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1 Report on Post-Election Iraq
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

1 June 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN Special Representative in Iraq, Ján Kubiš, told the Security Council on May 30 that the recent elections in the country were held in a generally calm and stable environment but warned that the “decision by more than half of the voting population not to exercise their democratic r...

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2 ‘Seriously concerned’ by situation in Jammu and Kashmir, UN rights chief urges de-escalation of tensions
( Human Rights )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

4 October 2016 – The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, is seriously concerned about the human rights situation in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir, as well as the rising tensions between India and P...

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3 27/09/2016
( International Court of Justice )
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4 Alarmed by Continuing Syria Crisis, Security Council Affirms Its Support for Special Envoy’s Approach in Moving Political Solution Forward
( UN Security Council Meetings )

Content by: UN News Centre

Expressing grave alarm over the continuing crisis in Syria and its toll of over 250,000 dead and 12 million displaced, the Security Council this afternoon affirmed its support for the approach of Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura in moving forward a political solution to the conflict.

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5 Bahrain: UN rights office concerned at crackdown on human rights and political opposition groups
( Human Rights )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

21 June 2016 – Concerned at the intensification of a crackdown on free expression and association, and the right to a nationality in Bahrain, the United Nations human rights office today urged the Government to ensure those rights are protected ...

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6 Ban Ki-Moon Honours Dag Hammarskjöld On 60th Anniversary Of His Oath To Office Website Section: United Nations
( UN Main Bodies )

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Content by: South-South News

4 October 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - 

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7 Ban Ki-moon Kicks Off Central America Tour in Honduras
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

Pictured above from left to right: Ban Soo-taek, Ban Ki-moon, Juan Orlando Hernandez, and Ana Garcia de Hernandez wave to a South-South News cameraman at the Presidential Palace in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

14 January 2015, Tegucigalpa, Honduras | Brendan Pastor – United Nations Secreta...

Created on 2015-01-15 02:44:00
8 Ban To Attend Nam Summit In Tehran
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

23 August 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will visit Iran at the end of the month to take part in the 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), according to his Spokesperson.

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9 Bronx community college provides learning experience for a diverse array of students
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

25 March 2011, New York, USA | Connor Schratz - Hostos Communi...

Created on 2011-03-25 19:21:00
10 Celebrities And Activists March Together For Womens Rights
( UN Main Bodies )

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Content by: South South News

3 August 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz -  

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11 Chance Ebola Can Be Defeated by End of 2015, World Health Organization Chief Tells Security Council, Urging Sustained Focus to Prevent Future Outbreaks
( UN Security Council Meetings )

Content by: UN News Centre

Ebola could be “soundly defeated” by the end of the year if the intensity of case detection and contact tracing was sustained, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) told the Security Council today, outlining reforms to improve the organization’s performance and crediting unwavering leadership, especially in Liberia, Guinea a...

Created on 2015-08-13 05:00:00
12 Civilians at Risk in Raqqa
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

5 September 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN said that the battle to regain Al-Raqqa and Deir-ez-Zor from ISIL in Syria must not be waged at the expense of the lives of civilians trapped and besieged in these areas.

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13 Combatting Femicide in Mexico
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

9 March 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — The United Nations has called on the Mexican authorities to take urgent action to eradicate femicide, a crime that claims at least 7.5 lives in Mexico every day. During the period 1985-2016, at least 52,210 deaths of women -presumed murders- were recorded in this country alone.

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14 Combatting Forced Marriages
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

2 November 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN human rights office (OHCHR) reports there would be some 950 million girls trapped in forced marriages by 2030 if policies to protect them are not applied.

Created on 2016-11-02 21:21:31
15 Combatting Fundamentalism
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

3 March 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — In a report to the UN Human Rights Council, the UN expert on cultural rights said cultural rights and education are key deterrents to fundamentalism and extremism.

Created on 2017-03-03 17:52:23
16 Committee against Torture considers the initial report of Iraq
( UNOHCHR News )

Content by: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

30 July 2015 The Committee against Torture concluded today its consideration of the initial report of Iraq on its implementation of the provisions of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.

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17 Committee against Torture opens its fifty-fifth session
( UNOHCHR News )

Content by: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

27 July 2015The Committee against Torture this morning opened its fifty-fifth session, hearing a statement by the Chief of the Petitions and Inquiries Section of the Human Rights Treaties Division of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and adopting its agenda for the session.

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18 Committee against Torture publishes findings on Slovakia, Iraq, Switzerland
( UNOHCHR News )

Content by: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

GENEVA (14 August 2015) The UN Committee against Torture has published its findings on the countries it examined during its latest session from 27 July to 14 August: Slovakia, Iraq, and Switzerland.

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19 Committee against Torture to hold fifty-fifth session in Geneva from 27 July to 14 August 2015
( UNOHCHR News )

Content by: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

BACKGROUND RELEASE

23 July 2015

Committee to Consider Reports of Slovakia, Iraq and Switzerland

The Committee against Torture will meet at the Palais Wilson in Geneva from 27 July to 14 August to examine measures adopted by Slovakia, Iraq and Switzerland to prevent and punish acts of torture.

Created on 2015-07-23 11:01:41
20 Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination considers report of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
( UNOHCHR News )

Content by: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

12 August 2015

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination today concluded its consideration of the combined eighth to tenth periodic report of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on its implementation o...

Created on 2015-08-12 17:06:58

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