United Nations

U.N. Committee: 1 Million Species Threatened With Extinction

(CNN) - A grim warning from a landmark United Nations report on world habitats and extinction. The report, released Monday, says one million of earth's eight million species; that's more than 12% of all global speciesĀ  are threatened with…

U.N. Includes Venezuela On The Humanitarian Aid Plan

(CNN) - Millions of Venezuelans are in need of humanitarian assistance. For the first time the United Nations included Venezuela in its annual humanitarian aid plan. According to the report, 3.6 million people need assistance, but the U.N. says…

Brazil Withdraws Bid to Host U.N. Climate Conference

(CNN) - Brazil announced Wednesday it's withdrawing its bid to host the COP-25 climate conference next year. Brazil's state news agency said the decision to withdraw was communicated in a letter by the foreign ministry to the United Nations.…

AMBASSADOR RESIGNS

United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley announced her intention to resign. The President announced Haley will step down by the end of the year. Haley told President Trump several months ago she wanted to take time off. The President plans…

Ben Stiller Named U.N. Goodwill Ambassador

(CNN) - Ben Stiller's latest role will have the actor advocating on behalf of refugees. The United Nations high commissioner for refugees named Stiller a goodwill ambassador. The U.N. agency announced the appointment Monday. Stiller is best known for…

U.S. Reduced United Nations Budget by $285 Million

(CNN) - The UN budget is seeing a massive decline. That's according to U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley. In a news release Sunday, Haley said the U.S. negotiated a spending cut of more than $285-million. Ambassador Haley…