The government says the probe call reflects a ‘preconceived, politicized and prejudicial agenda’
(WASHINGTON) — A U.N. Commission of Inquiry has found that crimes against humanity have been committed in North Korea and recommends that its findings be referred to the International Criminal Court, two people familiar with the commission’s report have told The Associated Press.
The commission, which conducted a yearlong
One in three women still report sexual or physical abuse
(UNITED NATIONS) — A U.N. diplomat says Russia has presented a rival U.N. resolution on the humanitarian crisis in Syria to key Security Council members after threatening to veto a Western and Arab-backed measure threatening sanctions against President Bashar Assad’s government.
Russia’s U.N. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin gave the text …
The former New York City mayor has long campaigned for action on climate change
The peace conference in Geneva has failed to deliver humanitarian aid to a starving population. Will opposing sides be able to agree on anything else?
Officials from the Holy See testify at a hearing before the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child
Worldwide, 230 million children under age 5 were not registered at birth and, as a result, may face difficulties for the rest of their lives
An estimated 96% of the urban growth expected to occur in developing countries
Senior counterterrorism official also criticizes attacks on journalism
Diplomats lay the groundwork for a deal that would limit pollution by all countries for the first time
International climate talks aimed at finding a global agreement on future action have been marred by controversy and turmoil