As U.S. ambassador to Canada, nominee Kelly Craft played a role in facilitating the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, a revamp of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
After two weeks of bruising negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries agreed Saturday on universal, transparent rules that will govern efforts to cut emissions and curb global warming.
Nations have agreed upon a set of rules to govern Paris climate accord after 2 weeks of UN climate talks.
As politicians haggle at a U.N. climate conference in Poland over ways to limit global warming, the industries and machines powering our modern world keep spewing their pollution into the air and water.
Before the vote on the resolution, the 193-member world body had narrowly voted to require a two-thirds majority for approval as sought by Arab nations for rather than the simple majority urged by the United States.
Watch a livestream as world leaders gather in New York for the 73rd United Nations General Assembly.
The report, entitled “Miles to Go” and published earlier this week by the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), said the pace of progress in saving lives and preventing new infections is “not matching the global ambition” of cutting the infection rate to 500,000 a year by 2020.
Iraq, council members and human rights lawyer Amal Clooney portrayed the measure as a key step toward bringing the Islamic State group to justice for atrocities committed since its bloody rise a few years ago.
The aviation-safety arm of the United Nations has called for all newly-designed planes to have video cameras in the cockpit.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. and Russia used the 70th anniversary of the United Nations General Assembly on Monday to call for cooperation publicly, while harshly chastising each other in the process. Hours before meeting with…
(UNITED NATIONS) — The first issue that Pope Francis addressed in his speech was the importance of protecting the environment. Climate change and environmental action have been among the common themes throughout this trip. “The…
A Maryland associate professor and a lead author of a United Nations climate change working group says important details about individual countries\’ emissions are intentionally left out of summaries given to policymakers – making it difficult to craft targeted policies to that would reduce pollution globally.
The United Nations Independent International Commission of Inquiry for Syria is \”wrong\” about reports the Syrian rebels have used chemical weapons, according to a rebel spokesman who accuses the organization of not being trustworthy.
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