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The International Criminal Court at 20

01 Jul 2022

On the 20th anniversary of the Court, here are five ways that the ICC is helping build a more just world.

Legendary Hollywood actor Pierce Brosnan and his son have joined forces with the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions to draw attention to the need for plastic waste management.

“We must not squander the opportunities presented by the unique confluence of moments in 2022 for decisive ocean action,” says the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean.

A four-year drought in the Horn of Africa is putting 20 million people at risk of starvation. Stressors like COVID-19, conflict in Ukraine, and a locust plague are also placing communities at risk.

Latest Reports

2022 Global Connectivity Report - ITU

The Global Connectivity Report 2022 takes stock of the progress in digital connectivity over the past three decades. It provides a detailed assessment of the current state of connectivity and how close the world is to achieving universal and meaningful connectivity, using a unique analytical framework.

2022 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction

The central question for this Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 (GAR2022) is how governance systems can evolve to better address the systemic risks of the future. In today’s crowded and interconnected world, disaster impacts increasingly cascade across geographies and sectors, as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and climate change are rapidly making clear

Global Humanitarian Overview 2022 (April update)

The GHO 2022, launched on 2 December 2021, required $41 billion to assist 194 million of the 296 million people in need in 69 countries. Needs and requirements have grown to $46.06 billion to assist 202 million of the 303 million people in need around the world. 

In the Spotlight

UN System Chart

The UN System Chart, is a non-exhaustive document, which reflects the current structure of the Organization. 

UN Efforts to Address Racism

“Racism is the repudiation of our common humanity — of the Charter of the United Nations — of all that we are and all that we do. We must reject racism,” said the Secretary-General António Guterres on 18 February 2021. See full message. 

2021 Edition of the UN Card - UN Action in a wallet-sized format

The 2021 edition of The UN Card brings you an update to 11 actions of the UN, that show in quantifiable terms how the daily work of UN colleagues affects the lives of people around the globe.

Translating the 2030 Agenda into national plans - a combined effort

There are indications that there has been a recent rise in the number of countries with some form of national development strategy or plan, aimed at implementing sustainable development across its economic, social and environmental dimensions. Read more