Americas
    18.09.2021

    First Person: A life dedicated to indigenous rights in Brazil

    For almost 30 years, Brazilian activist Joenia Wapixana, has been fighting for indigenous land rights and against “institutionalized discrimination” in Brazil. In a special interview with UN News, to mark the 20th anniversary of the Durban Declaration…
    Middle East
    18.09.2021

    Afghanistan: Security Council resolution calls for ‘equal and meaningful participation of women’  

    The Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Friday, specifying the importance of “equal…
    Asia Pacific
    18.09.2021

    UNICEF stresses Afghan girls must not be excluded from school

    The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Friday welcomed the news that secondary schools are due to reopen in Afghanistan on…
    Middle East
    17.09.2021

    Lebanon crisis: More international assistance needed urgently – WHO chief 

    Lebanon’s enduring economic crisis risks reversing decades of gains in people’s wellbeing, the head of the UN World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.     Speaking from the…
    Americas
    17.09.2021

    Venezuela’s justice system aiding repression: Human rights probe

    The independence of Venezuela’s justice system has been “deeply eroded”, to such an extent that it plays a significant role…
    Africa
    16.09.2021

    Africa faces 470 million COVID-19 vaccine shortfall this year 

    Africa needs around 470 million doses to accomplish the global of fully vaccinating 40 per cent of its population by the end of the year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said…
    Africa
    16.09.2021

    Torture, killings, lawlessness, still blight Burundi’s rights record

    The people of Burundi continue to endure serious human rights violations including possible crimes against humanity, the majority committed by…
    Middle East
    16.09.2021

    Syria ‘caught in a downward spiral’ UN relief chief tells Security Council 

    The UN humanitarian affairs chief warned on Wednesday that Syria, after more than a decade of war, remains “caught in a downward spiral” and that “the country…
    Africa
    15.09.2021

    New South Sudan Parliament can ‘infuse urgency’ into peace process

    South Sudan has made history with the appointment of two women to senior leadership positions within its Transitional National Legislature,…
    Africa
    14.09.2021

    UN mission responding to evolving needs in Sudan transition process

    Despite setbacks and challenges, Sudan continues its transition towards democracy, the head of the UN special political mission in the…
    Africa
    14.09.2021

    Only 2% of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in Africa 

    More than 5.7 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered globally, but only 2% of them in Africa, said World Health Organization (WHO) chief, Tedros Adhanom…
    Middle East
    14.09.2021

    After 10 years of war in Syria, siege tactics still threaten civilians

    The future for Syria’s people is “increasingly bleak”, UN-appointed rights experts said on Tuesday, highlighting escalating conflict in several areas…
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      First Person: A life dedicated to indigenous rights in Brazil

      18.09.2021

      Afghanistan: Security Council resolution calls for ‘equal and meaningful participation of women’  

      18.09.2021

      UNICEF stresses Afghan girls must not be excluded from school

      17.09.2021

      Lebanon crisis: More international assistance needed urgently – WHO chief 

      17.09.2021

      Venezuela’s justice system aiding repression: Human rights probe

      16.09.2021

      Africa faces 470 million COVID-19 vaccine shortfall this year 

      16.09.2021

      Torture, killings, lawlessness, still blight Burundi’s rights record

      16.09.2021

      Syria ‘caught in a downward spiral’ UN relief chief tells Security Council 

      15.09.2021

      New South Sudan Parliament can ‘infuse urgency’ into peace process

      14.09.2021

      UN mission responding to evolving needs in Sudan transition process

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