Zelenskiy Marks Auschwitz Anniversary Honoring Survivors

KRAKOW, Poland—Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy paid tribute Sunday evening to Holocaust surv..

Historic UN Human Rights case opens door to climate change asylum claims

GENEVA (21 January 2020) — In its first ruling on a complaint by an individual seeking asylum from t..

Guatemala’s children bear brunt of prolonged drought and rising heat

by Anastasia Moloney | @anastasiabogota | Thomson Reuters Foundation Tuesday, 21 January 2020 17:14 ..

Counting the cost 2019: a year of climate breakdown, December 2019

15 climate disasters of 2019 that cost more than $1 billion In 2019 extreme weather driven by clima..

Spread of polio still an international public health concern – WHO

The twenty-third meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005..

IRC Emergency Watchlist 2020

Watchlist 2020 highlights the countries where the IRC assesses there to be the greatest risk of a ma..

WMO confirms 2019 as second hottest year on record

Press Release Number: 01/15/2020 The year 2019 was the second warmest year on record after 2016, ac..

US-Iran tension threatens lifeline to millions across the Middle East

Statement by Jan Egeland, Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council “Tens of millions of p..

Italy contributes €500,000 (US$ 610,000) to help relieve drought-affected people from hunger

LUSAKA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a €500,000 (US$ 610,000) contrib..

DRC: inter-ethnic violence in Ituri may constitute “crimes against humanity” – UN report

KINSHASA/GENEVA (10 January 2020) — Killings, rapes and other forms of violence targeting the Hema c..