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  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Middle East

Refugees’ return

UNTIL recently, Pakistan was home to the largest refugee population. For decades, the country won much praise for giving sanctuary to vulnerable people who had to flee their homes. When far wealthier countries showed a callous indifference towards those people seeking safety – tightening border controls while pleading lack of capacity – the example of [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Africa

Should the UN Surrender Over Peacekeeping? [analysis]

Aug 23, 2016 (IRIN/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — The failure of UNMISS in South Sudan is a blow for international peace The bitter criticism heaped on UN peacekeepers in South Sudan this month over their failure to act to protect civilians and humanitarian workers is sadly nothing new. But it is now raising an urgent [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Middle East

Erekat: Israel investigating own war crimes, clearing itself of all wrongdoing

By Dr. Saeb Erekat We did not expect anything less than Israel’s justification of war crimes during its last major military attack on Gaza, by clearing itself of all wrongdoing in an investigation conducted by its own colonial regime. This highlights Israel’s attitude toward bombing civilian areas, United Nations buildings (including shelters), hospitals, and other [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Europe

Unicef, alarmada por violencia en colegios dominicanos con consentimiento de maestros

Unicef, alarmada por violencia en colegios dominicanos con consentimiento de maestros 434 words 15 March 2016 El Espectador ELESPT Spanish © 2016 NoticiasFinancieras. All rights reserved. El Fondo de Naciones Unidas para la Infancia (Unicef) manifestó su preocupación por informaciones publicadas en redes sociales y medios de comunicación de República Dominicana, en las que se ve una [...]

  • Aug 04 / 2016
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Africa

Unicef, Religious Institutions Sign MoU

Aug 03, 2016 (The Ethiopian Herald/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — The partnership between UNICEF and major religious institutions in Ethiopia will alleviate the chronic challenges of women and children in the community The UN specialized agency UNICEF and major religious institutions yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the well-being of children and women in Ethiopia. UNICEF Ethiopia [...]

  • Aug 04 / 2016
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Europe, Middle East

World leaders must step up efforts for refugees and migrants

Headline: World leaders must step up efforts for refugees and migrants Joint public statement: The UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants, this 19th September, has been called to tackle one of the greatest global challenges of our age: to protect and assist millions of people on the move in search of safety and dignity. More [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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North America

UN security council to take first vote on Ban Ki-moon’s replacement

Coy frontrunners face robust challenge from mavericks as secretary general race hots up, with 12 hopefuls proposing dramatic changes for UN The UN security council will conduct a first secret vote on Thursday on who should replace Ban Ki-moon as secretary general, faced with a slate of cautious frontrunners chased by reformist mavericks who would drastically overhaul the [...]

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