Simple shelters that are little more than huts with bamboo sticks and plastic sheeting for walls, and tarpaulins overhead, are serving a very important purpose for refugee women and girls forced to flee their homes to the vast refugee camps of Bangladesh.
Women-Friendly Spaces for Rohingya refugees: A place for protection and care
July 03, 2018 at 07:30PM : International People Search
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In a visit to South Sudan on Tuesday, the UN Deputy Secretary-General spoke mother-to-mother with displaced women, pledging that she and other senior women leaders from the international community will not give up on the hope for peace for their nation.
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The UN human rights office is urging Egypt to free a prominent married couple that has been arbitrarily detained for more than a year.
July 03, 2018 at 09:41AM
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A Palestinian Bedouin community is under threat from a demolition order within days, to make way for Israeli settlement expansion, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, warned on Tuesday.
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres visited Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh on Monday, declaring that “nothing could have prepared me for the scale of the crisis and extent of suffering” he witnessed there.
UN chief hears ‘heartbreaking accounts’ of suffering from Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh; urges international community to ‘step up support’
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Michael R. Pompeo
Secretary of State
July 3, 2018
On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, best wishes to the people of Belarus on the occasion of your officially designated Independence Day.
The United States is committed to supporting Belarus’s sovereignty and independence. We continue to work with the government and people of Belarus to strengthen democratic institutions and respect for fundamental freedoms. We are committed to advancing common goals and fostering mutual understanding through cultural programs and people-to-people exchanges.
We offer our warm congratulations as you mark this occasion. May the coming year be prosperous and peaceful for both our nations.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has underscored the “pivotal role” played by parliaments and their importance to “advance the aspirations” of the citizens they represent.
Parliaments can be pillars of democracy and defenders of human rights, says UN chief on International Day
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The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), announced on Monday that the actor, director, producer and philanthropist Ben Stiller, is to become its latest Goodwill Ambassador, as he issued an appeal for action on behalf of those forced to flee their homes around the world.
Ben Stiller’s new role, more about hope than humour, as he’s named Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR
July 02, 2018 at 11:55AM : International People Search
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More than 200 migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean in the past three days, bringing the overall death toll so far this year to more than 1,000, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported on Monday.
Two shipwrecks add to ‘alarming increase’ in migrant deaths off Libya coast: IOM
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has applauded Bangladesh for giving a safe haven to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees driven from their homes in Myanmar by systematic and widespread violence.
UN chief applauds Bangladesh for ‘opening borders’ to Rohingya refugees in need
July 01, 2018 at 12:48PM : International People Search
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