The thematic focus of the South African Child Gauge 2017 – survive, thrive, transform – is at the heart of South Africa’s obligations under international law.

A famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced in any part of the world in six years.

Citing an infrastructure project that rendered all of New York city as a Wi-Fi hotspot, the World Economic Forum says public-private partnerships are key to implementing the United Nations’ goals t

A goal of 100 GW in solar energy is a bold undertaking, says U.N. official.

The team of experts from the United Nations arrived at the Sundarbans on Monday to investigate the place of the oil spill.

Major questions persist over how rich countries will boost funding for poorer nations to tackle climate change in the next five years, after U.N.

Better protecting the world's fast-disappearing mangroves could have big economic, social and environmental benefits, experts said at the U.N. climate talks in Lima this week.

TO GET to the tent city in the grounds of Peru’s defence ministry, where UN climate talks are being held between December 1st and 12th, delegates and hangers-on must pass an assault course.

UN climate chief Christiana Figueres urges delegates to work towards achieving a historic pact in Paris in 2015.

Europe’s leaders are about to consign the Earth to the risk of dangerous climate change, a UN expert says.