UNICEF joins ENUF in campaign to support HIV-positive people

UNICEF joins ENUF in campaign to support HIV-positive people

UNICEF will show its support for the Living Positive Victoria (LPV) ENUF campaign during the World AIDS 2014 Conference. ENUF is a crowd-sourced campaign that uses the experiences More...

Violence against women and girls: enough is enough, says UNFPA Head

Violence against women and girls: enough is enough, says UNFPA Head

UNITED NATIONS, New York – UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, in his remarks to government and United Nations officials today, underlined the need for urgent More...

Poll’s result shows NGO’s skepticism on private sector in development

Poll’s result shows NGO’s skepticism on private sector in development

Over 400 development professionals participated in the survey launched by Info-Cooperazione two weeks ago on the engagement of the private sector in development cooperation. More...

UNFPA partners with the Guardian in the fight against FGM

UNFPA partners with the Guardian in the fight against FGM

Attending the launch of the campaign are (left-right) Nation Media Group CEO Linus Gitahi, Cabinet Secretary for Devolution and Planning Anne Waiguru, UN Secretary-General Ban More...

WFP Continues Scaling Up Ebola Response With Partners:“Together We Must Do More”

FREETOWN – At the end of a three-day visit to Sierra Leone, during which she met with government officials and key actors in the fight against Ebola, the UN World Food Programme More...

World, and outer space, reacts to Germany’s World Cup win

World, and outer space, reacts to Germany's World Cup win

The world has rightfully praised Germany’s 1-0 win, courtesy of Mario Götze, in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. Players, More...

CLINTON: My Thoughts on Today’s EPA Proposal

My Thoughts on Today's EPA Proposal

Today’s proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency to limit carbon emissions from power plants is important More...

Delivering on the Data Revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa Delivering on the Data Revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa

This is a joint post with Alex Ezeh. Since the term “data revolution” was brandished in...

Data, Differences, and Digging Deeper Data, Differences, and Digging Deeper

Explaining the differences in today’s global society is a topic that clearly captures the interest of...

Building the Future: Jobs, Growth, and Fairness in the Arab World Building the Future: Jobs, Growth, and Fairness in the Arab World

May 12, 2014 AS PREPAPRED FOR DELIVERY I am inspired by the energy and positive spirit...

Hollywood takes on corporate giants over Bhopal gas disaster

Hollywood takes on corporate giants over Bhopal gas disaster

Children playing around the contaminated Solar Evaporation Pond in Bhopal, India. “ Those who survived have More...

Russia: Conviction against activist released from psychiatric unit must be overturned

The conviction against a peaceful Russian activist who was released from a closed psychiatric institution today must be overturned, Amnesty International..

New anti-terror law used to imprison Saudi Arabian human rights activist

“ Waleed Abu al-Khair’s conviction on charges relating to national security is entirely unjustified and provides alarming evidence that the Kingdom’s..

Typhoon Haiyan: then and now

Typhoon Haiyan: then and now Typhoon Haiyan: then and now Typhoon Haiyan: then and now Typhoon Haiyan: then More...

Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 2 – 8 July

Pakistan: Water, sanitation, and health services are urgent needs among the 780,000 registered displaced from North Waziristan (government figures). The data..

Disaster-Related Displacement from the Horn of Africa

Extreme weather drives displacement from the Horn of Africa UN University and Norwegian Refugee Council: Thousands of people in the Horn..
Investing in youth pays dividends, evidence from Sri Lanka shows

Investing in youth pays dividends, evidence from Sri Lanka shows

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Young people hold the keys to the future; unlocking their potential will lead to a better world..
Despite Russian drawdown from border, fighting continues in eastern Ukraine

Despite Russian drawdown from border, fighting continues in eastern Ukraine

A daily roundup of terrorism and security issues. Most Russian troops have withdrawn from Ukraine‘s border, US officials said today, a..
Women and girls at risk as conflict escalates in Iraq

Women and girls at risk as conflict escalates in Iraq

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Approximately one million people have been displaced by the mounting crisis in northern and western Iraq...