#UN

  • Article: 37,000 People Fled Their Homes Every Day in 2018

    37,000 People Fled Their Homes Every Day in 2018

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 19, 2019

    “Children don’t flee to seek better opportunities; children flee because there is a risk." Read more

  • Article: Violence in the Congo Displaces 300,000 People and Threatens Efforts to Contain Ebola

    Violence in the Congo Displaces 300,000 People and Threatens Efforts to Contain Ebola

    By Gabrielle Deonath|June 19, 2019

    Mass displacement due to ethnic conflict may contribute to the spread of Ebola outside of the Congo. Read more

  • Article: UN Urges Countries to Step Up Efforts Amidst 'Climate Emergency'

    UN Urges Countries to Step Up Efforts Amidst 'Climate Emergency'

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 18, 2019

    "We are increasingly hearing that this is the fight of our lives." Read more

  • Article: The UN Now Has an Ebola Chief to Help Fight the Congo's Deadly Outbreak

    The UN Now Has an Ebola Chief to Help Fight the Congo's Deadly Outbreak

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Gaëlle Langué|May 24, 2019

    Someone needs to oversee the security and political obstacles preventing treatment. Read more

  • Article: Poverty in Britain Is 'Systematic' With 'Tragic Consequences': UN Expert

    Poverty in Britain Is 'Systematic' With 'Tragic Consequences': UN Expert

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 23, 2019

    The report says the UK's poorest people face lives that are “nasty, brutish, and short.” Read more

  • Article: Britain Just Appointed Its First Human Rights Ambassador

    Britain Just Appointed Its First Human Rights Ambassador

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 22, 2019

    Rita French will be based in Geneva and will focus on issues including media freedom and slavery. Read more

  • Article: UN May Suspend Aid to Yemen After Rebels Steal Food Donations

    UN May Suspend Aid to Yemen After Rebels Steal Food Donations

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 21, 2019

    With food aid not reaching Yemen’s needy, the UN threatens to pull out of rebel-controlled areas. Read more

  • Article: North Korea Cuts Food Rations to Just 11 Ounces Per Day

    North Korea Cuts Food Rations to Just 11 Ounces Per Day

    By Joe McCarthy|May 3, 2019

    More than 10.1 million people face severe food insecurity. Read more