UN urges final push on global targets that have shown little improvement, notably those related to women and children.

(Reuters) - Norway will buy 21 million U.N.

UN's Post-2015 Development Agenda will focus more on environmental protection programmes, a media report said Monday.

A man takes a photograph standing in front of a structure covered with an image of the Hong Kong island skyline at the waterfront in the Tsim Sha Tsui area on Aug. 22, 2013.

Indonesia's Borneo island shows the clearing of trees on a peatland forest located in Central Kalimantan in February. The area is being developed for a palm oil plantation.

Researchers say the fruit grown could be a replacement for staple crops under threat from climate change.

New Delhi: Nearly two weeks after predicting a bleak future for the world due to global warming, a UN panel on Sunday came out with yet another alarming report, telling the global community that em

The countries of the world have dragged their feet so long on global warming that the situation is now critical, experts appointed by the United Nations reported on Sunday, and only an intensive wo

New Delhi: Just a week ahead of the release of a crucial report of a UN panel on impact of climate change on food, water and other resources, the World Meteorological Organization has set the tone.

The United Nations and the World Bank on Wednesday announced a concerted effort by governments, international agencies, civil society and the private sector to scale up financing to provide sustain