‘Dossiers are being built up’ for prosecution of crimes in Syria, says UN rights chief

War crimes, potentially crimes against humanity, are likely being committed in east Ghouta and elsewhere in Syria, the United Nations human rights chief warned on Friday, and the perpetrators of these acts must know they are being identified and will be held accountable.

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March 02, 2018 at 12:01PM
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Despite decades-long effort, one-in-five children worldwide out of school – UN cultural agency

Updated data reveals that some 263 million – one-in-five – children, adolescents and youth worldwide are out school, a figure that has barely changed over the past five years, according to a new United Nations cultural agency report.

Despite decades-long effort, one-in-five children worldwide out of school – UN cultural agency
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In crisis-torn Sahel, UN anti-drugs and crime agency helps bolster justice system

Africa’s vast Sahel – plagued by humanitarian crises, armed conflict and terrorism – is now witnessing improvements in its criminal justice system thanks to a special programme by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), which assists Governments in the region to come together to fight corruption, and human and drug trafficking.

In crisis-torn Sahel, UN anti-drugs and crime agency helps bolster justice system
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UN launches new global data collection tool to help reduce disaster, losses taking ‘a huge toll’

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) kick-offed on Thursday a historic new effort to collect comprehensive global data on disaster losses.

UN launches new global data collection tool to help reduce disaster, losses taking ‘a huge toll’
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