As the world prepares to observe World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) on 15 June, this year UN DESA programme on ageing, ...
18 June 2024 - The public sector plays a crucial role in addressing societal challenges and fostering inclusive and sustainable development. As we face increasingly complex and inter-connected global ...
The world is currently experiencing several crises, and the upcoming United Nations conference on persons with disabilities is focused on rethinking how we can better include persons with disabilities ...
The Conference of States Parties is the main global forum for discussing and promoting the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The CRPD is an international ...
Oceans cover more than 70% of the Earth’s surface, produce over half of the world’s oxygen, regulate the climate and absorb nearly one-third of the carbon dioxide generated by human activities. Home ...
10 June 2024 - Hundreds of people with disabilities, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and civil society representatives alongside ambassadors from around the world are due to meet at UN ...
Activist, actor and talk show host Nick Herd will be leading the UN News team as its first ever guest editor on Tuesday, when people from around the world gather at UN Headquarters to take part in the ...
United for Land. Our Legacy. Our Future. Desertification, land degradation, and drought are among the most pressing environmental challenges of our time, with up to 40% of all land area worldwide ...
Living together in peace is all about accepting differences and having the ability to listen to, recognize, respect and appreciate others, as well as living in a peaceful and united way.
As young people are often most affected by hate speech, particularly online, young people must be part of the solution." UN Secretary-General António Guterres The Power of Youth for Countering ...
The United Nations Global migration database is a comprehensive collection of empirical data on the number of international migrants by country of birth and citizenship, sex and age as enumerated ...
This database presents a compilation of indicators on household size and membership composition around the world, estimated using both tabulated data and household roster micro-data from censuses ...