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“Prevent hepatitis. Act now.”

“Prevent hepatitis. Act now.”

“Prevent hepatitis. Act now,” is the theme of this year’s World Hepatitis Day being promoted by the World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners.  The message urges people to ‘prevent hepatitis’ by: 1) knowing the risks, 2) demanding safe injections, 3) vaccinating children, and 4) getting tested/seeking treatment. Today’s flagship event... Read more

UN Committee against Torture gathers in Geneva

UN Committee against Torture gathers in Geneva

27.7.2015 - This morning the UN Committee against Torture (CAT) gathered in Geneva to hear the measures taken by ... Read more

Ceasefire called for in Libya as clashes in south

Ceasefire called for in Libya as clashes in south

24.7.2015 - Responding to renewed violence across the south, the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) called for ... Read more

Multiple UN breakthroughs in Yemen amidst ongoing conflict

Multiple UN breakthroughs in Yemen amidst ongoing conflict

23.7.2015 The UN has made progress on multiple fronts in Yemen this week as food aid was delivered and efforts to... Read more

This year’s Nelson Mandela International Day remembers, promotes and will now award service

This year’s Nelson Mandela International Day remembers, prom…

18.7.2015 Today the world celebrates Nelson Mandela International Day and remembers his dedication to democracy, ... Read more

Addis Ababa Action Agenda set in historic agreement

Addis Ababa Action Agenda set in historic agreement

16.7.2015 – Countries today reached a historic agreement to generate financing for the new sustainable developmen... Read more

World Youth Skills Day celebrated for the first time

World Youth Skills Day celebrated for the first time

15.7.2015 – The first-ever World Youth Skills Day (WYSD) is celebrated today following the adoption of resolution... Read more

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