Here you will find timely, factual reporting on international organizations and their connections to just about everything along with links to background and sourcing.
The U.N. Security Council unanimously agreed to condemn violence against Myanmar protesters and called on its military to exercise the ‘utmost restraint.’
About 30 percent of all women worldwide have been subjected to physical or sexual violence at least once during their lives, U.N. agencies found in a survey.
While one-in-10 people on the planet suffers chronic hunger, the world wastes about 17 percent of all the food that is produced each year, UNEP reported.
A week after his nation’s military tried to remove him, Myanmar’s U.N. Ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun remained in his post, the chief U.N. spokesman said.
The pandemic has kept 168 million children from attending schools and for many of them the consequences could be disastrous, UNICEF reported.
Reporters Without Borders filed a criminal complaint against the Saudi crown prince over Jamal Khashoggi’s murder and the detention of 34 other journalists.
International donors contributed USD$1.7 billion for people starving in Yemen, an amount that leaders of humanitarian organizations called disappointing.
Saudi Arabia’s crown prince “approved” the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a declassified U.S. intelligence report concluded.
The world’s promised cuts in greenhouse gases come nowhere close to fulfilling the 2015 Paris Agreement, according to a new U.N. analysis.
The COVAX Facility’s global rollout of COVID-19 vaccines finally launched with the delivery of 600,000 doses to Ghana’s capital Accra.
The United States will campaign for a seat on the world’s top human rights body, in another reversal of the former Trump administration’s foreign policy.
U.S. President Biden reconnected with NATO and the G-7 and told the Munich Security Conference “democratic progress is under assault” around the world.
French President Emmanuel Macron led a chorus of world leaders and advocates in celebrating the United States’ official return to the 2015 Paris Agreement.
In a new major report, the U.N. Environment Program recommended a “scientific blueprint” for governments to tackle three environmental crises at once.
Syria’s combatants have taken advantage of the international community’s disastrous failures, the chair of a panel of U.N. investigators said.
The U.N. Security Council took up a proposed resolution calling for ceasefires in conflict zones that would allow deliveries of coronavirus vaccines.
Sixteen airlines joined a UNICEF-led initiative to push for speedier deliveries of coronavirus vaccines and medical supplies among more than 100 nations.
WHO listed two of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccines for emergency use, only the second instance of approvals granted since the pandemic began.
Chinese diplomats pushed back against U.S. skepticism about whether Beijing fully cooperated with WHO scientists investigating the pandemic’s origins.
Myanmar’s military coup drew broad criticism by the U.N. Human Rights Council, which demanded Aung San Suu Kyi’s release and civilian rule restored.
Allowing mining companies to tap deep sea deposits beneath international waters poses too many underwater risks, a global environmental group reported.