The U.N. struggles to practice what it preaches on women’s empowerment. Can the new secretary general break the institution’s glass ceiling?
The U.N. caught itself in a not very wonderful PR battle as it slips on institutional gender parity.
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon delivered a full-throated, and thinly veiled, broadside against a host of world leaders from Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad to South Sudan’s Salva Kiir Mayardit during his tenth and final speech at the U.N. General Assembly.
Ban Ki-moon says aid for millions of children from South Sudan to Yemen was put at risk by countries shielding Saudi Arabia and its military allies from human rights criticism.
For the first time in 70 years, candidates for the world's top diplomatic job have to explain why they deserve it.
The U.S. and its allies move to block a Russian diplomat from a senior U.N. job overseeing the organization’s relations with human rights champions and other advocacy groups.
Senior U.N. human rights official cleared of wrongdoing following lengthy probe into allegations that he improperly leaked sensitive U.N. documents to French government.
Ban Ki-moon delivers a grim take on the state of the world to the U.N. General Assembly as starvation stalks besieged Syrians.
The world body has been hit with a series of damaging revelations about the enrichment of top officials by foreign businessmen and governments. What’s the U.N. doing about it? Not much.
U.N. investigators expand investigation into veteran U.N. human rights official who disclosed abuses against children in the Central African Republic.
The Obama administration is seen as no great friend of Bibi's government. But behind the scenes at the U.N., the United States is working hard to protect it.
Ban Ki-moon says he is not interested in running for the South Korean presidency. The polls say he is the front-runner.
Libya's U.N. envoy expresses skepticism over European plans to fight migrant smugglers in Libyan territory, saying it will cause more trouble than it's worth.