Mon, 15 Mar, 2021
An Irish student activist who has been selected to attend the UN’s first youth climate summit says she hopes young people can convince global leaders to tackle the climate crisis at the scale and pace required to save the planet.
Thu, 29 Aug, 2019
An independent United Nations (UN) report into the demonstrations held in Gaza between March 30, 2018 and December 31, 2018 has found 'reasonable grounds' to believe that Israeli forces may have violated international human rights.
Fri, 01 Mar, 2019
It would be easy to dismiss the withdrawal by the United States from the UN Human Rights Council as a sign of Donald Trump’s petulance, following criticism of his policy of separating migrant families on the Mexican border.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2018
As part of Ireland's effort to gain a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council, the Government has invited ambassadors from every country in the world to attend a U2 concert in New York in July.
Sun, 17 Jun, 2018
The weekend capsizing off Tunisia of an overloaded smuggling boat is now believed to have killed 112 migrants, making it the deadliest shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea this year, the UN migration agency said.
Tue, 05 Jun, 2018
A United Nations war crimes court has sentenced a Serbian ultranationalist to 10 years in prison, partially overturning his acquittal over crimes against humanity and other charges dating to the Balkan wars in the 1990s.
Wed, 11 Apr, 2018