With water availability being a global threat whose effects are visible today, the UN and World Bank Group seek to promote sustainable measures and tackle a coming water crisis.
Top UN officials highlighted the importance of a free flow of information for human rights, sustainable development and democracy.
The Mediterranean sea has become the main obstacle for thousands of migrants and is also the most polluted water basin in the world.
UNEP’s Wild for Life campaign seeks to reverse the illegal trade in wildlife by raising awareness, enforcing stronger laws and helping local communities in stopping this trend.
60% of primate species in the world are in the brink of extinction and 75% have declining populations.
The US has for the first time abstained from voting against an annual UN resolution calling for an end to its economic embargo against Cuba.
During the United Nation's Day in Bogotá, Colombia, the Latin American Post interviewed Andrés Gutiérrez Serna, regional coordinator and representative of the children and youth in the region
La retira de Estados Unidos se hará efectiva a finales del próximo año
The head of the UN mission in Colombia, Jean Arnault, proposed Saturday that a later date be set for the FARC to hand over its arms, due to the delay in constructing facilities for the guerrillas’ demobilization.
The United Nations Security Council will analyze the situation in Venezuela on Wednesday in an informal closed-door meeting, diplomatic sources said on Tuesday.
Rebels and government want United Nations mission to monitor what they hope will be a deal to to end decades of conflict
The decision was announced on July 1st and has been described as a historic victory.
The United Nations Mission in Colombia is on the verge of completing the registry of about 7,000 weapons formerly held by the FARC guerrillas
Poverty and vulnerability to natural disasters are “very clearly linked” in the Americas, the special UN representative on reducing disaster risk
United Nations Environment Program proposes seven strategies for a more sustainable use of resources
The UN has mostly been male dominated. So far in this campaign 3 women have been nominated and Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said he would like a woman to succeed him.
Countries need to commit to political and financial support for preventing conflicts.
This year more than 5,000 people lost their lives trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea.
While the Earth’s oceans are our largest carbon sinks, in terms of land ecosystems, the Amazon stores 10 percent of the world’s carbon, probably more than anywhere else on the planet.
When I was 10, my family moved to Kansas, a state known for being flat and growing a lot of corn.
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