Latest United Nations News

Satellite Data Identifies Companies Fishing in High Seas
Stories of social cohesion: Football Australia celebrates International Migrants Day
Hospitals swamped with malnutrition, disease in Ethiopian conflict zone as World Vision humanitarian response
New Colombo Plan Scholar acts on disability inclusion
FAO Annual Employee Recognition Awards go to 200 individuals and ten teams across UN agency
Desert Locust upsurge continues to threaten food security in Horn of Africa and Yemen despite intense efforts
‘School Turned Into Nightmare After Attack In Nigeria’
FAO launches UN’s International Year of Fruits and Vegetables 2021
Global Environment Facility approves over $78 million to support FAO-led projects
Australia-Indonesia-Timor-Leste Trilateral Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
New Ambassador for Disarmament announced
Paris Agreement 5 years on: big coal exporters like Australia face a reckoning
Decade of Healthy Ageing: a new UN-wide initiative
World’s largest youth organizations, representing 250 million members, and WHO launch global mobilization to respond to disruptive
Shame: Australia “wins” international climate inaction award
Mountain people among world’s hungriest as biodiversity loss and climate change take their toll
Rosemary Kayess: Human Rights Day Oration 2020
Small Island Developing State leaders join FAO Director-General to explore pathways to resilience
Urgent action is needed to reduce over-fishing and reform support to fisheries sector
Human Rights Day: Isn’t it time to reconsider our mandatory, long-term immigration detention regime
Danone recognized for second year in a row as global environmental leader with triple ‘A’ score given by CDP
TIMSS shows deep inequality for students from disadvantaged backgrounds
FAO calls for anticipatory action in support of agriculture to give relief and hope to households in crises
CEFC and Adamantem target ambitious emissions reduction across private equity sector
Sustainability meeting focuses on social justice, environment
UWA law student, Sophie Coffin, wins 2020 John Koowarta Scholarship
International Volunteer Day 2020
ACT meets nation-leading 40% emissions reduction
International Platform for Digital Food and Agriculture can bring huge benefits to sector, high-level panel says
Investing in midwife-led interventions could save 4.3 million lives per year, new study finds
FAO Food Price Index rises sharply
Beijing Platform for Action, 25 years on: Progress, Retreat and Future of Women’s Rights
Together We Can
Being acknowledged is first step to being included
International Day of People with Disability 2020: Building Back Better
International Day of People with Disability – a time to celebrate all abilities
FAO and partners advocate for inclusive food systems to combat rural poverty
Lund Critical Debate to examine global policing, social justice
New United Nations report reveals inequality in geographical distribution of malnutrition in Latin America
Council challenging ableism this International Day of People with Disability
Council Supporting International Day of People with Disability 2020
Report details UOW’s contribution to UN Sustainable Development Goals
Put public at heart of pandemic response
Monash University Discovery Tour Wins Engagement Australia Award
Over three quarters of worlds largest companies do not report risks from biodiversity loss: KPMG survey
Apple PPE donation helps Zambia in fight against COVID-19 and HIV
Director-General updates Council on FAO’s work and engagement in past 16 months
Guardianship reforms improve safeguards for vulnerable Queenslanders