Member stories

UNA-UK connects local to global because ‘It’s our UN’

To mark the United Nations' 70th year, UNA-UK invites communities across the UK to discover the contribution that they have made to the Organisatio

No ban on coal finance as Green Climate Fund eyes first projects

NEWS: After lengthy talks in Songdo, UN-backed climate finance scheme has loose lending criteria for first funding proposals

Norway delivers climate pledge to UN ahead of Paris summit

NEWS: Oslo commits to 40% carbon cuts by 2030 with an additional goal of carbon neutrality by mid century

2C climate change target ‘utterly inadequate’

NEWS: Leading scientist warns the world's poor are not safe under internationally agreed warming limit

Tuvalu: Cyclone Pam shows we are still ‘least developed’

NEWS: Pacific island nation is vulnerable to climate disaster and should not lose "least developed country" status, ambassador argues

Media coverage of UN climate science reports and why it matters

ANALYSIS: Is climate change an uncertain science, ideological struggle or opportunity?

UNA-UK attends 28th session of the Human Rights Council

UNA-UK's Policy & Advocacy Officer, Hayley Richardson, has recently returned from a visit to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

Pakistan shelves six coal-fired power projects

NEWS: Environmental concerns, lack of infrastructure and foreign investment hold up 14GW of planned power plants

UK emissions drop - Greenpeace response

UK GHG emissions dropped by 8.4% 2013 - 2014

Search launched for diplomats of tomorrow

On Friday 29 May, university students, experts and policy makers will gather at the prestigious UN headquarters of the International Maritime Organ