united nations

Drugs

Here's Fresh Evidence the Drug War Is a 'Horrific Failure'

"The international drug control system promised a world free of drugs, but has delivered the exact opposite."
Max Daly
10.23.18
THE SALUTE YOUR SHORTS ISSUE

It's Time to Ban Nuclear Weapons, Guys

"Those with power are never going to give up their power voluntarily. It has to be a demand from others."
Mark Hay
6.14.17
indigenous incarceration

UN Finds Indigenous Youth Are 'Punished for Being Poor'

Young Aboriginals are going to prison for behavior associated with being poor and bored, but not dangerous.
Katherine Gillespie
4.4.17
Features

We Asked an International Law Expert if the UN Could Actually Ban Tech House

"The UN security council isn't even able to act on the war in Syria, so how would they pass a resolution banning tech house?"
Angus Harrison
3.16.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Indonesia's Alleged Human Rights Abuse in West Papua Is Getting International Attention

Allegations of "extrajudicial executions, fatal shootings of peaceful demonstrators, and persistent violence against Papuan women​" were raised at the UN this week.
Maddison Connaughton
3.3.17
Drugs

Why Drug Treatment Needs to Be Geared More Towards Women

While a third of global drug users are women and girls, only one in five drug treatment recipients is female.
VICE Staff
3.3.17
Film

The UN's Latest VR Film Connects You with a Nepalese Earthquake Survivor

Sabita survived an earthquake that left nearly 9,000 people dead, 22,000 injured, and 3 million displaced.
Beckett Mufson
12.17.16
Film

How Virtual Reality Is Changing the Way the UN Thinks

Did you know the UN has a Creative Director? He's working to turn VR's power into policy.
Beckett Mufson
9.29.16
Art

Art on Instagram Campaigns for Child Refugee Awareness

UNICEF rallies the artistic community to illuminate the plight of children refugees.
Diana Shi
9.24.16
Food

Why the Future of Food Is Bugs

A new documentary hopes to convince you that eating insects can be delicious and nutritious.
Simon Davis
6.10.16
High Wire

Rethinking Drug Prohibition on a Global Scale

As individual states and nations consider how to regulate marijuana and other drugs, the UN needs to address some critical questions to set the stage for better drug policy in decades ahead.
Maia Szalavitz
5.3.16
Features

Inside the Thought-Provoking Museum Protesting the War on Drugs

Portraits made from crystal meth and other exhibitions threw into sharp relief the true cost of an unjust system.
Greg Scruggs
4.27.16
Newer0104Older