United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging people around the world to join a campaign to support a Pakistani girl shot for advocating for education. In a recorded video message, Mr. Ban says that on November 10th, citizens from across the globe are speaking out for Malala Yousafzai and on behalf of the 61 million [...]
• An operation to airlift 1,300 South Sudanese from Khartoum to South Sudan started on Tuesday. The International Organization for Migration says they are part of 40,000 people who moved to open places in 2010 hoping to be transported to South Sudan. According to IOM there are two flights a day transporting the people [...]
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1. Humanitarian situation deteriorates in Syria as winter looms 2. More than 2 billion people at risk of malaria in Asia Pacific Region 3. WHO : Haiti faces threat of cholera following Hurricane Sandy 4. Number of internally displaced people in Mali growing, says UNHCR 5. WHO study says polio eradication efforts not reaching everyone [...]
1. UNRWA : Israeli TV station corrects wrong claims against UN in Gaza 2. UN expert calls for boycott of businesses that profit from Israeli settlements 3. UN expert : Freedom of religion violated for political control 4. On UN Day Ban Ki-moon reaffirms pledge to tackle global problems 5. WHO says Polio eradication efforts [...]