United Nations

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
More than 1,000 world leaders, celebrities, and other societal figures have signed a letter calling for an end to the "disastrous" drug war ahead of an upcoming United Nations summit to discuss the organization's nearly two-decade-long campaign against narcotics. "Humankind cannot afford a 21st century drug policy as ineffective and...
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...
Thalif Deen, IPS News
A turtle swims in a Marine Protected Area. (Photo: Foreign and Commonwealth Office)
The United Nations has begun negotiations for a new legally binding treaty for...