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Disaster prevention, risk reduction, critical to sustainable future: UN deputy chief The world will experience 1.5 medium to large-scale disasters every day through the end of the decade, unless countries ramp up action on prevention and risk reduction, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed said in Bali, Indonesia, on Wednesday.
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UNHCR chief urges support for Bangladesh to save Rohingya lives, build hope Wrapping up a five-day mission to Bangladesh, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees appealed on Wednesday for sustained and predictable support for Rohingya refugeesand their host communities.
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UN rights chief Bachelet holds valuable meeting with Chinas President Xi On day three of her official mission to China, top UN rights officialMichelle Bacheletdescribedhaving avaluable opportunity to highlight rights issues and concerns with President Xi Jinpingand other senior officials, the first such visit by a UN rights ch
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Africa provides a home for hope, despite new challenges: Guterres On Africa Day, the world celebrates the diverse and dynamic continents enormous promise and potential, the UN chief said in an upbeat message to mark the day on Wednesday.
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Time is short for Sudan to resolve political crisis, Mission chief warns Time is short for Sudan to reach a solution to its protracted political crisis, the Special Representative for the country told the Security Council on Tuesday, warning that if the impasse is not urgently overcome, the consequences will be felt beyond nat
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Zimbabwean peacekeeper wins UN genderadvocate award For the first time, a Zimbabwean peacekeeper has been chosen to receive the prestigious 2021MilitaryGenderAdvocate of the Year Award, UN Peacekeeping announced on Tuesday.
UN News Centre | May 24, 2022 7:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Tedros re-elected to lead the World Health Organization The Member States of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday, re-electedTedros Adhanom Ghebreyesusto serve a second five-year term as Director-General of the worlds leading public health agency.
UN News Centre | May 24, 2022 7:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Deputy UN chief praises resilience of Bali students in face of disaster threats In their red school uniforms, with backpacks on their heads to protect from falling debris, More than 200 students and teachers from Tanjong Benoa Elementary School on the Indonesian island of Bali, filed calmly up three flights of stairs to the rooftop o
UN News Centre | May 24, 2022 6:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Dont work for climate wreckers UN chief tells graduates, in push to a renewable energy future Todays college graduates can become the generation to succeed where my generation has failed the UN chief said on Tuesday, urging the class of 2022, not to work for climate wreckers in industries that continue to profit from fossil fuels.
UN News Centre | May 24, 2022 5:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Fallen Chadian Captain wins second-ever UN peacekeeping award for exceptional courage Late Captain Abdelrazakh Hamit Bahar of Chad, was named on Tuesday as the recipient of United Nations Peacekeepings highest award, for exceptional courage, serving in Mali, which will be presented on Thursday at UN Headquarters in New York.
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