[UNITED NATIONS, United States] The United Nations is seeking an additional US$3.6 billion for its Global Humanitarian Response Plan to battle the pandemic, warning developed countries on Thursday...

[ROME] World food prices rose in June to post their first increase of 2020 and mark a slight rebound after the sharp falls triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, the United Nations food agency...

[GENEVA] Global tourism revenues are expected to fall by up to US$3.3 trillion due to Covid-19 restrictions, with the United States standing to lose the most, according to a UN study published on...

[GENEVA] China must reconsider its sweeping national security law imposed on Hong Kong which "undermines" the city's freedoms, 27 countries said in a joint statement on Tuesday.

[SINGAPORE] Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has been reappointed as co-chair to the advisory board of the Human Development Report (HDR) 2020.

[HONG KONG] China expressed its "strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition" to remarks on Hong Kong's national security law by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle...

[MOSCOW] President Vladimir Putin has called on the leaders of the five permanent members of the United Nations (UN) Security Council to make good on an agreement to hold a face-to-face summit to...

[GENEVA] The brother of George Floyd called on the United Nations on Wednesday to set up an independent commission to investigate the killings of African Americans by police.

THE bosses of some of Britain's biggest companies have written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, urging him to embed the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in its Covid-19 recovery...

[LONDON] The bosses of some of Britain's biggest companies have written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, urging him to embed the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in its Covid-19...