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  1. UNESCO unveils new AI roadmap for classrooms

    - UN News

    The UN convened the first ever global meeting with education ministers from around the world to explore risks and rewards of using chatbots in classrooms, announcing on Friday a new roadmap to chart a safer digital path for all.

  2. Weather experts predict ‘near normal’ season, with 5 to 9 potential hurricanes

    - UN News

    The United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts “near-normal hurricane activity” in the Atlantic this coming storm season, said the UN weather agency on Friday, forecasting between five and nine major storms that could become hurricanes.

  3. Despite ‘slightly’ improved food security in Yemen, hunger stalks millions

    - UN News

    The food security situation in Yemen’s government-controlled districts “slightly improved” during the first five months of this year, but acute malnutrition is on the rise, UN agencies warned in a new report released on Friday.

  4. Ukraine: UN delivers aid to millions, as civilian suffering continues

    - UN News

    Humanitarians reached 5.4 million people in Ukraine with desperately needed aid by April this year, including cash assistance, food, health services, and medicines, the UN said on Friday.

  5. ‘Safe digital public square’ never more important, says Türk

    - UN News

    Allowing space for everyone to speak up, is critical for a free and fully functioning society said the UN human rights chief on Friday, warning that a safe environment online has never been more essential.

  6. Stop tobacco farming, grow food instead, says WHO

    - UN News

    With hunger spreading worldwide and tobacco responsible for eight million deaths each year, countries should stop subsidizing tobacco crops and help farmers grow food, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.

  7. Climate Change Gets Its Day in Court

    - Inter Press Service

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, May 25 (IPS) - As a matter of global justice, the climate crisis has rightfully made its way to the world’s highest court.

    On 29 March 2023, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) unanimously adopted a resolution asking the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to issue an advisory opinion on the obligations of states on climate change. The initiative was led by the Pacific Island state of Vanuatuone of several at risk of disappearing under rising sea levels. It was co-sponsored by 132 states and actively supported by networks of grassroots youth groups from the Pacific and around the world.

  8. Population Denialism is Reminiscent of Climate Denialism

    - Inter Press Service

    ST PAUL, Minnesota, USA, May 25 (IPS) - A new study estimates that global heating will push billions of people outside the comfortable range of temperature and weather in which we have evolved.

  9. Sudan: UN and partners scramble to supply aid as fragile ceasefire holds

    - UN News

    The UN and humanitarian partners are mobilizing to reach as many people as possible while the stuttering ceasefire between warring military factions is being respected, said the UN Spokesperson on Thursday.

  10. Security Council urged to step up on financing for AU peace operations

    - UN News

    The UN political affairs chief on Thursday appealed for the Security Council to ensure reliable funding for African Union (AU) efforts towards greater peace and security on the continent.

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