News headlines for “Racism”

  1. UN plan calls for real progress towards ending internal displacement crisis

    - UN News

    With record numbers of people uprooted within their homelands due to conflict, disasters, the climate emergency and other tragedies, more must be done to end this crisis, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Friday, launching his Action Agenda on Internal Displacement. 

  2. Lebanon: $3.2 billion plan launched to support local families and refugees

    - UN News

    The Lebanese Government, the United Nations and partners on Monday announced a $3.2 billion appeal for the country to address ongoing impacts from the war in neighbouring Syria and the current economic crisis. 

  3. UN food agency announces further refugee ration cuts, in quest for #ZeroHunger

    - UN News

    The UN World Food Programme, WFP, said on Monday that it will have no choice but to make further food ration cuts soon for refugees.

  4. Amidst escalating needs and soaring hunger, refugees caught in the eye of the perfect storm

    - UN News

    Further food ration cuts are imminent for refugees as humanitarian needs multiply around the world while funding struggles to keep pace, the UN food relief agency warned on Monday, World Refugee Day. 

  5. Guterres visits refugees resettled in NYC, urges world to ‘stand together in solidarity’

    - UN News

    Ahead of World Refugee Day, marked annually on 20 June, UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday visited refugees from Iraq and Afghanistan now living, working and adding to the vibrancy of New York City.  

  6. UN expert urges UK to halt transfer of asylum seekers to Rwanda

    - UN News

    A UN human rights expert on Friday urged the United Kingdom to halt its controversial policy of transferring some asylum seekers to Rwanda and expressed serious concern that the two country’s asylum partnership arrangement violates international law, and risks causing irreparable harm to those seeking international protection.

  7. A record 37 million children displaced worldwide: UNICEF

    - UN News

    Conflict, violence and other crises left a record 36.5 million children displaced from their homes by the end of last year, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) estimates – the highest number recorded since the Second World War, the agency said on Friday. 

  8. More than 100 million now forcibly displaced: UNHCR report

    - UN News

    A staggering 100 million people have now been forced to flee their homes globally, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Thursday, highlighting worldwide food insecurity, the climate crisis, war in Ukraine and other emergencies from Africa to Afghanistan as leading causes.

  9. Hunger in Latin America: whole continent is on the move, warns WFP

    - UN News

    Ever greater numbers of vulnerable people are risking their lives on dangerous migration routes in Latin America, forced to move by the global food security crisis that’s been made worse by spiralling inflation linked to the war in Ukraine, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday.

  10. Myanmar’s multidimensional crises have ‘deepened and expanded dramatically’

    - UN News

    The political crisis unleashed in Myanmar following the 1 February military coup last year, has “opened new frontlines that had long been at peace,” the UN Special Envoy told the General Assembly on Monday, noting that challenges in the country have “both deepened and expanded dramatically.”

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