Negotiations aimed at getting a new deal on tackling climate change continue in Paris. African delegates say the switch from fossil fuels can't happen quickly enough: a rise in global temperatures will threaten their ability to feed their people.
Plastic pollution and overfishing may currently be in the headlines. But rising CO2 emissions are also a key threat to the ocean that covers 71 percent of the planet, and a major challenge for future life on Earth.
UNICEF's youngest Goodwill Ambassador Muzoon Almellehan is making a renewed appeal to global leaders to put education on the top of their agenda. She tells DW millions of children in crisis need everyone's support.
The Lake Chad Basin crisis is now at a turning point. Boko Haram’s attacks and military counter-offensives have displaced at least 2.3 million people.
Donors at a one-day conference have pledged a third of the UN's humanitarian appeal for the Lake Chad region. More than half of the region's population are in need of humanitarian aid.
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