UNITED NATIONS (AP) " Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says including women in negotiations to end conflicts pays off in longer-lasting peace deals.The U.N. chief cited one finding among many at a.. New Zealand Herald Also reported by •Seattle Times
The World Economic Forum (WEF) revealed its annual global gender gap report today, and the results are depressing.
The US slipped down to 45th on their ranking of countries by gender equality,.. Business Insider
Patients trapped in an Aleppo hospital in desperate need of evacuation will continue to stranded there for the foreseeable future. That's because the United Nations has abandoned plans to evacuate them.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
Highlights of this day in history: Cuban missile crisis fuels Cold War clash at UN; China's UN seat changes hands; 'Charge of the Light Brigade' battle takes place; Author Geoffrey Chaucer dies; Golfer.. Source: Associated Press -
North Korean state media reported that Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin arrived in North Korea on Monday. According to Japan's Kyodo news agency it is the first visit by a high-ranking Chinese.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
As Haiti struggles to recover from the destruction and carnage caused by Hurricane Matthew mere weeks ago, 1.4 million people require food assistance, the United Nations has found. For more than half.. Huffington Post
Last year’s average carbon dioxide concentration crossed a major milestone and will likely stay at or above that level for several generations, the World Meteorological Organization announced.. Huffington Post
It’s the beginning of the end for the so-called “Jungle” refugee camp in the northern French city of Calais, where thousands had sought refuge while waiting for an opportunity to start new lives.. Huffington Post
The shipping industry, currently in the midst of an over-capacity crisis that has toppled at least one major international shipping firm, must now come to grips with a new demand to reduce sulfur.. OilPrice.com
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations likely refused to accept legal responsibility for a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has killed thousands in the past six years because it was a position.. Reuters Also reported by •Reuters India
LONDON — The United Nations (UN) has released a film calling for the protection of intersex children and support for the "I" in LGBTIQ.
SEE ALSO: Tired of passport discrimination, some intersex.. Mashable
A conservative super PAC is out with a new ad against Democratic Wisconsin Senate candidate Russ Feingold, implying that his support for President Barack Obama’s diplomatic deal with Iran threatens.. Huffington Post
As developed economies around the world face the reality of funding a growing number of retirees, India is just getting to work.
The average age of the country’s 1.3 billion people is just.. Business Insider
Rooting for the restructuring of the United Nations, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said "terrorism has no ideology" and this menace must be dealt with "to leave a safer world for the coming.. Zee News
UNITED NATIONS (AP) " A U.N. expert says junk food is a human rights concern.Hilal Elver said Tuesday the rise of industrial food production combined with trade liberalization has allowed large.. New Zealand Herald
By Michelle Nichols | UNITED NATIONS UNITED NATIONS Britain and France pushed on Tuesday for the United Nations Security Council to impose sanctions on Syrian government forces blamed for three gas.. Firstpost Also reported by •Reuters India
Fleeing Sierra Leone for Europe, Fatima and her family endured a dangerous journey across six countries, the Sahara Desert and conflict-ridden Libya. And that was all before they joined the thousands.. Huffington Post
UNITED NATIONS (AP) " A U.N. human rights expert is calling the United Nations' denial of legal responsibility for the cholera outbreak in Haiti in 2010 caused by U.N. peacekeepers "a disgrace."Philip.. New Zealand Herald Also reported by •Seattle Times
The United Nations envoy to Yemen has handed an outline for a peace plan to Houthi rebels in control of the capital which includes depriving their rival, President Abed-Rabbo Mansour Hadi, of his.. Newsmax
To prevent and alleviate human suffering, to protect life and health, and to ensure respect for the human person – these are the core values of humanitarian law. These values may get lost in the.. Eurasia Review