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The US has formally endorsed the UN Declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples, meaning that no countries now oppose it.
Barack Obama has been urged to support the UN Declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples. The United States is the only country that still opposes it.
Lesbian and gay Christians have condemned a recent vote by members of the UN to remove sexual orientation from a resolution calling for protection of life.
The UN has voted to remove sexual orientation from a list of characteristics that make people particularly vulnerable to prejudice-motivated murder.
The recently appointed UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief has spoken out over the Chinese government's treatment of religious minorities.
Sri Lankan foreign minister GL Peiris is meeting UK Foreign Secretary William Hague amidst calls for an independent investigation into alleged war crimes.
UN World Food Day should remind world leaders that heavy investment in global food security is urgently needed, World Vision Australia says.
An ecumenical delegation of Sudanese religious leaders has met with UN officials and Secretary General Ban Ki-moon over the January 2011 referendum.
The United Nations has voiced its shock following the burning of a mosque in the West Bank that is suspected to be an act of arson.
A leading human rights NGO has challenged governments which celebrated UN World Habitat Day to stop ignoring one billion people living in slums.