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Churches across Britain and Ireland are preparing to mark Peacemaking Sunday on 18 September 2011, with special services and study materials.
The UN Comittee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has called on the UK government to suspend the planned eviction of Dale Farm residents.
The UN has launched a campaign to protect 35 indigenous tribes from extinction in Colombia.
The top United Nations human rights body has called for an immediate end to all violence in Syria and announced an independent international commission of inquiry.
UN officials have been warned of the imminent threat to the lives of Paraguay’s last remaining uncontacted tribe.
Advocacy groups are calling for North Korea to step down from the presidency of the United Nations Conference on Disarmament.
The decision by the UN Human Rights Council to document discrimination against LGBT persons has been welcomed by equality groups.
Ahead of my upcoming travels in Europe concerning the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, I have recorded another podcast for the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, and for sharing on Ekklesia and beyond.
Religious leaders and representatives of faith-based organisations are giving high marks to the latest United Nations AIDS meeting.
Plaid Cymru has said Parliament should be recalled as military action in Libya is in danger of going beyond the original aim of protecting civilians.