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Rwanda genocide survivor urges "unity and love"

Immaculée Ilibagiza

A woman who survived the Rwandan genocide of 1994 has urged people to demonstrate "unity and love" at a meeting at the United Nations. Around 800,000 people perished in Rwanda over a period of 100 days in one of the worst cases of mass killings in modern times Immaculée Ilibagiza participated in the launch at [...]

6 Apr 2014 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

Sport a universal language, says Ban on first International Day

"The power of sport to..." campaign for the International Day of Sport for Peace and Development 6 April 2014. ©UN Photo Shareef Sarhan

Sport is a universal language that unites groups and nations across divides. That was Ban Ki-moon's message on Sunday, as the world celebrated its first-ever International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. Sport empowers youth, promotes good health and deepens UN values such as equality, mutual respect and fair play, he said. The Secretary-General [...]

6 Apr 2014 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

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