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High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, July 6 to 15

During this forum, organized from July 6 to 15 by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), 44 countries will present the measures they are taking to

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Rohingya refugees: dozens of shelters destroyed by floods, (UN)

Heavy monsoon rains in Bangladesh have flooded the Cox’s Bazar camp, home to more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees, destroying some 273 shelters and injuring 11 people, according to the UN

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Eritrea: Human rights situation still alarming, says UN Special Rapporteur

Civil and political freedoms continue to be violated in Eritrea, despite the promises of the peace agreement signed last July with Ethiopia. Incarceration incommunicado, enforced disappearance, encasement of youth, nothing

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Syria: 15 displaced children died due to winter cold

At least 15 children, the vast majority of whom were under the age of one, have died in Syria in recent weeks due to winter cold and lack of care,

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Somalia: Mogadishu terrorist attacks condemned by the UN

Two attacks in the capital of Somalia have killed many civilians and injured many others. A first report reported by the media shows at least 18 dead and 20 wounded.

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Despite the recent UN resolution, Israel announces new construction

The anti-colonization NGO Ir Amim announced that, despite the recent UN resolution calling for an end to colonization in the occupied Palestinian territories, an Israeli planning committee is due to

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Ukraine: UN unveils a disturbing number of violations of human rights by the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) and the police

70% of cases of violations of human rights in Ukraine are committed by the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) and the police. Impunity for violations of human rights undermines efforts to

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Afghanistan: attack on Kabul hotel used by foreigners ends

An attack of high power in Kabul against a welcoming foreign civilian and military took place last night. The truck bomb against the Northgate was claimed by the Taliban. The

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On World Day, UN hails potential of cultural diversity to boost development

Cultural diversity is an outstanding source of exchange, innovation and creativity, and has the enormous potential to accelerate sustainable development, the United Nations cultural agency declared today. In a message

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World Humanitarian Summit-UN (23-24 May)

The world is witnessing the highest level of human suffering since the Second World War. This is why, for the first time in the 70-year history of the United Nations,