Genocide threat for Myanmar’s Rohingya greater than ever, investigators warn Human Rights Council

Hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who remain in Myanmar may face a greater threat of genocide than ever, amid Government attempts to “erase their identity and remove them from the country”, UN-appointed independent investigators said on Monday.

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September 16, 2019 at 09:21AM
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UN General Assembly: Here are the 5 big summits to watch for

It’s that time again, when the eyes of the world turn to New York, as world leaders fly into the city to take part in the General Debate that marks the opening of the latest session of the UN General Assembly, or UNGA.

UN General Assembly: Here are the 5 big summits to watch for
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UN chief urges ‘active, substantive and meaningful participation’ on International Day of Democracy

On the International Day of Democracy, the United Nations chief urged each Government to respect its citizens’ right to “meaningful participation” in the political process.

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September 14, 2019 at 04:59PM
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UNESCO food and culture forum dishes up fresh serving of SDGs

Strengthening cultural heritage and culture-related food practices boosts social inclusion, economic development and well-being, the UN’s deputy culture chief told participants at the UNESCO agency’s World Forum on the matter, on Friday.

UNESCO food and culture forum dishes up fresh serving of SDGs
September 13, 2019 at 02:20PM by a people finder usingInternational Phone Book the best way to find people.

Friday’s Daily Brief: 12 million may miss school, Bangladesh and Mali updates, Kenya’s malaria vaccine, land degradation pact

A recap of Friday’s top stories: 12 million children may never go to school; Monsoon rains crush Rohingya shelters; 3.9 million Malians in need of humanitarian aid; Kenya launches malaria vaccine; and agreement made to neutralize land degradation.

Friday’s Daily Brief: 12 million may miss school, Bangladesh and Mali updates, Kenya’s malaria vaccine, land degradation pact
September 13, 2019 at 01:21PM by a people finder usingInternational Phone Book the best way to find people.

Monsoon destroys Rohingya shelters, sparking record UN emergency food agency response in Bangladesh

Unusually heavy monsoon rains have inundated shelters in refugee camps in southern Bangladesh creating “havoc”, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday, as it launched its biggest emergency response of the year for displaced Rohingya families.

Monsoon destroys Rohingya shelters, sparking record UN emergency food agency response in Bangladesh
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Around 12 million children may never see a classroom, UN data reveals

New data published by the United Nations cultural agency on Friday, reveals that without taking urgent measures, around 12 million young children will never set foot inside a school, with girls facing “the greatest barriers”.

Around 12 million children may never see a classroom, UN data reveals
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UNcomplicating the UN: a new podcast is born over coffee in New York

This week, just in time for #UNGA74, UN News is launching a brand-new podcast which grew out of a conversation in a coffee shop, between our hosts, Sinduja Srinivasan, and Jason DeWall.

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September 12, 2019 at 10:45AM by a people finder usingInternational Phone Book the best way to find people.

South-South Cooperation ‘accelerates’ us toward 2030 goals, UN Chief says on International Day

Collaboration among countries of the global south offers a “unique pathway” that accelerates us towards the key 2030 sustainable development targets, UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, told a commemorative event for South-South Cooperation (SSC) on Thursday.

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Annexing Jordan Valley would end ‘illusion’ of a meaningful two-State solution: UN rights expert

Israel’s intention to annex the Jordan Valley is illegal and threatens chances for a meaningful two-State solution with the Palestinians, a UN independent human rights expert has said.

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September 12, 2019 at 11:40AM
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