Addicted to war, power and greed, humanity is ‘killing itself’, warns Colombian President

Colombian President Gustavo Petro on Tuesday called at the UN General Assembly for peace summits to resolve conflicts in Ukraine and between Israel and the Palestinians, so the international community could focus instead on addressing climate change, which he said was “the mother of all crises”. 

‘No nonsense’ Climate Ambition Summit: What you need to know

The race to protect the planet is about to accelerate, as world leaders, business giants, and experts gather to attend the Climate Ambition Summit on 20 September.

UN rights experts condemn Iran’s protest crackdown

Iran has escalated its crackdown on protests, to prevent public commemoration of Jina Mahsa Amini’s death in police custody last year, UN independent human rights experts warned on Tuesday.