A proposed U.N. resolution demands that all parties in Libya immediately de-escalate the fighting and commit to a cease-fire.
The U.N. refugee chief said Tuesday he has never seen "such toxicity, such poison" in politics, the media, social media and every day conversation focused on refugees, migrants and foreigners.
A U.N. task force including more than 60 international organizations is calling for an overhaul of national and international financial systems, warning that current arrangements can't tackle climate change, poverty, inequality and other urgent development issues.
France and Germany have announced the launch of an Alliance for Multilateralism to promote global cooperation at a time of rising nationalism in Europe, the United States and elsewhere.
Health and humanitarian workers in war zones are facing unabated and increasing attacks "and the impact on civilians is nothing but catastrophic," the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross said Monday.
The U.N. Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution aimed at strengthening global efforts to combat the numerous and new ways that terrorist groups raise funds to finance their operations.
New statistics say that when it comes to political power, women are totally outnumbered by men, accounting for less than 7 percent of the world's leaders and only 24 percent of the lawmakers.
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says there is a "deep, pervasive and relentless" pushback on women's rights and is calling for a fight to "push back against the pushback."
Women's rights activists from 128 nations are launching a public campaign for an international treaty to end violence against women and girls, a global scourge estimated by the United Nations to affect 35 percent of females worldwide.
Russia's U.N. ambassador says relations between Moscow and Washington are "practically non-existent," which he says is bad not only for both countries but for the world — and he sees little prospect for improvement anytime soon.
The U.N. Security Council called a vote for Friday on a resolution that would authorize the use of U.N. monitors to observe the implementation of a cease-fire in Yemen's important port of Hodeida and the withdrawal of rival forces from that area.
The U.N. Security Council scheduled a vote Friday on a resolution that would authorize U.N. monitors to observe the implementation of a cease-fire in Yemen's strategic port city of Hodeida and the withdrawal of rival forces — potential breakthroughs in the four-year civil war.
The U.N. special envoy for Syria said in his farewell U.N. briefing Thursday that an "an extra mile" is needed to form a committee to draft a new constitution for the conflict-torn country because a list of participants submitted by Russia, Iran and Turkey is unacceptable to the United Nations.
The U.N. drugs and crime chief said Wednesday that his office is registering "new, alarming trends" in drug trafficking in western and central Africa that are destabilizing the ability of country's to govern as well as security, economic growth and public health.
The U.N. General Assembly endorsed a sweeping accord to ensure safe and orderly migration Wednesday over opposition from five countries, including the United States and Hungary.
The U.N. peacekeeping chief said Tuesday there is a chance for peace in South Sudan, with more progress since the warring sides signed a new peace deal in September than at any time since the conflict erupted five years ago.
The U.N. General Assembly on Monday condemned North Korea's "systematic, widespread and gross violations of human rights" and its diversion of resources into pursing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles over the welfare of its people.
The presidents of Serbia and Kosovo are scheduled to address the U.N. Security Council on Monday afternoon following Kosovo's decision to transform its existing 4,000-strong security force into a regular army and Serbia's threat of armed intervention.
The U.N. envoy for Yemen called Friday for the urgent deployment of U.N. monitors to observe the implementation of a cease-fire in the strategic port city of Hodeida and the withdrawal of rival forces — a potential breakthrough in Yemen's four-year civil war.
The U.N. Security Council voted Thursday to authorize delivery of humanitarian aid across borders and conflict lines in Syria for another year, expressing "outrage" at the continuing violence in the country and "grave distress" at the devastating humanitarian situation.