Home » 14. – SOCIAL CONDITIONS AND EQUITY

14. – SOCIAL CONDITIONS AND EQUITY

UN / RWANDA GENOCIDE

Twenty years after 800 000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were killed within 100 days by Hutu militia, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that UN could have and should have done more to stop the genocide in Rwanda. UNTV

18 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / UKRAINE

Briefing the Security Council, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Šimonović said today that the situation in eastern Ukraine, "if not adequately addressed as a matter of priority, risks seriously destabilizing the country as a whole." UNTV

16 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UNAIDS / DAVID LUIZ

In the lead-up to the football World Cup in Brazil starting in June, UNAIDS has engaged Brazilian football champion and vice-captain of the national Brazilian football team David Luiz, appointing him as UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador. UNAIDS

16 Apr 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / UKRAINE HUMAN RIGHTS

A UN Human Rights report says that misinformation, propaganda and incitement to hatred need to be urgently countered in Ukraine to avoid the further escalation of tension in the country. CH UNTV

15 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA TORTURE

A report into the credibility of photographic evidence of large-scale torture and killing smuggled out of Syria, was presented today by France at the United Nations. David Crane, one of the authors of the report, said that "the photographs and the witness himself are credible and sustainable in a court of law at international or [...]

15 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UNICEF / ORLANDO BLOOM

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom wrapped up a visit  to Jordan where he met with children from Syria and their families whose lives have been devastated by the conflict – now in its fourth year. UNICEF

14 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UNMISS / CAR WASH

In a bid to empower local NGOs, the United Nations Mission in South Sudan(UNMISS) has awarded a contract for operating a carwash facility within its compound, to the South Sudan Women Empowerment Network (SSWEN). According to SSWEN Program Coordinator, the contract will help breaking with traditional mindset where women were suppose to only do housework [...]

12 Apr 2014 | Read More »

ILO / GLOBAL JOBS GAP

ILO Director Guy Ryder said the massive global jobs gap that opened at the height of the financial crisis is not closing. He added that the gap will widen unless the global economy steps up the pace of growth to generate the jobs needed. ILO  

11 Apr 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / POVERTY

One million people each week will have to lift themselves out of poverty if we are to reach the goal of ending extreme poverty worldwide by 2030. Now that the global economic crisis has eased, the World Bank thinks that's a realistic goal. WORLD BANK

10 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / DRC SEXUAL VIOLENCE

United Nations officials called on the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to step up the fight against impunity for rape and sexual violence, which remain widespread and largely unpunished despite some progress in holding perpetrators accountable. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said rebel armed groups and government soldiers "were [...]

9 Apr 2014 | Read More »

 

April 2014
M T W T F S S
« Mar    
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930