The BBC is set to host an event with the United Nations deputy secretary-general about how to ensure that diversity and inclusion form part of recovery plans from the coronavirus pandemic.
UN chief Antonio Guterres has said the coronavirus pandemic has exposed how fragile societies are but that if governments work together on common challenges, including global warming, it can be an opportunity to “rebuild our world for the better”.
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he was “confident” he would be able to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank this summer, with support from the US.
UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres has said the coronavirus pandemic is “a human crisis that is fast becoming a human rights crisis”.
Decisive action is needed to tackle the accelerating climate crisis, the United Nations has warned on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that the world is facing “a dangerous epidemic of misinformation” about Covid-19.
Saudi officials say the coalition fighting Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen will begin a ceasefire on Thursday.
Oxfam have expressed fears over the spread of coronavirus in refugee camps, with up to 250 people sharing one tap in some places that are already struggling for food.
Javier Perez de Cuellar, the two-term United Nations secretary-general who brokered a historic ceasefire between Iran and Iraq in 1988 and who in later life came out of retirement to help re-establish democracy in his Peruvian homeland, has died aged 100.
Jameela Jamil has hit back at claims she makes up health issues for attention.
Sharp emissions cuts are needed to curb “unprecedented” changes in the world’s oceans and frozen areas due to global warming, experts warn.
Campaigners are calling for an “urgent transformation” in the way the world’s land is used, ahead of a key UN report on land and climate change.
A former UN executive secretary who played a key role in the Paris climate talks has been awarded a medal as part of the Edinburgh Science Festival.
A network of marine reserves could be rolled out across the high seas to protect wildlife hotspots and save species from extinction, a report has said.
Actress and activist Angelina Jolie has warned the world “will remain stuck in a cycle of violence and conflicts” as long as nations continue to put almost every other issue ahead of women’s equality and rights.
Earth’s protective ozone layer is finally healing from damage caused by aerosol sprays and coolants, a new United Nations report has said.
Countries must take “unprecedented” action to slash carbon emissions to zero by 2050 and limit dangerous global warming, a key report has warned.
The United Nations’ highest court has ordered the United States to lift sanctions on Iran that affect imports of humanitarian goods and products and services linked to the safety of civil aviation.
Film star Angelina Jolie visited a camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan on Sunday, calling for a political solution to Syria’s long-running civil war and saying humanitarian aid is not a long-term solution.
Ben Fogle has said environmental conservation has been his “life’s work” as he was named as the United Nations’ Patron of the Wilderness.
A new sculpture trail has been unveiled in a popular Aberdeen park.
Amal Clooney has urged the United Nations to stop the Islamic State terror group getting away with genocide by launching a UK-led investigation into the group’s atrocities in Iraq.