading.