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UN / MIGRANTS HUMAN RIGHTS

The Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, François Crépeau, expressed concern over the situation of Syrian and other refugees, saying that "there is little appetite, especially in the global north, for resettling these people who have fled a bloody civil war." Crépeau also spoke about the situation of the World Cup sites workforce in [...]

24 Oct 2014 | Read More »

IMF/ MIDDLE EAST

The near-term economic outlook for the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan region has weakened, the IMF said in its latest Regional Economic Outlook for the region, which projects growth to decline to 2¼ percent this year and to pick up in 2014 as global conditions improve and oil production recovers. IMF

12 Nov 2013 | Read More »

UNEP / LEAD PAINT LAUNCH

More than 90 years after theLeague of Nationscalled for a ban on lead in paint, and despite the existence of many safe alternatives, young children and pregnant mothers in the developing world are still exposed to high levels of the dangerous toxin through unsafe paints. UNEP / FILE/ARCHIVE

22 Oct 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / NAVI PILLAY

UN human rights chief Navi Pillay has urged Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi to reconsider a decree handing himself sweeping powers, cautioning it clashed with international rights conventions. She also expressed alarm at the current violent unrest in the Tunisian town of Siliana, her spokesman said today. CH UNTV

30 Nov 2012 | Read More »

GA / PLENARY WRAP 1

Israel's Prime Minister said that a red line must be drawn  on Iran's efforts to enrich uranium. UNTV

27 Sep 2012 | Read More »

DOHA / MARZOUKI

Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki told UNTV over the weekend that the situation in Tunisia was “extremely fragile” and that people “were getting impatient.” UNTV

23 Apr 2012 | Read More »

WASHINGTON / TUNISIA ESSEBSI

Tunisia’s Prime Minister Béji Caïd Essebsi shares his views on the country’s transition process, upcoming elections and the challenging road ahead. WORLD BANK

4 Oct 2011 | Read More »

UN / TUNISIA ROME STATUTE WRAP

Tunisia is the 116th state and the first country in North Africa to join the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. At a ceremony at the UN headquarters today, Tunisian Ambassador Ghazi Jomaa said the instrument is an effort to “set the foundation of a democratic state embracing principles of democracy, human rights and [...]

24 Jun 2011 | Read More »

TUNISIA / GUTERRES

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres travelled to an IDP camp on the Tunisian-Libyan border Thursday, telling the displaced frustrated with the living conditions there that the situation in the camp will improve. UNHCR

17 Jun 2011 | Read More »

TUNISIA / LIBYA REFUGEE

Over the past month more than 50,000 people mostly ethnic Berbers across the Tunisia-Libya border at Dehiba. One Libyan refugees said people “are on run in every sense, from famine, poverty, darkness and repression.” UNHCR

16 Jun 2011 | Read More »

 

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