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Euro-Med reviews Israeli violations in Jerusalem

Published: Sun 23 Sep 2018 11:37 AM
At HRC: Euro-Med reviews Israeli violations in Jerusalem, calls for financial and political cover for UNRWA Geneva - Since President Donald Trump's decision to transfer his country's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, the Israeli authorities have stepped ... Read more...

DR Congo: Ebola virus leaves over 150 children orphaned

Published: Sat 22 Sep 2018 11:00 AM
DR Congo: Amid renewed risk of spread, Ebola virus leaves over 150 children orphaned or unaccompanied New Ebola virus hotspots in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are threatening progress made in tackling the deadly disease and increasing ... Read more...

Afghanistan: Short-term emergency can derail progress

Published: Sat 22 Sep 2018 10:58 AM
Afghanistan: Short-term emergency can ‘derail’ years of progress, warns UN official Even though Afghans today have better prospects for a semblance of peace than at any time in the past few years, immediate risks facing the country can seriously ... Read more...

Peace is at risk and violated in many places says UN chief

Published: Sat 22 Sep 2018 10:54 AM
Peace is at risk and violated in many places, but ‘we will not give up,’ says UN chief Guterres Read more...

Major win for Mexican workers

Published: Sat 22 Sep 2018 10:48 AM
Brussels, 21 September 2018 (ITUC OnLine): The decision by the Mexican Senate on 20 September to ratify ILO Convention 98 on the Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining is a major victory for Mexican workers, following a sustained campaign ... Read more...

Dissident confronts Putin's justice minister

Published: Sat 22 Sep 2018 10:36 AM
GENEVA, September 21, 2018 — Russian justice minister Alexander Konovalov was confronted in a UN debate today by one of his country's most prominent dissidents. Read more...

Greece: Children face ‘dire and dangerous’ situation

Published: Sat 22 Sep 2018 03:46 AM
Overcrowding in Greek island reception centres for refugees and migrants has made conditions for children there increasingly “dire and dangerous”, the United Nations Children’s Fund ( UNICEF ) said on Friday, warning that “severe emotional distress” ... Read more...

UN expert: Argentina should avoid dismantling family farming

Published: Sat 22 Sep 2018 03:17 AM
GENEVA / BUENOS AIRES (21 September 2018) – The Government of Argentina should support the country’s family farming sector in order to protect food availability, says the UN expert on food and human rights. Read more...

Georgia: UN expert to assess human rights of LGBT persons

Published: Sat 22 Sep 2018 03:12 AM
Georgia: UN expert to assess human rights of LGBT persons GENEVA (21 September 2018) – The UN Independent Expert on the protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, Victor Madrigal-Borloz, will conduct ... Read more...

“Botswana elephant massacre” story now proven false

Published: Sat 22 Sep 2018 03:11 AM
An investigation by Botswana authorities has established conclusively that the widely circulated report of a “poaching massacre” of 87 elephants is false. Read more...
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