The UN ratified a treaty banning nuclear weapons in member countries, but major holdouts including the U.S. and Russia will make it difficult to turn into reality.
Beijing has also been under fire as more allegations of forced labor imposed on Uighur Muslims emerge.
The United Nations' use of both immunity and private risk consultants to investigate accusations makes it hard for victims of sex crimes to get justice.
One of the seven young climate leaders to have just joined the UN Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change, Archana Soreng is fighting to bring the cultural practices of our ancestors to policies.
The President of the Philippines used his inaugural United Nations speech to lash out at human rights campaigners who are in the line of fire in the country's war on drugs
Two UN officials have called out Saudi Arabia, UAE and Kuwait for not delivering on their promises.
U.N. rights experts sent an open letter to China asking them to review the controversial new law.
The "Earth Overshoot Day" this year is three weeks later than 2019. But that's not quite good news.
A United Nations report reveals “heartbreaking” state-sponsored punishment for women who attempt to cross the border and are repatriated.
The scheduled debate follows a request by Burkina Faso on behalf of 54 African countries.
In a long-awaited report, the United Nations said that the policies of President Rodrigo Duterte’s government acted like a "permission to kill."
On Wednesday the UN announced its app 1point5 to help people social distance. But it doesn’t perform the most basic of tasks.