Can the United Nations help to protect people seeking safety abroad if their homes and jobs are destroyed by prolonged drought, rising sea levels or other climate change-related phenomena in the same way as if they were displaced by war or human rights abuses? The short answer, today anyway, is no.
United Nations University (UNU) launched its newest academic journal, Peace and Progress — The UNU Graduate Student Journal (UPP). It focuses on innovative and holistic approaches to the UN’s role and work, and accepts submissions from the UNU international community of alumni, graduate degree and non-degree students, as well as graduate students of other institutions. Continue reading