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14.02.02 – HUMAN RIGHTS

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 »

GENEVA / UK TABLOIDS

The UN Human Rights Chief on Friday urged the U.K. authorities, media, and regulatory bodies to take steps to curb incitement to hatred by British tabloid newspapers, in line with the country's obligations under national and international law. OHCHR

24 Apr 2015 | Read More »

BURUNDI / ZEID HUMAN RIGHTS

The United Nations human rights chief said Wednesday that inside and outside Burundi, stakeholders are extremely concerned about tensions rising sharply as a series of pivotal elections set to take place between May and August this year get under way, and, with the country at "a crossroads," Burundian parties must choose the path to democracy [...]

16 Apr 2015 | Read More »

DOHA / RULE OF LAW

UN Office on Drugs and Crime held a high-level event on Rule of Law, Human Rights and the Post-2015 Development Agenda with focus on the advancement of the rule of law at the national and international level through crime prevention and criminal justice mechanisms. UNIFEED – UNTV

13 Apr 2015 | Read More »

BURUNDI / ZEID VISIT

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, said the upcoming general elections in Burundi make this is a critical time for the country. OHCHR

13 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / AUTISM

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for greater access and work opportunities for persons with autism. UNIFEED-UNTV

2 Apr 2015 | Read More »

IRAQ / BAN

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today he was "concerned" by allegations of summary killings and other abuses by militias fighting alongside the Iraqi armed forces. UNAMI

30 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / MIDDLE EAST MINORITIES

The UN Security Council held a ministerial meeting in an effort to highlight the situation of persecuted minorities in the Middle East and mobilize the international community to find ways to protect the diversity of Middle Eastern societies. UNIFEED-UNTV

27 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA AMOS

United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator Valarie Amos told the Security Council that the war in Syria is characterized by breath-taking levels of savagery as civilians continue to bear the brunt of the conflict. UNIFEED-UNTV

26 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / LIBYA HUMAN RIGHTS PRESSER

United Nations said today that civilians and human rights defenders in Libya continue to bear the brunt of violence and in some cases harassment continues even after they are forced to leave the country. UNTV CH

25 Mar 2015 | Read More »

 

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