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Mondays Daily Brief: Guterres on Bolivia and multilateralism, Syria and Iraqs displaced, forest initiative, the healing arts A recap of Mondays stories in brief: UN chief spotlights multilateralism at peace forum; Bolivian authorities must uphold safety of citizens;newprogrammeto feed Kenyas children; experts concerned for detained in Syria and Iraq; UN forest management projec
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25 years on from landmark conference, millions of women and girls still in danger: UN deputy chief The UN Deputy Secretary-General has called for gender equality, womens empowerment and womens rights to be integrated at the heart of global efforts to achieve a sustainable future for all.
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Multilateralism must weather challenges of today and tomorrow Guterres tells Paris Peace Forum In a speech to the Paris Peace Forum in Paris on Monday, UN Secretary-General Antnio Guterres said that to thrive, multilateralism had to adapt, mindful that conflicts persist, creating suffering and displacement: our world is unsettled.He was speaking as
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From Prince to Picasso, the arts can be just the tonic, new UN health agency study shows From before birth, to the end of life, taking to the dance floor or sketching a still life, can positively affect our health and even prove more cost-effective than conventional medical treatment, the World Health Organisation (WHO) found in a new study p
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New UN forestry project bids to help countries meet climate change commitments More than two dozen countries across Asia, Africa and Latin America are set to benefit from a UN project to help tackle climate change through better forestry management.
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UN chief appeals to Bolivian parties to ensure credible elections as President Evo Morales resigns United Nations Secretary-General Antnio Guterreshas urged all concerned parties in Bolivia to refrain from violence, reduce tension and exercise maximum restraint in the wake of the resignation of President Evo Morales earlier on Sunday.
UN News Centre | Nov 11, 2019 04:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Freed From Jail, Lulas Ready to Fight in Latin America (Bloomberg) -- Brazils former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has pledged to travel around Latin America, offering support for leftist leaders at a moment when the region is engulfed by growing political turmoil.Im finally free and willing to fight, L
Yahoo! News | Nov 9, 2019 8:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Fridays Daily Brief: Syria war update as talks continue, credible evidence Morsi death due to prison conditions, force condemned in Chile protests A recap of Fridays stories in brief: Ongoing upheaval threatens civilians in Syria; Brutal prison conditions may have prompted Morsis death; Rights experts condemn use of force in Chile protests; ICJ will hear claims by Ukraine; 60,000 youth refugeeswho t
UN News Centre | Nov 8, 2019 9:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Top UN court will consider Ukraine allegations against Russia of treaty violations The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has agreed to hear claims by Ukraine related to the conflict in the east of the country, where Government forces have been fighting mostly pro-Russian separatists, for more than five years.
UN News Centre | Nov 8, 2019 9:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Violence can never be the answer: UN rights experts condemn excessive force during Chile protests United Nations human rights experts on Friday condemned the excessive use of force during Chiles ongoing street protests, and in a statement underscored that violence can never be the answer to people's social and political demands.
UN News Centre | Nov 8, 2019 9:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend