Thursday, 18 December 2014

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Conviction Congolese army officer "major boost in fight against impunity"

Conviction Congolese army officer

19 December 2014 – The conviction of 'Colonel 106' is "a major boost in the fight against impunity in the DRC", says UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein. Lieutenant Colonel Bedi Mobuli Engangela was sentenced to life imprisonment for his crimes committed in the eastern Democratic... Read more

WFP Launches Plan To Assist Syrians Affected By Conflict In 2015

WFP Launches Plan To Assist Syrians Affected By Conflict In …

18 December 2014. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) appealed today in Berlin for close to US$1.5 billio... Read more

WFP launches family meal photo competition

WFP launches family meal photo competition

  18 December 2014. Why is sharing a family meal important to you? In today’s rushed world, it... Read more

“Migration is not only inevitable, but also necessary and desirable”

“Migration is not only inevitable, but also necessary and de…

18 December 2014 – On this International Migrants Day, IOM Director-General William Lacy Swing calls fo... Read more

"A crime against learning and innocence"

16 December 2014 – "Less than a week after Malala Yousafzai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, ... Read more

Ukraine stands at a crossroads

Ukraine stands at a crossroads

16 December 2014 – "The breakdown of law and order and the brutal tactics of the armed groups, has for ... Read more

Ban hails climate outcome

Ban hails climate outcome

  14 December 2014 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has hailed the outcome of a United Nat... Read more

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