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Despite efforts to cull overfishing, the state of the world’s fish population in the oceans has not improved. That’s according to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization in its biannual report, The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture.
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❝ The lead author of a major UN report on climate change has expressed his shock that every reference to Australia was removed from the final version, following intervention from the Australian government.
The Syrian government has carried out a state policy of extermination against thousands of detainees, UN
human rights investigators say.
They accuse President Bashar al-Assad’s regime of crimes against humanity, in a report for the UN Human Rights Council. 581 more words
The U.N. envoy charged with protecting free speech around the globe has declared that confidential sources and whistleblowers are a fundamental element of a healthy democracy and that governments must protect them rather than demonize them. 365 more words