• July 22, 2018

    Disabled people's organisations say the Summit is a distraction from the government's abuse of of rights in the UK.

  • May 22, 2018

    UN human rights experts have urged Spain to halt extraditions to China, fearing risk of torture or death penalty.

  • December 6, 2017

    Donald Trump has withdrawn the US from a process to reach a global agreement on migration, despite a plea from Pope Francis for world leaders to work together on the issue.

  • June 19, 2008

    What is the responsibility of the international community when a state is unable or unwilling to protect its own people?

  • June 16, 2008

    Land degradation intensifies agricultural economic losses, disorganizes local and regional food markets, and causes social and political instability. To combat it there is an increasing push towards sustainable agriculture - the ability of a farm to produce food indefinitely, without causing irreversible damage to ecosystem health. And now there are lots of creative ways you can help support this work from giving a can of worms to a Bolivian farmer through to helping create a farming conservation plot in Zimbabwe.

  • September 13, 2007

    Members of the United Nations community were welcomed to the Episcopal Church Center in Washington DC, USA, for a special September 11 evening prayer service co-sponsored by the Office of the Anglican Observer at the UN.

  • March 26, 2007

    Christians have given evidence to the United Nations concerning the estimated two million refugees that have fled Iraq since the invasion in 2003, urging Britain and US to open their doors to them.

  • March 1, 2007

    The World Council of Churches (WCC) executive committee has expressed appreciation for the establishment of the UN Peacebuilding Commission, and urged WCC member churches to encourage and support its efforts.

  • February 16, 2007

    Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu of South Africa has urged the drug company, Novartis, to stop its court action against patent laws in India, which he says will harm the interests of the poorest and most vulnerable in society.

  • February 5, 2007

    The UK-based international development agency Christian Aid has warned governments world-wide, and especially the British government, that poor countries will be hit worst global warming and will struggle to adapt to the impact of climate change.