Including C-Fam on the US delegation reflects ongoing disagreement between UN member states about the importance of including LGBTI rights in its work.
If the US cuts its funds to the UN, it will come at a time when the number of people needing organisational assistance has peaked since records began.
Former Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad is no longer under consideration after the US objected to his appointment, showing that divisions over Palestine still run deep at the world body.
Ban Ki-moon ended his ten years as UN secretary-general at midnight on New Year’s Eve – dropping the ball at New York’s Times Square.
Internet shutdowns in 2016 cost India $968 million, Saudi Arabia, $465 million and Morocco $320 million due to reduced economic activity.
Members of the treaty have continued to supply arms to Saudi Arabia, which has been accused of humanitarian violations in Yemen,
Known as rVSV-ZEBOV – Vesicular Stomatitis Virus–Ebola Virus Vaccine – the vaccine was first developed by the Public Health Agency of Canada.
Although hip-hop has a long history of addressing oppression, it has also been a largely male art form – something these women are trying to change.
Beyond humanitarian crises, the next director-general of the WHO will have to address many other complex challenges ranging from antimicrobial resistance to maternal mortality.
The ongoing conflict in Syria is just one of the many challenges that Guterres will face as the world’s top diplomat.
Developed countries can help achieve sustainable development in a number of ways, including by addressing climate change, tackling tax evasion and tax havens, and improving official development assistance.
The WHO is trying to immunise as much of the population of the Democratic Republic of Congo as possible.