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World Drug Day report highlights spike in drug use, increased trafficking

The UN agency tackling crime and drug abuse (UNODC) released its annual World Drug Report on Wednesday warning that the number of users is ticking up alongside a rise in trafficking.

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Rising heat in Europe and Central Asia killing almost 400 children a year: UNICEF

Soaring summer temperatures in Europe and Central Asia are killing nearly 400 children a year according to new analysis of the latest available data by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) released on Wednesday.

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Where do I go now, ask Gazans uprooted by new Israeli evacuation orders

Gazans uprooted by the Israeli military’s latest evacuation orders have fled their shelters and homes “running for their lives”, with barely any belongings and little idea where they will end up, UN humanitarians said on Tuesday.

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UN agencies urge immediate boost in HIV services to end AIDS by 2030

An immediate increase in HIV services is needed in the countries most affected by the pandemic to end AIDS by 2030, according to a new report by the Global Alliance for Ending AIDS in Children by 2030, released on Monday.

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