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.
La retira de Estados Unidos se hará efectiva a finales del próximo año
The decision was announced on July 1st and has been described as a historic victory.
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.
Former U.N. Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali died this week, giving ace analyzer Beatrice Rangel a chance to compare just how how far Latin America has come since the fall of the Berlin Wall.
The world's leading human rights groups have joined forces to make a call for action against its membership.
Colombian take on conservation seeks to protect Amazonian biodiversity through indigenous traditions.
The cactus is bringing farmers a new source of income through prickly pear fruit jam.
The Colombian government and FARC unveiled the independent mechanism for selecting judges for special peace tribunals, in which they will seek to enlist the participation of Pope Francis and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
With 9 candidates for next UN Secretary General, the UN is aiming for more transparency in the process.
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto urged wealthy countries to help vulnerable nations limit their exposure to natural hazards.
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