The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set a new universal standard for development which aims to ensure that no one is left behind.
“The one-year mark of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine stands as a grim milestone — for the people of Ukraine and for the international community. That invasion is an affront to our collective conscience. It is a violation of the United Nations Charter and international law. It is having dramatic humanitarian and human rights consequences. And the impact is being felt far beyond Ukraine.” — António Guterres
Russian forces in Ukraine faced fresh accusations of war crimes on Thursday as UN-appointed independent human rights investigators released the latest findings of their ongoing probe.
11 000 children have arrived in Slovakia from Ukraine since the war began. Read the inspiring stories of four responders who were among the first to help and continue to give support to refugee families in Slovakia today.
The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) is warning in its Annual Report 2022 that legalizing the non-medical use of cannabis, which contravenes the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, seems to result in higher consumption and a lower perception of risk, especially among young people.
"On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the achievements of women and girls across all walks of life, in all corners of the world." — António Guterres