‘Address root causes’ of instability in Mali through ‘aid and support’ urges UN chief

Appearing before the Security Council on Friday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that the only way to prevent increased violence and instability in Mali is to tackle root causes such as grinding poverty; climate change and competition for resources; underdevelopment, and a fundamental lack of opportunities for young people.

‘Address root causes’ of instability in Mali through ‘aid and support’ urges UN chief
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March 29, 2019 at 01:30PM

New UN data tool shows Governments are not effectively tackling modern slavery

A new UN data tool created by the United Nations University’s Centre for Policy Research, has revealed that, worldwide, government aid and policy to end modern slavery is not being effectively directed towards the places where the practice is most prevalent.

New UN data tool shows Governments are not effectively tackling modern slavery
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New UN data tool shows Governments are not effectively tackling modern slavery

A new UN data tool created by the United Nations University’s Centre for Policy Research, has revealed that, worldwide, government aid and policy to end modern slavery is not being effectively directed towards the places where the practice is most prevalent.

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March 29, 2019 at 10:28AM
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On eve of Gaza border protest anniversary, UN’s top humanitarian official for Palestine calls for calm

With a large protest planned on Saturday in Gaza, and border shootings by Israeli security forces which have left nearly 200 Palestinians dead over the past year, the UN’s top humanitarian official in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (oPt), Jamie McGoldrick, on Friday called for calm from all sides to prevent further bloodshed.

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March 29, 2019 at 08:46AM
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Khashoggi murder trials must be held in public and meet international standards

A United Nations human rights expert said on Thursday that Saudi Arabia’s closed-door trials on the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, have fallen short of international standards, calling for public trials.   

Khashoggi murder trials must be held in public and meet international standards
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March 28, 2019 at 01:51PM

Khashoggi murder trials must be held in public and meet international standards

A United Nations human rights expert said on Thursday that Saudi Arabia’s closed-door trials on the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, have fallen short of international standards, calling for public trials.   

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March 28, 2019 at 01:51PM
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New UN Global Climate report ‘another strong wake-up call’ over global warming: Guterres

The increasing number of natural disasters and dangers linked to climate change, highlighted in a major UN report released on Thursday, represents “another strong wake-up call” to the world, which must be countered by finding sustainable solutions quickly, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has said.

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Central Mali: Top UN genocide prevention official sounds alarm over recent ethnically-targeted killings

The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, expressed on Thursday his deepest concern and strongly condemned recent attacks against villages in Mali, including mass-killings last weekend in the Mopti region, which left 160 dead, including some 50 children, according to the UN human rights office (OHCHR).

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March 28, 2019 at 10:42AM
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Landmark terror finance resolution adopted by Security Council

The UN is hailing a new Security Council resolution adopted on Thursday as a landmark step in suppressing the funding of terror groups worldwide.

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March 28, 2019 at 10:17AM

Forced pregnancy in Italy violated ‘woman’s human right to health’, UN experts rule 

The Italian Government violated a woman’s “human right to health” after a law which denied her the right to refuse fertility treatment she had previously agreed to, “led her to undergo a forced pregnancy”, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) said on Wednesday. 

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