Black Sea Grain Initiative extended on deadline day

The Black Sea Grain Initiative, a UN-brokered deal aimed at supplying markets with food and fertilizer amid global shortages and rising prices, exacerbated by the Ukraine war, was extended on Saturday, the day it was due to expire.

Flagship UN gender event closes with ‘blueprint’ for greater role of women in tech

The 2023 Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), the largest UN gathering on gender equality, successfully wrapped up on Saturday, with Member States calling for a full and equal participation of women and girls in the development of digital technologies.

First Person: Starting from zero – Gambian returning migrant counts cost of attempted Europe crossing

Amadou Jobe, like many other Gambians before him, embarked on a perilous journey through northern Africa, in a failed bid to reach Europe. Now, with the support of the UN, he is making a life for himself and his family back home.