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India: Alarming Erosion of Labour Laws

Published: Sat 17 Nov 2018 01:51 PM
Brussels, 16 November 2018 (ITUC OnLine): The ITUC has expressed alarm at a wholesale erosion of labour laws initiated by the Indian government, and pledged full support for a general strike in protest against the changes planned for 5 January. The global ... Read more...

UN to condemn Israel 9 times, rest of world 0

Published: Sat 17 Nov 2018 01:49 PM
UN to condemn Israel 9 times, rest of world 0 U.S. to change vote on Golan resolution Read more...

Historic conviction of former Khmer Rouge leaders

Published: Sat 17 Nov 2018 01:48 PM
Friday’s historic conviction of two former Khmer Rouge leaders in Cambodia on genocide charges has been welcomed by the United Nations Special Adviser on the issue. Read more...

UN condemns Syrian 'war on children'

Published: Sat 17 Nov 2018 01:43 PM
The UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF , has expressed alarm at reports that up to 30 children have been killed during recent violence in Al Shafa village, in eastern Syria. Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa, ... Read more...

Armenia: UN human rights expert lauds peaceful transition

Published: Sat 17 Nov 2018 01:32 PM
YEREVAN (16 November 2018) – A UN human rights expert has praised this year’s peaceful transition of power in Armenia, and urged the country’s new leadership to stay the course in pursuing a strengthened democratic system based on human rights, ... Read more...

Poverty expert says UK policies inflict unnecessary misery

Published: Sat 17 Nov 2018 01:31 PM
UN poverty expert says UK policies inflict unnecessary misery LONDON (16 November, 2018) – The UK Government’s policies and drastic cuts to social support are entrenching high levels of poverty and inflicting unnecessary misery in one of the richest countries ... Read more...

Article 7: Right to Equality Before the Law

Published: Sat 17 Nov 2018 01:30 PM
At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th century, women in many industrialized countries fought for the right to vote. “Therenever will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers,” said U.S. ... Read more...

DG Azevêdo: Turn Crisis of Multilateralism into Opportunity

Published: Sat 17 Nov 2018 01:23 PM
DG Azevêdo: We Must Turn the Crisis of Multilateralism into an Opportunity to Strengthen It Read more...

PM O’Neill to Private Sector: Invest in Digital, Innovate

Published: Sat 17 Nov 2018 11:00 AM
Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill encouraged the Asia-Pacific business community to invest in infrastructure that will increase digital access, a fundamental driver of inclusive growth. Read more...

9 Things Prime Minister O’Neill said at APEC

Published: Sat 17 Nov 2018 10:59 AM
Prime Minister Peter O’Neill delivered remarks in front of local and visiting members of the business community in Port Moresby on Friday, kicking off a two-day summit that brings together the region’s leaders and the private sector ahead of ... Read more...
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