Amidst an “unacceptably high plateau” in COVID-19 cases and deaths [...]
The UN agriculture chief warned on Monday that severe underfunding [...]
The UN is at the forefront of efforts to help [...]
A sure sign of spring in northern Europe is the [...]
A COVID-19 vaccine produced in China has been given the [...]
A new wave of COVID-19 infections is spreading like “wildfire” [...]
Methane emissions caused by human activity can be reduced by [...]
All countries should commit to zero carbon emissions by 2050 if the world is to avoid a disastrous 2.4 degree Celsius temperature rise by the end of this century, UN Secretary General António Guterres said on Thursday.
WHO chief hails ‘monumental moment’ in COVID fight, as US throws support behind vaccine patent waiver
The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday [...]
An international hub for pandemic control is to open in [...]
Impacts of the deadly new surge in COVID-19 cases across [...]
The world is currently facing a shortage of 900,000 midwives, [...]
Young people are taking a leading role in shaping fair and equitable food systems around the world, senior UN officials affirmed on Tuesday during a global youth dialogue on the theme of “Good Food for All”.
The countrywide reopening of schools in South Sudan is a [...]
Harnessing the full potential of science and technology for the benefit of all people, everywhere, is the focus of a two-day virtual meeting convened by the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), which opened on Tuesday.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how all countries are connected, underscoring that global cooperation and solidarity are the only way out of the crisis, senior UN officials said on Monday during the annual Partnership Forum, organized by the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
Former United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown called on Monday [...]
Parts of the online economy have boomed since COVID-19 began, while some pre-pandemic big-hitters have seen a reversal of their fortunes in the last year, amid widespread movement restrictions, UN economists have found.
The 12th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the [...]
Healthcare workers in Malawi are concerned that misinformation about COVID-19 [...]