The UN's top rights body adopted a resolution Thursday highlighting states' responsibilities in addressing pandemics, despite criticism the text, backed by China and Russia among others, shied away from addressing civil and political…
Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar on Thursday urged human rights watchdogs, including the United Nations (UN), to acknowledge the need for due diligence in validating allegations presented to…
Has it become a case of the United Nations versus the United Nations?
China warned Monday that it would impose visa restrictions on US citizens who had "behaved egregiously" over Hong Kong, ahead of expected approval from Beijing lawmakers for a controversial national security law in the city.
Princeton University said Saturday it was removing the name of president Woodrow Wilson from its public policy school and a residential college, calling the former US leader a racist.
US President Donald Trump's all-out assault on the United Nations is doing "lasting damage" to international cooperation as the world faces a range of "existential threats", a former WHO chief warned Friday.
The UN General Assembly on Wednesday will elect five new members of the Security Council for 2021 and 2022, with battles underway for the Western and African seats.
A UN inquiry into US racism would be "ridiculous," a US official said Tuesday, voicing disappointment in ally South Africa for promoting the idea.
UN rapporteur Callamard angered by Ressa conviction: A travesty of justice but not the end of fight…
A United Nations envoy is rallying behind Rappler boss Maria Ressa following her conviction for cyber libel. UN Special Rapporteur on Extra- Judicial summary or arbitrary Executions Agnes Callamard has deplored the conviction of Ressa as…
Malacañang dismissed as “faulty” a new report by the United Nations’ Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) that the Duterte government’s “heavy-handed” focus on security threats and illegal drugs has resulted in "serious"…
Malacañang on Saturday (June 6) shrugged off the findings of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on the alleged violations under the Duterte administration, saying it was based on “faulty…
China on Friday issued a statement calling on all UN member states to "actively fulfill their financial obligations to the United Nations," stressing that Washington owes the organization more than $2 billion.
The coronavirus outbreak risks sparking a major global mental health crisis, the United Nations warned Thursday, calling for urgent action to address the psychological suffering brought on by the pandemic.
China has condemned a US tweet backing Taiwan's push for participation at the United Nations as the global body works with its 193 member states to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has donated a $100,000 prize she won from a Danish foundation to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) for use against the COVID-19 pandemic, the world body said Thursday.
The global coronavirus death toll approached 200,000 on Saturday as the United Nations launched an international push for a vaccine to defeat the pandemic.
The UN rights chief on Friday criticised countries using the coronavirus crisis as an excuse to arrest journalists and restrict information, insisting free media is vital in fighting the pandemic.
A COVID-19 vaccine may be the only thing that can bring back "normalcy," UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday, hoping for just that before the end of the year.
The United Nations, which had urged a global ceasefire in the face of the coronavirus crisis, on Thursday hailed armed groups in Cameroon, the Philippines and Yemen for heeding the call.
A measure seeking total prohibition of child marriage was recently filed in the House of Representatives.