United Nations (UN) envoy Alice Wairimu Nderitu completed her mission in Brazil Friday after 11 days during which she investigated cases of violence committed against indigenous people, Afro-descendants, and other vulnerable groups, Agencia Brasil reported.
Experts from all over the world convened in Santiago, Chile, Monday for the opening day of a United Nations (UN) week of adaptation to climate change to address impacts and challenges, it was reported.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said Monday in a recorded appearance before a UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that in order to avoid a climate catastrophe, carbon emissions must be halved by 2030 because the climate bomb is ticking.
The United Nations announced on Saturday that a deal allowing for the safe export of grain from Ukrainian reports had been extended. The UN did not specify the length of the renewal, while Russia and Ukraine issued conflicting statements on the matter.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the world is in a sorry state, adding the climate battle is being lost and every week brings a new climate horror.
Brazil has paid off “almost all” of its debts with international bodies such as the United Nations (UN) and the International Labor Organization (ILO), the South American country's Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
World Tourism Day, observed on 27 September, celebrates the power of tourism to foster inclusion, protect nature and promote cultural understanding. This year’s official celebration, Rethinking Tourism, will be hosted by Indonesia, celebrating this opportunity to rethink how we do tourism for a more sustainable, inclusive and resilient sector. We need to fully showcase the potential of tourism to create jobs for all and bring communities together.
On Tuesday, Argentine president Alberto Fernandez addressed the United Nations General Assembly and in his long speech as usual there was a special demand for Argentina's legitimate sovereignty rights over the Falklands and other South Atlantic Islands.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou will not attend the 77th General Assembly of the United Nations to be held in New York. Foreign Minister Francisco Bustillo will attend in his place, reported El Observador and confirmed MercoPress with sources from the Foreign Ministry.
Brazil's government has been advised by the United Nations to conduct an impartial investigation into the murders of British journalist Don Phillips and local indigenist expert Bruno Araújo Pereira in Amazonia earlier this month.