Refugees overcrowded to ‘boiling point’; on Greek island, warns UN agency

The Government of Greece has been urged by the United Nations to do more to help thousands of asylum-seekers and migrants who have been “crammed” into island reception centres, amid reports that children have tried to take their own lives there.

Refugees overcrowded to ‘boiling point’; on Greek island, warns UN agency
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UN rights office calls for action to end ‘repression and retaliation’ in crisis-torn Nicaragua

The United Nations on Wednesday called for urgent action to address the human rights crisis in Nicaragua, where “repression and retaliation against demonstrators continue … as the world looks away.”

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August 29, 2018 at 12:35PM
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Half the world’s refugee children not in school, UN agency finds

With more and more children forced to leave their homes, over half of the world’s school-aged refugees are now out of education, the United Nations refugee agency said in a new report released on Wednesday.

Half the world’s refugee children not in school, UN agency finds
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All sides in Yemen conflict could be guilty of war crimes, UN experts find

Parties on both sides of the conflict in Yemen have perpetrated – and continue to perpetrate – possible war crimes and other violations with a “total disregard” for the suffering of millions of civilians, United Nations-appointed human rights investigators said on Tuesday.

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August 28, 2018 at 08:35AM
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Myanmar military leaders must face genocide charges – UN report

Top military commanders in Myanmar should be investigated and prosecuted for the “gravest” crimes against civilians under international law, including genocide, United Nations-appointed investigators said on Monday.

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August 27, 2018 at 08:02AM
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Europe and Eurasia: Moldova National Day

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Press Statement

Michael R. Pompeo

Secretary of State

Washington, DC

August 27, 2018


On behalf of President Trump and the American people, congratulations to all Moldovans on the anniversary of your independence.

Since 1991, the United States has been a faithful partner in Moldova’s democratic and economic development. We continue to support and encourage reforms that will allow Moldovans to enjoy the broad benefits of Euro-Atlantic integration. We continue to support Moldova’s sovereignty and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders, with a special status for Transnistria, and we remain committed to continuing our active participation in the 5+2 settlement process to resolve this protracted conflict.

Best wishes for a peaceful and prosperous year.



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Europe and Eurasia: Ukraine National Day

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Press Statement

Michael R. Pompeo

Secretary of State

Washington, DC

August 24, 2018


On behalf of President Trump and the American people, congratulations to all Ukrainians on your national day.

The United States steadfastly supports Ukraine in the face of Russian aggression. We pay tribute to those who have fought and sacrificed for freedom in Ukraine, and we stand behind Ukraine as it adopts transformational reforms to increase prosperity, security, and rule of law. The friendship between our countries runs deep, and we are committed to the success of a stable, prosperous, democratic, and free Ukraine. We look forward to continuing our partnership and working with Ukraine’s leaders and citizens to realize the bright and enduring future Ukraine’s people deserve.

Best wishes for a peaceful and prosperous year.



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Embrace ‘people-centered multilateralism,’ UN-civil society forum urges

Thursday afternoon, the 67th United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI)/Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Conference concluded, pledging to “uplift those whose human rights are most under threat and to protect our planet by living in harmony with nature.”

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‘Greater support needed’ for refugees and migrants from Venezuela – UN

As hundreds of Venezuelans continue to pour into neighbouring countries due social and political upheaval at home, the Heads of the United Nations refugee and migration agencies called for greater international support to meet the most basic needs of the displaced.

‘Greater support needed’ for refugees and migrants from Venezuela – UN
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‘Finding global solutions for global problems’ focus of UN-civil society forum

The 67th United Nations Department of Public Information/Non-Governmental Organization (DPI/NGO) Conference kicked off today at UN Headquarters in New York, with speeches affirming the importance of multilateralism, closer partnerships between the UN and civil society, and the role that young people have to play.

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