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UN top court rules in favour of Qatar in international airspace dispute The UN's top court has ruled in favour of Qatar over an airspace dispute involving four other Middle Eastern countries.
UN News Centre | 5 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Turn the tide across a turbulent world, UN chief urges key development forum Concrete, bold and implementable solutions are needed to turn the tide on the many challenges the world is facing, including the COVID-19 pandemic, Secretary-General Antnio Guterres said on Tuesday, on the biggest day so far for the UNs key international
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Women Rise for All to shape leadership in pandemic response and recovery Although the COVID-19 pandemic has generated an unprecedented global health, humanitarian and development crisis, it has also revealed the power of womens leadership, according to the UN Deputy Secretary-General.
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In Yemen, thousands of Ethiopian migrants stranded, COVID-19 likely widespread Tens of thousands of Ethiopian migrants have been stranded in war-ravaged Yemen where they continue to be subjected to arbitrary detention and exposure to COVID-19 infection, forcible relocation and abuse, UN humanitarians said on Tuesday.
UN News Centre | 9 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Cities and local government must focus on well-being of people in developing countries While the scale and severity of the COVID-19 pandemic is being felt in developing and developed countries alike, the President of the UN General Assembly maintained on Monday that the response must focus on the two-thirds of the worlds population at risk
UN News Centre | Jul 13, 2020 9:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UN condemns deadly attack against peacekeepers in Central African Republic A UN peacekeeper from Rwanda was killed and two others were wounded in a deadly attack in the Central African Republic on Monday.
UN News Centre | Jul 13, 2020 8:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Dont make schools a political football: senior WHO official calls for data-based COVID-19 strategies A senior World Health Organization (WHO) official on Monday, called for the question of school reopenings to be included as part of comprehensive, data-driven COVID-19 public health strategies, and not a politically-driven decision-making process.
UN News Centre | Jul 13, 2020 7:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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COVID-19: UN and partners work to ensure learning never stops for young refugees Global advocates for refugees are pushing to ensure the COVID-19 pandemic does not derail efforts for displaced children and young people to continue learning and eventually return to a real classroom.
UN News Centre | Jul 13, 2020 7:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UN report sends sobering message of deeply entrenched hunger globally In much of the world, hunger remains deeply entrenched and is rising, the UN chief said on Monday, launching this years major UN food security update, highlighting that over the past five years, tens of millions of people have joined the ranks of the chro
UN News Centre | Jul 13, 2020 6:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Women and girls deserve more protection in emergencies, UN rights council hears The collective impact of climate change, COVID-19 and conflict mean that well over 200 million people will likely need humanitarian assistance by 2022, the UNs deputy rights chief said on Monday.
UN News Centre | Jul 13, 2020 1:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend