Guatemala: Protect judicial staffers fighting impunity and corruption

The UN human rights chief on Wednesday appealed for greater protection for justice officials in Guatemala who are being persecuted for fighting impunity or working on anti-corruption cases. 

Negative trends prevail in Occupied Palestinian Territory; human toll ‘devastating’: Senior UN Official

The world’s collective priority for the Occupied Palestinian Territory must be reversing the negative trajectory that marked 2022 as one of the deadliest years in recent memory, the senior UN official in the region told the Security Council on Wednesday.

Small island States to accelerate action on preventable diseases, mental health

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are among countries that have the highest prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDS) and mental health risks in the world. Now, UN health agency WHO, is pledging to work more closely with them, to help save and improve lives.