We only have 12 years to prevent catastrophic climate change and emissions must peak globally within about a year. Here’s a look at what we are doing to assist the countries in our region to integrate climate change into their development efforts.
Three women activists are part of a growing movement to counter violence against women and girls in Central Asia, where the problem remains largely unaddressed.
Across the region, different types of infrastructure are required to accommodate different types of disabilities.
In Ukraine, a mother of a gay son not only comes to terms with her son's identity, but helps other parents as well. A collaboration with Thompson Reuters Foundation.
Artificial intelligence is improving our lives in many areas. But should we worry about its impact on the respect and protection of our human rights?
Thirty years ago, a powerful earthquake ripped through my home country of Armenia, leaving 25,000 dead, 500,000 homeless and annihilating an estimated 40 percent of the national economy.

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35%

are excluded from society

19%

of youth are unemployed

1.4 million

are living with HIV

88%

of primary energy supply is from fossil fuels

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