UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe. Secretary General António Guterres spoke to correspondents in New York on Thursday 20 April 2023, about the crisis in Sudan, calling for an immediate end to the fighting.

© UNICEF/Proscovia Nakibuuka Children wash their hands at a water system installed at their primary school in north eastern Uganda.

The UN 2023 Water Conference, which takes place at UN Headquarters from 22-24 March, is being hailed as a once-in-a-generation opportunity to accelerate progress towards universal access to safe water and sanitation by 2030.

© Unsplash/Thomas Kelley. Marine biologists have discovered that whales capture tonnes of carbon from the atmosphere.

Most of the globe was drier than normal in 2021, with “cascading effects on economies, ecosystems and our daily lives”, the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Tuesday.

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