Noticias Generales

UN envoy urges international solidarity with Haiti as gang violence spirals

As gang violence increases in Haiti, the international community must continue to stand in solidarity with the population, the UN Special Representative for the country...

First Person: ‘Our tears are dry, we are exhausted.’ Youth voices in Haiti

A youth activist in Haiti has described how years of gang violence, kidnappings and insecurity in the country’s capital, Port-au-Prince, has forced their “tears to...

Business

WMO report: Asia hit hardest by climate change and extreme weather

Asia remained the world’s most disaster-affected region in 2023 due to weather, climate and water-related hazards. Storms and floods have hit the hardest, a new...

From Dominica to Vogue: Big dreams on a small island

Becoming a successful international fashion photographer is hard for anyone, but it’s particularly difficult if you grow up in Dominica, a small Caribbean country regularly...

UN chief urges ‘surge in investment’ to overcome $4 trillion financing gap

The UN Secretary-General on Monday called for a “surge in investment” to give developing countries a chance to build better lives for their people.

Hungry for data: Tackling food insecurity in rural Indonesia

Kornelia Icha has never gone hungry or got close to starvation. Very few people do in Indonesia with its fertile soil and tropical climate. But,...

First Person: Crafting a new life after a devastating hurricane

Vanessa Winston’s home and business in the Caribbean island of Dominica were destroyed by Hurricane Maria in 2017. Starting from scratch, the mother of four...

Embrace innovation ‘to make sustainable transport a reality for all’

Reducing the transport sector’s impact on the environment while improving access to service, especially in developing countries, topped the agenda of the UN General Assembly...