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14. – SOCIAL CONDITIONS AND EQUITY

UN / YEMEN

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the Security Council "Yemen is collapsing before our eyes.  We cannot stand by and watch." He also called for the protection of human rights, especially the rights to peaceful assembly and to freedom of expression. UNIFEED-UNTV

12 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / TAUBIRA TERRORISM

Following the meeting on terrorism at the United Nations headquarters, French justice minister told journalists that "vis-à-vis those who engage in terrorism, we need to show unwavering efficiency and sanction them, and at the same time we need to dry out the source where they recruit them." UNIFEED-UNTV

10 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / SIMONOVIC SOUTH SUDAN

Briefing reporters in New York about his recent visit to South Sudan, the UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic said "I met with people whose whole family has been executed primarily due to their ethnicity, women and girls who were taken as sex laborers after their husbands have been killed, and heavily armed [...]

9 Feb 2015 | Read More »

OHCHR / ATTACKS ON SCHOOL GIRLS

A new United Nations Human Rights Report said attacks on girls accessing education have been on the rise in the past five years, in 70 countries. OHCHR

9 Feb 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / SIMONOVIC PRESSER

Upon his return from war-torn regions of South Sudan, the UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic said to the media in the country's capital that during his visit he heard from almost everyone that people want peace. UNMISS

5 Feb 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / SIMONOVIC BARNABA MARIAL

The Assistant Secretary General (ASG) for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic said in South Sudan that "it would be a great boost for the peace process that all conflict related detainees are freed  on the formula of all for all." UNMISS

4 Feb 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / MEXICO DISAPPEARANCES

Parents of two of the forty-three disappeared students in Mexico were present Monday and Tuesday during the review of the government by the United Nations Committee on Enforced Disappearances, seeking answers on whereabouts of their children. OHCHR

3 Feb 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / UKRAINE HUMAN RIGHTS

The United Nations (UN) Human Rights Office  urged all sides to halt the dangerous escalation in the fighting in eastern Ukraine, and called on States and all those with influence in the region to take measures to ensure full compliance with the Minsk accords. UNTV CH

3 Feb 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / SIMONOVIC BENTIU

During his visit in South Sudan, the Assistant Secretary General (ASG) for Human Rights said “there are more people in the protection sites than they were before”, adding that “the number of killed has risen to tens of thousands and this war has to stop.” UNMISS

3 Feb 2015 | Read More »

ICJ / CROATIA SERBIA

The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the UN's principal judicial organ, has today rejected both Croatia's claim of genocide against Serbia and Serbia's counter-claim of genocide against Croatia. This Court's judgment is final and cannot be appealed against. ICJ

3 Feb 2015 | Read More »

 

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