Israel/Palestine war crimes probe ‘momentous step forward’, says UN rights expert

An independent UN human rights expert hailed on Tuesday, the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) decision to consider a formal criminal investigation into allegations of war crimes in Palestine as a “momentous step forward in the quest for accountability” in the five-decade-long Israeli occupation.

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December 31, 2019 at 07:24AM
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Israel/Palestine war crimes probe ‘momentous step forward’, says UN rights expert

An independent UN human rights expert hailed on Tuesday, the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) decision to consider a formal criminal investigation into allegations of war crimes in Palestine as a “momentous step forward in the quest for accountability” in the five-decade-long Israeli occupation.

Israel/Palestine war crimes probe ‘momentous step forward’, says UN rights expert
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December 31, 2019 at 07:24AM

FIRST PERSON: ‘You can’t get paid for staring out of the window’ – How I proved my teacher wrong

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is marking its centenary in 2019 and as part of the commemoration has launched a photography project called “Dignity at Work: The American Experience” to document the working life of people across the United States. UN News joined the ILO on a visit to the southern US state of Louisiana.  

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December 30, 2019 at 09:20PM
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FROM THE FIELD: Nepal’s magic mushrooms

The traditional cultivation of oyster mushrooms in Nepal, which has required burning large quantities of wood, has been replaced by the environmentally friendly use of solar power, thanks to a project supported by the UN Development Programme (UNDP). 

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Guterres’s message for 2020: In world of turmoil, youth are its ‘greatest source’ of hope

As the world enters 2020 with “uncertainty and insecurity all around”, the United Nations chief maintained that the world’s young people are its “greatest source” of hope.

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Continued airstrikes in western Libya ‘utterly unacceptable’, says UN mission chief

The top United Nations official in Libya has condemned recent airstrikes targeting civilian installations that left at least three people dead and several others injured.

 

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December 29, 2019 at 01:29PM
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FIRST PERSON: Louisiana alligator whisperer’s ‘dream job’

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is marking its centenary in 2019 and as part of the commemoration has launched a photography project called “Dignity at Work: The American Experience” to document the working life of people across the United States. UN News joined the ILO on a visit to the southern US state of Louisiana. 

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December 28, 2019 at 09:20PM
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FIRST PERSON: Accordion maker has ‘never had so much fun’

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is marking its centenary in 2019 and as part of the commemoration has launched a photography project called “Dignity at Work: The American Experience” to document the working life of people across the United States. UN News joined the ILO on a visit to the southern US state of Louisiana. 

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December 27, 2019 at 09:10PM
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Accelerating towards a fairer future

Cutting child mortality by a third in Brazil, reaching carbon neutrality in Finland and redirecting trillions of dollars of investment to funds that promote sustainability: these are some examples of initiatives from governments, civil society and the private sector, designed to speed up the UN’s goal of achieving a fairer society for all.

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December 27, 2019 at 11:35AM by a people finder usingInternational Phone Book the best way to find people.

Pakistan blasphemy death sentence ‘travesty of justice’, say UN experts 

Independent UN human rights experts condemned on Friday the death sentence of a university lecturer charged with blasphemy in Pakistan, calling the ruling “a travesty of justice”.

Pakistan blasphemy death sentence ‘travesty of justice’, say UN experts 
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December 27, 2019 at 07:48AM