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"Global Action Keeping Famine at Bay But Failing to Prevent Suffering"

Human Wrongs Watch

Nearly seven months after the United Nations issued an urgent call for action to counter the threat of famine in South Sudan, Somalia, north-east Nigeria and Yemen, global efforts have kept that crisis at bay but millions of people still suffer and many are dying at this very moment, … 402 more words

The Peoples

A Trump Doctrine of Hypocrisy

Human Wrongs Watch

By Tharanga Yakupitiyage*

UNITED NATIONS, Sep 20 2017 (IPS) – In his first address on the global stage of the General Assembly, United States’ President Donald Trump touted an “America First” approach at the very institution that is meant to inspire collaboration between nations. 949 more words

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A New Hope for a Nuclear Free World - But Where Is the UK?

Human Wrongs Watch

By Rebecca Johnson*

21 September 2017 (openDemocracy)* — A new UN treaty could make nuclear sabre-rattling and boasts of a willingness to incinerate cities, as unacceptable as threats to use chemical and biological weapons. 2,053 more words

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First US Bank Announce Public Position against Nuclear Weapons

Human Wrongs Watch

September 21, 2017 (ICANInternational Campaign against Nuclear Weapons)* — On Wednesday 20 September, the new Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons officially opened for signature and over 50 countries signed.  399 more words

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A Low Enriched Uranium Bank in Kazakhstan

Human Wrongs Watch

By Amb. Sergio Duarte*

18 September 2017 – TRANSCEND Media Service A new facility designed to help prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons – the Low Enriched Uranium (LEU) Bank – was inaugurated last August 29 at Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan. 791 more words

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More Than Half of Children and Youth Worldwide 'Not Learning' – UNESCO

Human Wrongs Watch

21 September 2017 – About 617 million children and adolescents worldwide are not achieving minimum proficiency levels in reading and mathematics, signalling “a learning crisis” that could threaten progress on global development goals, a report from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ( 268 more words

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