Free expression under worldwide assault

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Free expression under worldwide assault, UN human rights expert warns in new report

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Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

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UN anti-crime chief urges better use of Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

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Ending Marginalization and Exclusion

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17 October was set by the United Nations General Assembly in resolution 47/196 as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.  October 17 was chosen as the anniversary of a 17 October 1987 meeting in front of the Trocadero in Paris near where the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was signed in 1948.  The 1987 meeting was called as a reminder that the victims of extreme poverty, hunger and violence do not enjoy the rights that are set out in the Universal Declaration.

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Rural women's empowerment critical to UN Sustainable Development Agenda – Ban

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Rural women's empowerment critical to UN Sustainable Development Agenda – Ban

Thoeun harvests corn from her farm in Kampong Cham, Cambodia.

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Counter terrorism and address evolving nature of ISIL

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Political will needed to counter terrorism and address evolving nature of ISIL, Security Council told

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Rest In Peace TINA

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Today, October 13, marks the birthday of the late British prime minister Margaret Thatcher – so perhaps it is fitting to take a moment to consider how Thatcherism still rules the global capitalist landscape.

Thatcher said she was out to c

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António Guterres appointed next UN Secretary-General

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António Guterres appointed next UN Secretary-General by acclamation

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