Over half a billion ‘uncounted’ children live in countries unable to measure their development progress – UNICEF

Latest data on development progress for children reveals that more than half a billion live in countries where the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are “quickly falling out of reach,” the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Wednesday.

Over half a billion ‘uncounted’ children live in countries unable to measure their development progress – UNICEF
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Victims of Syrian conflict ‘denied any meaningful justice,’ says UN-mandated panel

The brutal conflict in Syria has not only claimed civilians as unintentional victims but has seen all warring parties deliberately target them with complete impunity employing unlawful methods of warfare, a new report by a United Nations-mandated inquiry on the war-ravaged country has said.

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March 06, 2018 at 03:07PM
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UN launches Environmental Rights Initiative

Taking a stand against ongoing threats, harassment and murder of environmental defenders, the United Nations on Tuesday launched an initiative enlisting business communities to champion a clean and healthy environment.

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March 06, 2018 at 01:48PM
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‘No other conclusion,’ ethnic cleansing of Rohingyas in Myanmar continues – senior UN rights official

The “frenzied” scale of unspeakable violence against the minority Muslim Rohingya community in Myanmar has shifted to a “lower intensity campaign of terror and forced starvation,” seemingly intended to drive the remaining Rohingyas from their homeland, a senior United Nations human rights official has warned.

‘No other conclusion,’ ethnic cleansing of Rohingyas in Myanmar continues – senior UN rights official
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March 06, 2018 at 11:33AM

‘No other conclusion,’ ethnic cleansing of Rohingyas in Myanmar continuing – senior UN rights official

The “frenzied” scale of unspeakable violence against the minority Muslim Rohingya community in Myanmar has shifted to a “lower intensity campaign of terror and forced starvation,” seemingly intended to drive the remaining Rohingyas from their homeland, a senior United Nations human rights official has warned.

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March 06, 2018 at 11:33AM
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Urgent need to step-up protection of children in crises – UN rights wing

Children in crisis situations face a raft of challenges – from family separation and forced recruitment to sexual exploitation and abject poverty – the deputy United Nations human rights chief said Monday, urging immediate action to protect children from the consequences of “all too adult failings.”

Urgent need to step-up protection of children in crises – UN rights wing
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March 05, 2018 at 11:57AM

Urgent need to step-up protection of children in crises – UN rights wing

Children in crisis situations face a raft of challenges – from family separation and forced recruitment to sexual exploitation and abject poverty – the deputy United Nations human rights chief said Monday, urging immediate action to protect children from the consequences of “all too adult failings.”

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March 05, 2018 at 11:57AM
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On World Wildlife Day, UN joins call for protection of planet’s big cats

Big cats, the planet’s most majestic predators, are under increasing threat – mostly caused by human activities – and this year’s World Wildlife Day, the United Nations is joining the world in raising awareness to their plight and galvanizing support for the many actions already under way to safe these iconic species.

On World Wildlife Day, UN joins call for protection of planet’s big cats
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‘Dossiers are being built up’ for prosecution of crimes in Syria, says UN rights chief

War crimes, potentially crimes against humanity, are likely being committed in east Ghouta and elsewhere in Syria, the United Nations human rights chief warned on Friday, and the perpetrators of these acts must know they are being identified and will be held accountable.

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March 02, 2018 at 12:01PM
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Despite decades-long effort, one-in-five children worldwide out of school – UN cultural agency

Updated data reveals that some 263 million – one-in-five – children, adolescents and youth worldwide are out school, a figure that has barely changed over the past five years, according to a new United Nations cultural agency report.

Despite decades-long effort, one-in-five children worldwide out of school – UN cultural agency
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