Far from a distant threat, climate change is already a crisis, contributing to extreme weather events and more frequent and intense disasters, resulting in death and mass destruction, driving families from their homes, and...

BLOG: Any ‘just transition’ worth its name must square a circle along three dimensions: effective production, fair redistribution and political feasibility. The productive puzzle is about finding the most relevant technology for the...

Finland's new government has announced plans to give all parents the same parental leave, in a push to get fathers to spend more time with their children. Paid allowance will increase to a combined 14 months, which works out as 164...

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has provided 4 500 drought-affected pastoral households in the Somali region of Ethiopia with unconditional cash transfers to meet their immediate needs and invest in...

El director general del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS), Zoé Robledo, negó este martes que se haya reducido el límite de salarios mínimos, de 25 a 10, en las pensiones de los trabajadores que cotizan bajo el régimen de...

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), with support from the Government of Germany, will improve the system of social services for families in eastern Ukraine. Last week, UNICEF signed memoranda with ten communities in Donetsk...

BLOG: In South Korea, the number of men taking paternity leave jumped from 1,402 in 2011 to 22,297 in 2019, when the maximum length increased from one year to two years as a household with two working parents are able to take one-...

Ambitious plans set out in 2018 are progressing, albeit with problems still to be resolved, while the government is expected to introduce legislation enacting the EU’s IORP II directive – more than a year after the deadline passed...

Over 54 lakh beneficiaries in Andhra Pradesh received pensions at their doorstep on Saturday, delivered by an army of over four lakh volunteers. The initiative has been launched by Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy's government for...

BLOG: Access to social and health services plays a key role in guaranteeing quality of life. This is particularly relevant for the most vulnerable in society, such as homeless people—for whom access may be particularly difficult...

Granger announcement Wednesday night at a 2020 general election campaign of his A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) at Anna Regina, a town on the...

United Nations in Rwanda in partnership with government of Rwanda has launched the Joint Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Fund’s contribution of US$2 million to implement a joint programme that will contribute to Rwanda’s efforts...