A UN study says that a majority of irregular migrants who made the fraught journey from Africa to Europe would do so again, despite knowing the dangers of the trip. Achim Steiner, head of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), explains why.
Income inequality was reversed among a group of Africans migrating to Europe, according to a new UN study. Although much higher earnings are a factor, intolerance at home often cements the decision.
As head of the United Nations Development Programme, Achim Steiner is one of the most influential people on the world stage. He spoke to DW about his optimistic outlook and why world leaders need to be held accountable.
Rescuers are attempting to save the lives of more than 50 people whose boat capsized off the coast of Libya. The migrants were hoping to cross the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe.
Renowned Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson has been appointed United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador. DW spoke to him in New York about his new role.
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