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
foreign policy

How to Fix America's Broken Imperial Foreign Policy After Trump

Jeffrey Sachs has a vision of how the world can work based on alliances and international law.
Eoin Higgins
10.11.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Unpacking the Devastating UN Report on Climate Change

If this report doesn't stress you out, nothing will.
VICE Staff
10.10.18
Views My Own

Climate Apathy Is Worse Than Climate Denial

A new report makes the dangers of a warming planet more apparent than ever. Too bad the people running the US don't seem to care.
Harry Cheadle
10.8.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'Nuclear War May Break Out at Any Moment,' Says North Korea

"The entire US mainland is within our firing range."
River Donaghey
10.17.17
THE SALUTE YOUR SHORTS ISSUE

It's Time to Ban Nuclear Weapons

"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
Drugs

Women Need Better Options for Drug Treatment

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
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
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
Impact

Four Leading Female Advocates Discuss the Challenges Facing Young Women Today

To commemorate UNICEF's 70th anniversary, we spoke with Chelsea Clinton, Rebeca Gyumi, Zainab Salbi, and Sara Saeed about the strides they've made for young girls around the world.
VICE Staff
12.13.16
News

Americans Told the World That Trump Won't Stop Progress on Climate Change

Even if the president doesn't believe in science, he can't stop progress altogether—or so attendees of the COP22 conference hope.
Mike Pearl
11.21.16
Impact

Women Hold the Key to Restoring Peace in a Divided Colombia

In celebration of International Day of the Girl Child, we're revisiting Gloria Steinem's exploration into the lives of female FARC fighters for her VICELAND show, 'WOMAN.'
VICE Staff
10.11.16