United Nations

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
World leaders are gathered in New York this week for the first United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on drugs in almost two decades, with the lofty goal of ending the failed War on Drugs . But so far, the summit is falling short in the eyes of drug policy reformers, who say that the "outcome document" ratified on Tuesday...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
More than 1,000 world leaders, celebrities, and other societal figures have...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
An 8-year-old Syrian girl and her family were taken in by Lebanese hosts in the city of Arsal in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. (Photo: UNHCR/S.Malkawi)
Efforts by the United States and other rich nations to resettle Syrians are...