Click on the image above to access a research guide from the United Nations on Climate Change. This research guide provides background information and resources to explore the topic of climate change. The page contains links to reports, data and statistics, and other organisations working to protect the environment.
Click on the image above to view the website for The International Fund for Animal Welfare. The IFAW is a global non-profit helping animals and people thrive together. On this website, you can read about current program and projects to help protect animals and their habitats.
Click on the image above to view the website for the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, peace and justice.
Click on the image above to access the website for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. The UNHCR is a global organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people. On this website, you can read about the organisation’s statutes and conventions, current emergencies and find out how it works with governments and other organisations.
Click on the image above to go to the website for the United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs. The Office for Disarmament Affairs supports multilateral efforts aimed at achieving the ultimate goal of general and complete disarmament under strict and effective international control. Weapons of mass destruction, in particular nuclear weapons, continue to be of primary concern owing to their destructive power and the threat that they pose to humanity.
Click on the image above to visit the website for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. For two decades, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has been helping make the world safer from drugs, organized crime, corruption and terrorism. We are committed to achieving health, security and justice for all by tackling these threats and promoting peace and sustainable well-being as deterrents to them.
Click on the image above to access the website for the United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner. The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) works to offer the best expertise and support to the different human rights monitoring mechanisms in the United Nations system : UN Charter-based bodies, including the Human Rights Council, and bodies created under the international human rights treaties and made up of independent experts mandated to monitor State parties' compliance with their treaty obligations. This webpage will direct you to these other bodies.
Click on the image above to view the website for United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) of the UN Secretariat is responsible for coordinating responses to emergencies. It does this through the Inter-Agency Standing Committee, whose members include the UN system entities most responsible for providing emergency relief. A coordinated, system-wide approach to humanitarian relief is essential in providing assistance quickly and efficiently to those in need.
Click on the image above to view the website for the Global Conflict Tracker. The Center for Preventive Action's (CPA) Global Conflict Tracker is an interactive guide to ongoing conflicts around the world of concern to the United States. The interactive covers nearly thirty conflicts with background information and resources on each conflict.
Click on the image above to view the website for the Global Terrorism Database. The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) is an open-source database including information on domestic and international terrorist attacks around the world from 1970 through 2019, and now includes more than 200,000 cases. For each event, information is available on the date and location of the incident, the weapons used and nature of the target, the number of casualties, and–when identifiable–the group or individual responsible.
Click on the image above to visit the website for United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner. Use the tabs to explore "Issues" or "Human Rights by Country".