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UNESCO meeting lays groundwork for reviving, protecting Iraq's cultural heritage As details on the destruction of and damage to Iraq's rich and diverse cultural heritage emerge, the United Nations cultural agency has appealed to the international community to help protect and revive the country's archaeological, religious and cult
UN News Centre | 7 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Secretary-General asks Member States to express intention on financing UN plan to tackle cholera in Haiti United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has asked Member States to inform him by 6 March if they intend to make voluntary financial contributions to the implementation of the new UN plan to counter cholera in Haiti, his spokesman said today.
UN News Centre | 8 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
UN envoy and Church leaders in DR Congo condemn attacks against Catholic facilities The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the National Episcopal Conference of Congo, known as CENCO have called for an immediate end to the spate of violent attacks against Catholic facilities in several pa
UN News Centre | 10 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Donors pledge $670 million at UN-backed conference to support aid operations in Lake Chad region Giving voice to people affected by conflict and crises in Africa's Lake Chad Basin, a global United Nations-supported humanitarian conference in Oslo today generated more than $670 million in pledges that will help sustain critical relief operations ove
UN News Centre | 12 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
UN reports more than 300 migrant deaths on Mediterranean crossing in first two months of 2017 An estimated 366 migrants died at sea during their Mediterranean journey to Europe in the first 53 days of 2017, down from 425 of the comparable period of last year, the United Nations migration agency said today.
UN News Centre | 12 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Little Tikes Recalls Thousands Of Toddler Swings More than 540,000 of the company's 2-in-1 Snug n Secure Pink Swing was included in the recall.
Yahoo! News | 13 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
At global UN consultation, health leaders underline need for action on migrant health Against the backdrop of health systems struggling to adapt to the growing needs of migrants around the world, health leaders from over forty countries, meeting at a United Nations consultation underscored the call for international collaboration to improv
UN News Centre | 14 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
UN rights experts urge action to curb 'invisible threat' of toxic air United Nations human rights experts are calling for strong, urgent action by States to ensure that people around the world can enjoy the human right to live in environments free from contamination.
UN News Centre | Feb 24, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Perpetrators of recent terrorist attack in Iraq must be held accountable — UN Security Council Condemning, in the strongest terms, the terrorist attack on 16 February in Iraq's capital, Baghdad, the United Nations Security Council underlined the need to bring the perpetrators, organizers, financiers and sponsors of such reprehensible acts of terr
UN News Centre | Feb 23, 2017 10:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Next gen, 'lightning' fast global communication network on track for 2020 entry — UN agency A working group of the United Nations agency which coordinates telecommunication services throughout the world completed today a cycle of studies on key performance requirements of the next generation mobile networks (5G) for the International Mobile Tele
UN News Centre | Feb 23, 2017 10:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend