In Libya, a lack of authority has allowed the ongoing kidnapping and extortion of migrants. What can European countries do to prevent the murder and torture of migrants?
President Trump has confirmed that the US will leave the Paris Agreement on climate change on the earliest allowable date: Nov. 4, 2020. Will this hobble efforts to slow global warming?
We found that current indicators underestimate nearly 6 million children suffering from malnutrition.
In one year, an average 566 children between 10 and 13 were in detention. Almost 70% were Indigenous children.
Many African countries host large numbers of asylum seekers. But should they be held in camps, or be allowed to integrate into cities?
Almost 4 million Syrian refugees live in Turkey, which has taken noteworthy steps to integrate them into the country in the past five years. Will Turkey now try to force those refugees back to Syria?
The Convention on the Rights of the Child is empowering children around the world by encouraging them to see themselves as important and valuable members of society.
Cities represent an increasingly powerful force in global politics – but they're still constrained by the agendas of slow-acting states.
The country has not had a seat at the Security Council table for 24 years.
In a recent report, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child was highly critical of the Australian government for its youth justice failures and the rise of children with mental health issues.
The prime minister's recent appearances at home and abroad suggest he is tracking to the right, and the lack of nuance in the positions he takes is worrying.
The kids are right when it comes to climate change, says an ethicist: adults have a moral and ethical responsibility to take the necessary actions to stop climate change.
A group including a young Sami reindeer herder, a member of the Indigenous Yupiaq tribe, and Greta Thunberg are filing a complaint to the UN.
The US has historically asked for international support when brewing conflicts in the Middle East boiled over.
The history of the UNFCCC shapes what is and isn't possible today.
Economic and political assessments of climate change have for years helped justify inaction. Now, young environmentalists worldwide are shifting the debate to focus on values, ethics and justice.
The UN's global health policy related to universal health coverage should be grounded in primary health care -- with meaningful benchmarks to ensure patient participation.
The UN has asked world leaders to bring concrete climate action plans to this week's summit - and Australia is likely to cop heavy criticism.
The United Nations is calling on world governments to step up action against climate change. Can China, the world's biggest carbon emitter, fulfill its pledges?
How Australia treats migrants with health conditions and disabilities is discriminatory, obscure and unfair, as the UN will hear later this month.