Noticias Generales

A safe space for Venezuela’s indigenous women

Venezuela's rural, remote, indigenous communities have been particularly affected by COVID-19 and the country's socio-economic crisis; community gardens help Wayúu women from Rio Negro to...

After the storm: what an environmental tragedy can teach us about climate resilience and ecosystem restoration

A tiny Caribbean Island known as 'the flower of the ocean' was decimated by Hurricane Iota in 2020. Although the loss of human life was...

Barbados: New UN disaster preparedness hub built on ‘frontlines of climate change’

A new UN-backed humanitarian logistics hub and training centre in Barbados aims to strengthen emergency preparedness and response across the Caribbean, the World Food Programme...

Business

Young workers have been hit hardest by COVID fallout, says UN labour agency

The number of young people globally who can’t find a job this year is set to reach 73 million – that’s a full six million...

UN trade body calls for halting cryptocurrency rise in developing countries

The UN trade and development body, UNCTAD, has called for action to curb cryptocurrencies in developing nations, in three policy briefs published on Wednesday. 

From the Field: Outreach across the Horn of Africa

In July, a UN human rights officer embarked on an outreach visit to the Horn of Africa’s Sool and Sanaag regions, a seven-day round-trip of...