By Hayes Brown on December 23, 2013
Things aren't looking good in the world's youngest country. Here's what you need to know.
By Hayes Brown on December 20, 2013
Activists and officials alike are praising the Atrocities Prevention Board for finally playing its intended role.
By Dan Maher, Guest Blogger on December 19, 2013
It's not just Syria that requires humanitarian aid this year.
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By Ari Phillips on December 18, 2013
The U.N. is hoping to set up a new agreement to help countries reduce the risks of extreme weather events that are increasing in intensity and frequency due to climate change.
By Carimah Townes on December 17, 2013
Death, displacement, disease, and hunger are affecting 2.3 million children in Central African Republic.
By Hayes Brown on December 12, 2013
Fresh off of military victory in the DR Congo, the U.N. is already focusing on another rebel group attacking Congolese civilians.
By Carimah Townes on December 10, 2013
Today the United Nations celebrates International Human Rights Day. Here's what the U.N. has achieved this year.
By Hayes Brown on December 10, 2013
More than 400 have died in recent fighting between armed groups of Christians and Muslims, even as international forces race to stop them.
By Ari Phillips on December 4, 2013
The Green Climate Fund, the United Nations' most important funding mechanism for confronting climate change, opened its headquarters Wednesday in South Korea. Major questions over where financing will come from remain.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on November 25, 2013
Monday marks the United Nations' annual effort to raise awareness about the women around the world who fall victim to gender-based violence.