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UNICEF scales up support in 145 countries to keep children learning, as COVID-19 forces schools to close

NEW YORK, 26 March 2020 – As nationwide school closures disrupt education for more than 80 per cent ..

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Securing sustainable food systems hinges on gender equality

FAO, IFAD and WFP mark International Womens Day 6 March 2020, Rome – The three United Nations’ Rome-..

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New analysis reveals how conflict affects girls and boys differently

Children in conflict at highest risk of violence since records began New analysis also reveals how ..

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New caravans of Central Americans fleeing violence

Despite being deported at the Mexican border earlier this year, many Central Americans are embarking..

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Disasters displace more people than conflict and violence

Disasters displace more people than conflict and violence As climate change intensifies, extreme we..

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WFP Chief appeals for increased flexible funding to save and change more lives

Rome – In 2019, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) received US$419 million in flexible fu..

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Historic UN Human Rights case opens door to climate change asylum claims

GENEVA (21 January 2020) — In its first ruling on a complaint by an individual seeking asylum from t..

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WMO confirms 2019 as second hottest year on record

Press Release Number: 01/15/2020 The year 2019 was the second warmest year on record after 2016, ac..

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IRC Emergency Watchlist 2020

Watchlist 2020 highlights the countries where the IRC assesses there to be the greatest risk of a ma..

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Spread of polio still an international public health concern – WHO

The twenty-third meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005..

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