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14. – SOCIAL CONDITIONS AND EQUITY

GENEVA / SIMONOVIC UKRAINE

Civilians in Ukraine continue to live in fear in spite of a decrease in indiscriminate shelling in recent months, according to a new report by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. UNTV CH

1 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / UN WOMEN AND VALENCIA FC

UN Women launches a partnership with Valencia Club de Futbol to promote gender equality and women's empowerment. UNIFEED UNTV

26 May 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / HUNGARY QUESTIONAIRE

The United Nations Human Right Office said it is “shocked” by a Hungarian government questionnaire which links migration with terrorism and fears it could bolster anti-immigration sentiments. UNTV CH

22 May 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / SOUTH SUDAN

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, has called for justice for civilians in South Sudan. OHCHR

22 May 2015 | Read More »

ILO / WESO 2015

The International Labour Organization (ILO) issued the World Employment and Social Outlook 2015 (WESO) where it warns of widespread insecurity in the global labour market. ILO

18 May 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / PUSHING BACK MIGRANTS

The UN Office for Human Rights spokesperson said reports that Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia have been pushing boats full of vulnerable migrants back out to sea are appalling, adding that that pushing boats back out to sea will inevitably lead to many avoidable deaths and that the focus should be on saving lives, not further [...]

15 May 2015 | Read More »

NEW YORK / HOMOPHOBIA

A new United Nations 'Free & Equal' campaign video highlighting the diversity of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex (LGBTI) community is being shown today on the massive screens in New York's Times Square ahead of International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia. UNIFEED-UNTV

14 May 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / BURUNDI PROTESTS

As protests continue in Burundi against President Pierre Nkurunziza’s decision to stand for re-election in June for a third term, authorities in the country are being urged to respect the human rights of protesters. ¬†UNTV CH

1 May 2015 | Read More »

UN / DPRK SIMONOVIC

During a meeting disrupted by a North Korean delegate, UN Human Rights official Ivan Simonovic said "it is my sincere hope that the international community will continue to examine ways to prevent and punish the crimes that are being perpetrated in the DPRK today." UNIFEED-UNTV

30 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / JOLIE ON SYRIA

Actor Angelina Jolie, a UN Refugee Agency Special Envoy, said the United Nations is failing to end the conflict in Syria. UNIFEED-UNTV

24 Apr 2015 | Read More »

 

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