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South Sudan: UN outraged at human rights violations

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 03:18 PM
South Sudan: ‘Outraged’ UN experts say ongoing widespread human rights violations may amount to war crimes Read more...

Prospect of lasting peace ‘fading by the day’ in Gaza - UN

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 09:33 AM
The spectres of violence and radicalism in the Occupied Palestinian Territory are growing, and the prospect of sustainable peace is fading by the day, a senior UN envoy in the region told the Security Council on Wednesday. Read more...

Hong Kong Jewellery Design Competition winners revealed

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 09:05 AM
The results of the 20th Hong Kong Jewellery Design Competition were announced yesterday, highlighting the skills of some of Hong Kong's most talented young jewellers. This year's competition spotlighted local designers' boundless creativity and impeccable ... Read more...

Four Hong Kong designers debut at London Fashion Week

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 09:03 AM
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) led four leading Hong Kong design labels to unveil their 2019 Autumn/Winter collections at London Fashion Week, showcasing Hong Kong's fashion creativity to industry elites and style influencers from around ... Read more...

Training of Trainers Workshop on Women's Access to Justice

Published: Wed 20 Feb 2019 05:28 PM
The Fiji Women’s Rights Movement carried out a 3-day training of trainers’ (TOT) workshop on improving women’s access to justice from February 18 to 20 in Suva. The workshop was funded by the European Union (EU) through the Balancing the Scales: ... Read more...

UN calls on world’s mayors to make commitments realities

Published: Wed 20 Feb 2019 03:06 PM
UN agriculture agency chief calls on world’s mayors to make ‘global commitments local realities’ Read more...

7 Denominations Held a Combined Event

Published: Wed 20 Feb 2019 02:03 PM
On February 18th, an international peace NGO, Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) under the UN ECOSOC held a conference called 'Religious World Without Discrimination, Religious Leaders Becoming one’ in the International Convention ... Read more...

Syria: Bachelet alarmed by upsurge in attacks

Published: Wed 20 Feb 2019 12:40 PM
GENEVA (19 February 2019) – The intensified ground-based bombardment of Idlib and surrounding areas by government forces and their allies in recent weeks, coupled with a series of attacks by non-State actors, has led to numerous civilian casualties ... Read more...

Moving to hope for peace in Yemen

Published: Wed 20 Feb 2019 12:31 PM
“ Significant progress ” is being made in implementing the peace deal reached in Stockholm last December between Government and Houthi leaders in Yemen, according to United Nations Special Envoy Martin Griffiths . Read more...

UN strongly condemns’ attack on Indian security forces

Published: Wed 20 Feb 2019 11:05 AM
The top United Nations human rights official has strongly condemned the suicide bomb attack against Indian security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on 14 February and has called on authorities to bring those responsible to justice. Read more...
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