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OHCHR / ANTI-DISCRIMINATION DAY

On the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights attributed the rise of hate speech and violence attacks motivated by race or ethnicity to flawed leadership. OHCHR

21 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / ŠIMONOVIC

United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Ivan Šimonovic, announced today the immediate deployment of a UN monitoring team in Ukraine with the mandate to monitor and report on alleged human rights violations in entire country, including in Crimea.

14 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / SOUTH SUDAN UPDATE

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed today his deep concern about the current situation in South Sudan, adding in that the UN Mission (UNMISS) in the African country has received reports of many people being killed and injured. Around 20,000 civilians have taken refuge in two Mission compounds in Juba. UNTV

18 Dec 2013 | Read More »

UN / KOSOVO

The head of the UN mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) said that it was "crucial" that the upcoming elections succeed in "delivering viable local authority" adding that full participation was encouraged, particularly in the northern municipalities, where local authority has "long lingered in dispute and controversy." UNTV  

29 Aug 2013 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / ABYEI VIOLENCE

The government of South Sudan strongly condemned the killing of paramount chief and an Ethiopian Peacekeeper in Abyei region on Saturday (May 4th 2013). UNMISS

6 May 2013 | Read More »

BANGLADESH / ROHINGYA REFUGEES

Three generations on, Rohingya refugees from Myanmar living in Kutupalong camp in Bangladesh still require food assistance to get by. They have little chance to earn money as working outside the camp is not allowed. UNHCR

11 Apr 2013 | Read More »

 

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