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  • Dec 14 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

重大转折!叙政府解放阿勒颇居民欢庆胜利 美专家发警告

【环球网综合报道 记者 赵衍龙】叙利亚北部最大城市阿勒颇近5年来饱受战火摧残,卷入内战的深渊之中,政府军与反抗军在这个重镇持续交战,死伤者不计其数。香港东网12月13日报道称,叙军在俄罗斯支援下,周一重创获美国支持的反抗军,重夺绝大部分地区,并称“正式解放”阿勒颇。有民众上街提早庆祝胜利的同时,亦有人担忧局势而撤夜逃离,为阿勒颇的和平之路蒙上阴霾。 For full article, click here.

  • Dec 07 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

UN Women partners with Indian corporates to tackle violence

  VARIETY UN Women partners with Indian corporates to tackle violence Amrita Nair-Ghaswalla Amrita Nair-Ghaswalla 450 words 7 December 2016 Business Line (The Hindu) BSNLNE English (c) 2016 The Hindu Business Line   Unilever, Citibank, TCS to promote gender-equality at workplace Accelerating efforts towards women’s empowerment, UN Women, the UN organisation dedicated to gender equality and a global [...]

  • Oct 18 / 2016
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Europe

La communauté internationale a la responsabilité de protéger les femmes syriennes

La communauté internationale a la responsabilité de protéger les femmes syriennes 18 OCT. 2016 Alise Mofrej, Bassma Kodmani, Suheir Atassi et Hind Kabawat, quatre femmes du Haut Comité des négociations (HCN) de l’opposition syrienne, font le point et analysent le rôle essentiel des femmes dans le conflit en Syrie. Selon les Nations Unies, plus de 150 enfants ont été tués à Alep [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Middle East

When R2P runs into ISIS

The Responsibility to Protect doctrine, adopted at the United Nations World Summit in 2005, is Canada’s gift to the community of nations. Thanks to the diplomatic overtures of then prime minister Paul Martin and other prominent Liberal politicians, thinkers and diplomats, the UN embraced the notion that the community of nations has an obligation to prevent genocide [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Africa, Middle East, North America

Africa Regional Media Hub | Remarks at the UN General Assembly Interactive Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect

South Sudan – from which the Security Council returned from a trip just this morning – also presents a searing picture WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America — Thank you, Assistant Secretary-General Šimonović, for your leadership on this critical issue. At the United Nations we enshrine R2P in resolutions and give it pride of place [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Honour killing is human rights violation, says Nallakannu

MADURAI,TAMIL NADU Honour killing is human rights violation, said Communist Party of India leader R. Nallakannu here on Saturday. Speaking at a public hearing organised by Evidence, an NGO fighting against honour killing, he said that every human being had the right to live. The government has the responsibility to protect its civilians. Whenever there [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Aug 19 / 2016
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Europe

«Los hombres han de implicarse en la lucha contra la violencia de género»; Portavoz de Igualdad en la Comunidad Valenciana; «Ellos son el problema y la solución», afirma la responsable de Igualdad del Consell; Rosa Peris

Elche «Los hombres han de implicarse en la lucha contra la violencia de género»; Portavoz de Igualdad en la Comunidad Valenciana; «Ellos son el problema y la solución», afirma la responsable de Igualdad del Consell; Rosa Peris a. fajardo 808 words 17 November 2015 Información INFOR Spanish © Información La diputada autonómica del PSOE clama [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Africa

UN chief welcomes S. Sudan’s acceptance of regional forces

August 7, 2016 (JUBA) – The United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon has welcomed South Sudan’s acceptance of a regional protection force to help subdue the ongoing violence in the country. The United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon handshake with the President of the Republic of South Sudan, Salva Kiir at Presidential Palace, J1 in Juba [...]

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