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US climate envoy says COP28 'last' chance to keep 1.5C target alive

"This is the last COP that we'll have a chance to be able to keep 1.5 degrees alive," US envoy John Kerry said.

US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry (Reuters)
Updated on Dec 12, 2023 03:02 AM IST

US, EU dislike COP28 draft sans fossil fuel deal: 'Far away from what...'

The United States, European Union and low-lying island nations have pressed for the final deal to include language on winding down the use of fossil fuels.

A delegate walks past a logo of the COP28 climate summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.(REUTERS)
Published on Dec 11, 2023 11:17 PM IST

The road ahead for the UN: Reform or else perish

The UNSC must undergo transformative changes to stay true to its founding principles and effectively address the complex challenges of our times

Members of the United Nations Security Council during a meeting at the UN headquarters in New York. (Reuters File Photo)
Published on Dec 11, 2023 11:16 PM IST

Human rights day 2023: What UN said on justice, global warfare and peace

The UN has urged world leaders to revive the spirit of Universal Declaration of Human Rights to ensure world peace.

The UN on Monday urged world leaders to revive the spirit that led to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 75 years ago, to counter today's widespread oppression and polarisation.(Unsplash)
Updated on Dec 11, 2023 04:40 PM IST

UNGA likely to vote on Tuesday on draft resolution seeking Gaza ceasefire

The move comes after the US, on Friday, vetoed a U.N. Security Council demand for immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza.

Palestinians inspect the rubble of the Yassin Mosque destroyed after it was hit by an Israeli airstrike at Shati refugee camp in Gaza City, early Monday, Oct. 9, 2023. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
Published on Dec 11, 2023 03:42 AM IST
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