Published: June 29, 2021
Two days after the sentencing of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd, which sparked a global reckoning over racism and policing, the United Nations Human Rights Council released a report calling on countries to adopt a "transformative agenda" to fight systemic racism.
Published: June 03, 2021
Food loss and waste is a major issue in the Asia-Pacific region and coordinated, strategic actions are needed to address the impact it is having on climate change, food security and the region’s overall economy, 18 Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) member countries concluded during a two-day series of virtual discussions.
Published: May 30, 2021
KUALA LUMPUR (THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION) - Global annual spending to protect and restore nature needs to triple this decade to about US$350 billion (S$464.3 billion) by 2030 and rise to US$536 billion by 2050, a UN report said on Thursday (May 27), urging a shift in mindset among financiers, businesses and governments.
Published: May 23, 2021
Iran is likely to extend a U.N. nuclear inspections agreement by one more month, buying diplomats time to revive a landmark deal that would usher a return of the Persian Gulf nation to world oil markets in exchange for curbs on its atomic work.
Published: May 21, 2021
The united nations Office on Drugs and Crime holds the UN Crime Congress every five years in collaboration with host countries. This international forum presents opportunities for participants to exchange knowhow, discuss situations, and shape directions for policies on crime prevention