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UN Issues Damning Report On North Korea

Reuters | Posted 04.19.2014 | World

GENEVA, Feb 17(Reuters) - United Nations human rights investigators on Monday issued a damning report cataloguing massive human rights violations in...

Tom Zeller Jr.

Climate Reports Forecast Dire Future, Even If Action Is Taken

HuffingtonPost.com | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 12.02.2012 | Green

In the absence of aggressive government policies aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions, a number of leading organizations, including the United Na...

The Tide Is Changing

Victoria Uwonkunda | Posted 09.26.2012 | World
Victoria Uwonkunda

How is it a country like the UK sits by and does nothing while one of their foremost aid recipients is accused of "aiding and abetting" crimes against humanity by the United Nations?

Media Ignores UN Report As It Pertains to Abuse of Children Attributable to the U.S. and Its Allies

Dan Kovalik | Posted 08.14.2012 | World
Dan Kovalik

While the U.S. and the corporate media contemplate yet another intervention in Syria and/or Iran in the name of the "responsibility to protect" civilians, one should contemplate the reality of such interventions on those civilians we claim to protect.

As The World Burns

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.28.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

Well, the distraction technique was working for a while--all the political bickering and almost humorous "debating"--meanwhile, we are all in complete...

UN: Water Pollution, Drought Threaten World's Poor

AP | JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 01.02.2012 | Green

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Prosperous countries have not lived up to their promises to help the poor, the U.N. declared Wednesday, saying poor people...

Engaging Men in the Effort to End Violence Against Women

Search for Common Ground | Posted 10.17.2011 | Impact
Search for Common Ground

As more women in developing nations are empowered to promote their own advancement and security, NGOs can't forget those who have the power to instantly change the treatment of women -- men.

UN Declares Internet Access A Human Right In New Report

Posted 08.08.2011 | World

Internet access is a human right, and ensuring universal access to the Web "should be a priority for all states," according to a new United Nations re...

UN: Afghan Child Victims Rising

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — An increasing number of children have been killed and injured in the conflict in Afghanistan, mostly by the Taliban and other a...

Bring Back the Kitchen Mamas

Isobel Coleman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Isobel Coleman

If humanitarian organizations hope to deliver on their mission of providing relief to the people, and if the tide of extremism is to be stemmed in Somalia, then try bringing back the kitchen mamas.

Top Businesses Cause $2.2 Trillion In Environmental Damage, report estimates

The Guardian | Juliette Jowit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The cost of pollution and other damage to the natural environment caused by the world's biggest companies would wipe out more than one-third of their ...

Goldstone Attacks UN Resolution On His Gaza War Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Richard Goldstone, the South African who headed a United Nations investigation into the Gaza war, slammed the UN Human Rights Council's endorsement of...

Ryan Grim

Civilian Casualties Soar; Key Afghan Metric Headed In Wrong Direction

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Civilian deaths in Afghanistan climbed in 2009 to their highest number since the fall of the Taliban, the United Nations says in a recent report. The...

One Step Closer to Universal AIDS Prevention and Care

Susan Smith Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Susan Smith Ellis

It can cost as little as 40 cents a day to provide ARV treatment to an individual in Africa and just $26 to provide the medicine to help prevent the transmission of HIV from a mother to her child.

IAEA Report: Iran Has Data To Make Nuclear Bomb

New York Times | William J. Broad And David E. Sanger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Senior staff members of the United Nations nuclear agency have concluded in a confidential analysis that Iran has acquired "sufficient information to ...

Peres: UN Gaza report makes mockery of history

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Shimon Peres said Wednesday that the Goldstone report, which accuses Israel of committing war crimes during its military offensive in the Ha...

Number of People Displaced Reaches Record High: UN

The Guardian | Haroon Siddique | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The number of people internally displaced within their own countries has reached a historical high of more than 28 million, the UN's refugee agency sa...

Restoring Forests Can Create 10 Million Jobs: UN Report

CNN | Katy Byron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

(CNN) -- The United Nations is urging countries to invest in green jobs working with "sustainable forest management" to address the growing problem of...