25 years after population conference, women still face challenges to ‘well-being and human rights’, says UN chief

Many women and girls “still face enormous challenges to their health, well-being and human rights”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a High-level General Assembly meeting on Tuesday conevened to mark the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), a milestone in reproductive health and rights. 

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Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Development forum centres on inclusion; Monsoons damage Asia; Young children at greater Ebola risk; Small islands fight hunger, obesity; Yemen ceasefire in Red Sea port

In today’s Daily Brief: Inclusion resonates widely at development meeting, UN offers help after monsoons devastate Asia, DR Congo Ebola effecting children, obesity plagues Island communities, Yemen’s warring parties agree to ceasefire in key port

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Development forum centres on inclusion; Monsoons damage Asia; Young children at greater Ebola risk; Small islands fight hunger, obesity; Yemen ceasefire in Red Sea port
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Inclusion, empowerment and equality, must be ‘at the heart of our efforts’ to ensure sustainable development, says UN chief

The world’s people are demanding “transformative change that is fair and sustainable,” Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, calling on government leaders to use the upcoming slate of key United Nations meetings in September to “kickstart a decade of delivery and action for people and planet.” 

Inclusion, empowerment and equality, must be ‘at the heart of our efforts’ to ensure sustainable development, says UN chief
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‘No hope’ global development goals can be achieved without women, says UN Assembly President

Without the full participation and leadership of women, “we have no hope” of realizing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the President of the United Nations General Assembly told a panel to gender equality leaders on Monday.

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‘No hope’ global development goals can be achieved without women, says UN Assembly President

Without the full participation and leadership of women, “we have no hope” of realizing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the President of the United Nations General Assembly told a panel to gender equality leaders on Monday.

‘No hope’ global development goals can be achieved without women, says UN Assembly President
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Baby foods high in sugar, inappropriately marketed in Europe, reveal two UN studies

Proper nutrition for newborn babies into early childhood is key to development and good health in later life, according to the Regional Director of the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) in Europe, as she launched two new studies on Monday.

Baby foods high in sugar, inappropriately marketed in Europe, reveal two UN studies
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UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’

The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria and the Philippines, along with other issues of global concern, such as violence and discrimination against the LGBTI community.

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July 12, 2019 at 04:06PM
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Developing countries should not be liable for emissions ‘accumulated throughout history’, key UN development forum hears

Citing climate change as being caused by “emissions accumulated throughout history”, the head of China’s Xiamen Airlines told the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York on Friday that heavy carbon dioxide emitters should “take on greater responsibility” to ameliorate the problem.

Developing countries should not be liable for emissions ‘accumulated throughout history’, key UN development forum hears
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As monsoon rains pound Rohingya refugee camps, UN food relief agency steps up aid

Since 4 July, heavy monsoon rains and wind have pounded the refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, with deaths, displacement and major damage following in their wake, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday.

As monsoon rains pound Rohingya refugee camps, UN food relief agency steps up aid
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In aftermath of Libya airstrike deaths, UN officials call for refugees and migrants to be freed from detention

“As a priority, we ask that 5,600 refugees and migrants currently held in centres across Libya be freed in an orderly manner and their protection guaranteed” the UN refugee and migrants chiefs said in a joint statement, released on Friday.

In aftermath of Libya airstrike deaths, UN officials call for refugees and migrants to be freed from detention
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