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The spread of terrorism in Africa, a great threat to human rights and democracy in African countries

Written statement presented by the Human Rights Agency to the 47th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council – May 2021 We are now facing a rapid spread of

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The Covid-19 pandemic has pushed up to 124 million more people into extreme poverty

On World Day this year, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) launched a campaign titled “Victims’ Voices Leads the Way” to highlight untold stories of victims and

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People of African descent continue to suffer from greater poverty

People of African descent twice as likely to die from Covid-19, according to the UN. “People of African descent suffer unacceptable violence, including from the police. They rely on often

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” Building Forward Fairer: Women’s rights to work and at work at the core of the COVID-19 recovery” (ILO study)

In a study titled “Building Forward Fairer: Women’s rights to work and at work at the core of the COVID-19 recovery” the International Labor Organization (ILO) warned that the losses

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UN hopes to provide humanitarian aid to 160 million people in 2021

The United Nations and its partners hope to provide humanitarian assistance to 160 million people this year, according to UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed. The United Nations and its partners

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UN Report: “The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2021”

After a decline that began in 2005, the number of people affected by hunger in the world has been slowly increasing since 2014, a situation which has become even more

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South Sudan: Two-thirds of children in desperate need of support

10 years after South Sudan’s independence, more children in need of urgent humanitarian assistance. The country’s infant mortality rate is among the highest in the world, with 1 in 10 children. 

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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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Ethiopia: famine worsens in Tigray and access to humanitarian aid in question

According to the UN and the World Food Program (WFP), 5.2 million Ethiopians, or 91% of the population of Tigray, are in need of emergency food assistance. Five days after

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Mali: The increase in human rights violations

Inter-communal violence and repeated attacks over the past six months by groups such as the Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimin (JNIM) and the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS),