Monday, 11 December 2017

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UN concerned over hostility towards Human Rights

UN concerned over hostility towards Human Rights

  10 December 2017 - UN Secretary-General António Guterres warns that there is “disturbing hostility” towards human rights in all regions of the world, in a statement marking International Human Rights Day.  At the same time, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, warns that human rights principles, as... Read more

Tech Against Terrorism tackles terrorist exploitation of the internet

Tech Against Terrorism tackles terrorist exploitation of the…

At an unusual session on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in September, leaders of one powerf... Read more

‘Never Again’: why remembering the victims of genocide is important

‘Never Again’: why remembering the victims of genocide is im…

  9 December 2017 – Sixty-nine years ago, the United Nations convention on genocide was adopted, declari... Read more

Ciné-ONU: City of Ghosts

Ciné-ONU: City of Ghosts

7th December 2017 - As Edmund Burke, British philosopher and statesman, once said, “The only thing necessary for th... Read more

Ciné-ONU: JANE

Ciné-ONU: JANE

6 December In 1960 there were an estimated one million chimpanzees living in Africa when Jane Goodall ventured i... Read more

1 in 2 people living with HIV in Europe is diagnosed late

1 in 2 people living with HIV in Europe is diagnosed late

The WHO European Region is the only region worldwide where the number of new HIV infections is rising. With more ... Read more

Bringing peace to Molenbeek

Bringing peace to Molenbeek

For those who only know the Brussels neighbourhood of Molenbeek-Saint Jean from newspaper headlines at the time o... Read more

Human right to social security not yet a reality for many

Human right to social security not yet a reality for many

Social protection plays a key role in achieving sustainable development, promoting social justice and realizing t... Read more

Implementation of #SDGs calls for further mobilization with more concrete actions

Implementation of #SDGs calls for further mobilization with …

Thursday, 23 November 2017 - Stakeholders from all levels of society took part in a one-day inter-ministeria... Read more

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