“Is the microphone on? Is it really on? Is my English ok? Because I’m beginning to wonder.”
Ana Hill López-Menchero gives a detailed rundown of the Uighur persecution in China.
Hannah Spruce talks about the widening wealth gap and rise of global poverty amidst the pandemic.
The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals will not be met whilst countries punitively sanction Syria.
2020 marks ten years since UN peacekeepers brought cholera to Haiti. The country is still recovering, and yet, the UN refuses to take any legal responsibility or pay any compensation to victims. The spread of […]
During such extraordinary times, it is easy to forget that the problems which were around before the COVID-19 crisis still remain. A huge group of Rohingya refugees are currently stranded at sea having been refused […]
Times Higher Education (THE) has released its Impact Rankings 2020 where it evaluated the performance of universities based on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with the University of Leeds achieving the 11th position […]
It is estimated that female genital mutilation has affected over two hundred million girls and women across thirty-one countries. There are three million global cases a year. Despite this, a new report has stated that […]
The UK’s Prime Minister delivered a thought-provoking speech at the United Nations General Assembly in September 2019 on modern advances in technology. While the speech featured some important themes and delivered an ultimately powerful message […]
The International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) ruling that Myanmar must begin to bring justice to the Rohingya people could be viewed with gleamy-eyed nostalgia; harking back to the days when the United Nations successfully instilled […]
Currently, there is a huge debate over the meaning of ‘Human Rights’. But considering the current international climate, rife with violence, famine, disease and political injustice, it would be rich to assume Human Rights are […]
Climate change is in the news again. The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s annual report announces yet more chilling details; there are twelve years remaining to reign in greenhouse emissions, before we face catastrophic […]