Latest United Nations News

UN expert calls on international community to prioritise human rights of Afghans in any ‘normalisation’: Afghanistan
How War Worsened Opioid Crisis In Ukraine
Daimler Truck, Mitsubishi Fuso, Hino and Toyota Motor Corporation report progress on the collaboration based on the Memorandum of Understanding
TMC Announces Change to Executive Structure
Significant milestone for protection of Murujuga country
ACT Greens Call For Apartheid Free Canberra
Darwin Women Celebrated
Reinstate UNWRA funding to prevent total humanitarian collapse
NZ designates entirety of Hamas as terrorist entity
How should we address the psychological impacts of climate change?
Resumption of Production Related to Toyota Industries Diesel Engine Irregularities
Other nations are applying sanctions and going to court over Gaza – should NZ join them?
Experts of the Committee on Enforced Disappearances Commend Honduras’ Migration Reception Centres, Ask about Disappearances of Migrants and Illegal Intercountry Adoptions
Inclusion of noncommunicable disease care in response to humanitarian emergencies will help save more lives
Climate Change Increases Risk Of Preterm Births
Cultural Diversity Week: Celebrating Our Shared Stories
Less than 8 cents in every dollar of tax revenue collected in G20 countries comes from taxes on wealth, says Oxfam
Addressing Gender Pay Gap
Green Livelihoods Training for African Women and Youth to Be Held in Japan
UN experts call for release from prison of veteran politician suffering from cancer: Belarus
Human Rights Council Opens Fifty-Fifth Regular Session and Holds Minute of Silence in Memory of All Victims of Human Rights Violations Worldwide
50 Years for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists to Apologise to Survivors for Abuse including Electroshock Used as Punishment
Human Rights Council Advisory Committee Concludes Its 31st Session
Conflict in North Kivu, DRC: over a hundred thousand people living in disastrous conditions without clean water
Experts of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Commend Sweden’s Aim to Achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2045, Raise Questions on…
Over 8 million women and girls in Ukraine will need humanitarian assistance in 2024
Sustainable innovation: Intellectual property, technology transfer, and global public goods
Dr Joelle Gergis Announced as Writer in Residence at the Australia Institute 2024
Civilians in Gaza in extreme peril while the world watches on: Ten requirements to avoid an even worse catastrophe
Statement by Principals of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC): Civilians in Gaza in extreme peril while the world watches on
Unmarked graves, violent repression and cultural erasure: the devastating human toll of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
Experts of the Committee on Enforced Disappearances Welcome Burkina Faso’s Capacity Building Efforts for Forensic Services, Ask Questions on Alleged Enforced Disappearances…
Experts of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Commend Indonesia on Successful General Elections, Raise Questions on the Job Creation…
The United Nations Human Rights Council will hold its fifty-fifth regular session from 26 February to 5 April 2024
Australia wants navy boats with lots of weapons, but no crew. Will they run afoul of international law?
By boat or by plane? If you’re seeking asylum in Australia, the outcome is similarly bleak
Taiwan’s Indigenous languages are under threat – what can NZ learn from their successes and failures?
Experts of the Committee on Enforced Disappearances Commend Cambodia’s International Cooperation on Fighting Crime, Ask about Plans to Adopt Legislation on Enforced…
Remarks delivered by the Head of CTA Bureau at the United Nations Press briefing in Geneva
WHO transfers critical patients out of Nasser Medical Complex, fears for safety of remaining patients
Bangkok’s children exposed to toxic air seven out of ten days in 2023 
Human Rights Lawyer and Former British Army Officer, Rabia Siddique, Joins Financial Educator, Lacey Filipich, for Powerful International Woman’s Day Headline Event…
After years of avoiding extradition, Julian Assange’s appeal is likely his last chance. Here’s how it might unfold (and how we got here)
Committee on Enforced Disappearances Opens Twenty-Sixth Session
Human Rights must guide the completion of South Sudan’s transition – UN experts
NZ is bound by international mental health agreements – statistics for Māori show we’re failing to uphold them