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News in Brief 22 November 2017 – Geneva (AM)

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War crimes verdict hailed for Mladic, the "epitome of evil" The conviction on Wednesday of Ratko Mladic for genocide following his role in the Srebrenica massacre has been welcomed by UN Human Rights…

22 Nov 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 21 November 2017 (PM)

High-Level Pledging Conference:

UN chief urges support for Caribbean countries hit by hurricanes Caribbean countries need support to rebuild in the aftermath of recent devastating hurricanes and take effective action on climate change. That's the message…

21 Nov 2017 / Listen /
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Poorer states look to power ahead through innovation

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Energy is key to global development but the world's poorest nations fare up to six times worse than their…

22 Nov 2017 / Listen /

More protection for human rights defenders, key: UN expert

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An increasing number of threats are being made towards human rights defenders all over the world, with some being…

22 Nov 2017 / Listen /

"Collective responsibility" key to end migrant slavery

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World leaders have a "collective responsibility" to stop human trafficking and modern slavery, the UN chief told members of…

21 Nov 2017 / Listen /

Darfur team's ordnance education device wins top UN Award

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A project that aims to educate people in remote areas of Darfur about the dangers of explosive remnants of…

20 Nov 2017 / Listen /

A wish for every child with disabilities "to have a fair chance"

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Children with disabilities deserve to have the same rights as everyone else, which is something that will have a…

20 Nov 2017 / Listen /
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