A newly-released United Nations special report expresses concerns over what it calls “deliberate attacks” against healthcare workers and facilities in Afghanistan during the Covid-19 pandemic.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged religious leaders to challenge “inaccurate and harmful messages” fuelling ethno-nationalism, stigma, hate speech and conflict amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Idris Elba and his wife have spoken about contracting coronavirus, calling the experience “definitely scary and unsettling and nervous”.
An Aberdeen MSP has spoken out about the effect of the Covid-19 lockdown on people with autism.
Richard Curtis has said he feels a responsibility to honour the enthusiasm of the younger “activist generation”.
Millie Bobby Brown and David Beckham have called on world leaders to uphold children’s rights.
The eyes of future generations are on world leaders to take urgent action on climate change, teenage activist Greta Thunberg has told the UN.
The world is losing the race against climate change, “but it is a race we can win”, UN secretary general Antonio Guterres has warned a summit on tackling the issue.
An Aberdeen professor has played a key role in a major study which could change the way people eat food.
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.
People in the north-east have been asked to help raise cash for the victims of the African cyclone.
Carey Mulligan has called on the UK Government to galvanise global support for children in conflict zones.
American actress Angelina Jolie has spoken out against sexual violence in global war zones during a Government film event in London.
K-pop superstars BTS urged fans to “love themselves” during a historic speech at the United Nations.
The BBC is appealing to the United Nations (UN) in Geneva to protect the human rights of its journalists and their families.
A new sculpture trail has been unveiled in a popular Aberdeen park.