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Refugees, You have NOW a Chance to Prove your Worth to UN

To promote “respect, safety and dignity for everyone”, United Nations’ TOGETHER campaign is welcoming ordinary refugees and migrants to share their positive stories with the world through their publication. 95 more words

Universal Development Agenda And Our Priorities

By Dr. Ghulam-Nabi Fai

The issue of ‘universal development agenda’ is the issue of the twenty-first century. Never before have so many suffered amidst liberty and luxury for the few. 1,446 more words

International Affairs

E-Discussion on the 2017 ECOSOC Theme

Participate in an electronic discussion (e-discussion) being held from 20 March to 12 April 2017, coordinated and organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)! 59 more words

United Nations

Revealed! Why UN Women Stay Silent On Forced Sterilizations

Image: @tibettruth

So here we are the final day of the United Nations Commission On The Status Of Women (UNCSW) meeting in New York. A lot of folks will have seen, or been following our activism in exposing and challenging the censorship, which this event regularly imposes upon the subject of forced sterilizations. 585 more words

News Item

When Defenders Bring Disease: The U.N. Cannot Cure Cholera Crisis After Causing the Epidemic

For more than six years, Haiti has been fighting a Cholera epidemic caused when Nepalese U.N. peacekeepers leaked waste into the water supply. In December, the former U.N. 184 more words

Bioethics

SitRep: White House Looking at U.N. Cuts; General Warns of Russian Ties to Taliban; North Korea Readies Nuke Tests

With Adam Rawnsley

Will it ever end? House Intelligence Committee chair Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) appears to be backing away slightly from comments made during two hastily assembled press conferences Wednesday, where he claimed Trump transition staffers had their communications collected by the U.S. 1,267 more words

The Cable

U.N. launches probe of crimes against Rohingya in Myanmar

 Reuters International

MAR 24, 2017 –

A Rohingya refugee girl peeks through a hole made in a plastic wall dividing the shelters at Balu Kali Refugee Camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, February 28, 2017. 158 more words

Asia