UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has launched its new global campaign in Ramadan called ‘Be The Light,’ that brings to life the journey of refugees in their efforts to find safety
Hungary is deliberately depriving rejected asylum seekers of food as they await deportation, in violation of international law, the United Nations human rights office said on Friday, calling on authorities to end the practice.
Britain is bracing for a crushing defeat at the United Nations on Wednesday when the General Assembly is expected to adopt a measure demanding that London cede the British-ruled Chagos islands,
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned hate speech was spreading online “like wildfire” at a meeting with victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings on Tuesday, vowing the world body will lead efforts to extinguish the problem.
UNHCR said 70.8 million people were forcibly displaced at the end of last year, up from about 68.5 million in 2017 - and nearly a 65 per cent increase from a decade ago.
A UN official has praised the UAE’s role in implementing disaster risk reduction across the world. Sujit Mohanty, Chief of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, UNISDR, Regional Office for Arab States,
Hessa Bint Essa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development headed the UAE delegation in the ministerial meeting about Women Empowerment at the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Cairo, Egypt.
Eastern Libyan forces will pursue their advance on the capital Tripoli, the head of the eastern parliament in the divided country said on Saturday, despite international calls for a halt in an offensive that risks causing many civilian casualties.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) organised a workshop for the fourth batch of the Carbon Ambassadors Programme. The Carbon Ambassadors Programme was launched by Dewa with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and in collaboration with Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence, to involve the youth in national and global issues as well as enhance their interest in sustainable energy, climate change, and conservation of natural resources.