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  1. ‘Equal rights cannot wait’ on International Day of Women in Multilateralism

    - UN News

    The head of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Wednesday underlined the need to achieve gender equality globally and fight hate speech, particularly that which targets women and girls online. 

  2. Odesa added to UNESCO's World Heritage List amid threats of destruction

    - UN News

    The historic centre of the port city of Odesa, in Ukraine, has been inscribed on the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) World Heritage List, 11 months since the full-scale Russian invasion. 

  3. Biden 2024 Decision Pits the Partys Elites Against Most Democrats

    - Inter Press Service

    SAN FRANCISCO, USA, Jan 24 (IPS) - Denial at the top of the Democratic Party about Joe Biden’s shaky footing for a re-election run in 2024 became more untenable over the weekend. As the New York Times reportedinvestigators “seized more than a half-dozen documents, some of them classified, at President Biden’s residence” in Delaware.

  4. Mali: WHO doctor seized by ‘unidentified assailants’, as UNHCR raises alarm over continuing violence

    - UN News

    The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a statement deploring the abduction of a doctor working for the UN health agency in the town of Menaka, in eastern Mali, by unknown assailants on Monday.

  5. Police overwhelmed, development stalled, as gang violence spirals in Haiti

    - UN News

    Haiti’s protracted political and humanitarian crisis – marked by spiking levels of gang-related violence and a badly struggling national police force – are reversing crucial security and development strides made since the country’s devastating 2010 earthquake, the senior UN representative in Port-au-Prince told the Security Council on Tuesday. 

  6. Top UN body asks what more can be done to stop genocide, atrocity crimes

    - UN News

    Ambassadors, UN officials and experts from the international community have been sharing ways to better prevent genocide, ethnic cleansing, war crimes and crimes against humanity, at a special meeting of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York on Tuesday. 

  7. UN convenes Lake Chad countries, amid growing regional crisis

    - UN News

    Amid worsening security, economic, and humanitarian crises, the third Lake Chad Basin High Level Conference has begun, aimed at addressing a range of long-standing issues and the needs of the population, including some 11 million people, who are in need of assistance.

  8. Ukraine: UN aid reaches Soledar as IAEA boosts safety measures at nuclear sites

    - UN News

    The first UN aid convoy to reach the vicinity of the battered eastern Ukrainian city of Soledar, since the Russian invasion began nearly a year ago, arrived on Friday morning, providing support for more than 800 civilians in need.

  9. Northern Ireland: UK ‘immunity’ legislation could hamper victims’ rights, warns Türk

    - UN News

    The United Kingdom’s plans to offer limited immunity from prosecution to those accused of crimes during Northern Ireland’s “Troubles” have been called into question by UN rights chief Volker Türk. 

  10. The Value of Strong Multilateral Cooperation in a Fractured World

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, Jan 18 (IPS) - The multilateral system, even in the face of heightened geopolitical tension and big power rivalry, remains the uniquely inclusive vehicle for managing mutual interdependencies in ways that enhance national and global welfare. The complex challenges of a global pandemic, climate emergency, inequality and the risk of nuclear conflict cannot be dealt with by one country or one region alone. Coordinated collective action is required.

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