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Guinea: Justice for 2009 massacre must be at heart of political transition The UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict on Tuesday urged authorities in Guinea to abide by their commitment towards impartial and independent justice, including in relation to a massacre of protesters in the capital, 12 years ago.
UN News Centre | 4 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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DR Congo: Abuse allegations amid Ebola outbreak a sickening betrayal of the people we serve Sexual abuse and exploitation allegedly carried out by World Health Organization (WHO) staff during the UN health agencys response to an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) isa sickening betrayal of the people we serve, Tedros Adh
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COVID-19 caused shocking inequalities: human rights chief Bachelet The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has caused and perpetuated truly shocking inequality that has affected the worlds most vulnerable individuals, UN rights chiefMichelle Bacheletsaid on Tuesday, in a call for greater coronavirus vaccine solidarity and a human ri
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Now is the time to push for political resolution in Syria: UN envoy Following a decade of appalling suffering and losses in Syria, and amid a current period of relative calm, now is the time to push for a political process to end the fighting, UN Special Envoy Geir Pedersen told the Security Council on Tuesday.
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Food waste: a global problem that undermines healthy diets A lack of food, hunger and malnutrition affect every country in the world, the UN said on Tuesday, in an urgent appeal for action to reduce the amount of food thats wasted.
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Guterrescalls for accelerated action on jobs, poverty eradication Almost two years into the COVID-19 crisis, a huge divergence in the recovery is undermining global trust and solidarity,according to a new policy brief on jobs and poverty eradication,outlined byUN chief, Antnio Guterreson Tuesday.
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New global meningitis strategy aims to save 200,000 lives a year More than 200,000 lives could be saved annually if the goals of a new global strategy to defeat meningitis are achieved, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.
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Multilateralism is alive and well: Assembly President wraps up annual debate promising active and inclusive 76th session Amidst the global COVID-19 crisis, the President of the General Assembly closed the UN High-Level session on Monday, crediting sound mitigation measures and high vaccination rates for its success.
UN News Centre | Sep 28, 2021 12:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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DPRK says it will respondwillingly if USabandons hostile policy ThePermanent Representative of the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea to the United Nations,KimSong,said that ifthe United States shows its bold decision to give up its hostile policy,his country is prepared to respond willingly at any time.
UN News Centre | Sep 28, 2021 12:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Niger: Climate change is another pandemic with devastating effects Apart from disastrous economic consequences, the COVID-19 pandemic has also amplified the climate and security crisis in the Sahel, said Nigers Minister of Foreign Affairs during the countrys turn to speak at the UN General Assembly.
UN News Centre | Sep 27, 2021 9:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend