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ASCC-SSI Announces Awards for Samoan Language Writing

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 04:11 PM
The Samoan Studies Institute (SSI) at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) has announced the winners in the annual Gagana Samoa writing competition. Each year, the SSI opens the competition to ASCC students as a means of promoting to literacy ... Read more...

Conflict and inequality shape children’s lives in Iraq

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 10:40 AM
Conflict and inequality remain the defining features of children being raised in Iraq today, according to the first comprehensive survey conducted by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in seven years. Read more...

UN health agency launches action plan as malaria rises

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 10:38 AM
Targets to reduce global rates of infections and deaths from malaria are not being met, says the World Health Organization’s ( WHO ) 2018 World malaria report , released on Monday. Read more...

30 Articles of the UDHR - Article 10: Right to a Fair Trial

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 10:36 AM
In the U.S. state of Maryland in 1984, an anonymous woman called police to identify a man shown in a police sketch of a suspect: Kirk Bloodsworth. The former Marine, then 22, was promptly arrested for the gruesome rape and murder of a nine-year-old ... Read more...

118 Iraqi and Syrian civilians killed over the last 10 days

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 10:22 AM
Geneva - The continued airstrikes by the US-led coalition in Syria have resulted in atrocities against civilians in the eastern city of Deir al-Zour, says the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor, warning that the airstrikes are conducted in violation of the ... Read more...

Ending inequality means ending violence against women

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 10:00 AM
Until women and girls can live free of fear, violence and insecurity, the world cannot pride itself on being fair and equal, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence ... Read more...

HKTDC "RetroInnovations" Exhibition Opens at Times Square

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 09:52 AM
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the second edition of DesignInspire returns next month (6-8 Dec) to promote design and innovation through an array of interactive exhibits, creative designs and award-winning projects. Read more...

APEC Leaders Face Challenges Together for Stronger Growth

Published: Sun 18 Nov 2018 02:54 PM
Leaders of the 21 APEC member economies opened their annual meeting to take sustained collective action to strengthen Asia-Pacific trade for greater growth and prosperity for all. Read more...

Article 8: Right to Remedy

Published: Sun 18 Nov 2018 12:33 PM
The pledge of effective remedy for everyone, found in Article 8, is an intrinsic – if all too often neglected – part of the system of providing justice. “True peace is not merely the absence of war, it is the presence of justice,” said Jane ... Read more...

Marshallese call for developed countries to step up

Published: Sun 18 Nov 2018 12:30 PM
More than 100 Marshallese call for developed countries to step up their climate action ahead of CVF Summit Majuro , Marshall Islands, 17 November 2018 - More than 200 Marshallese activists in traditional vessels have rallied off the coast of the nation’s capital, ... Read more...
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