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  1. ‘Concerted global push’ for Sudan ceasefire is essential: Guterres

    - UN News

    “The world is forgetting about the people of Sudan” the UN chief warned on Monday​, calling for a boost in humanitarian funding and a global push for peace to end a year of brutal fighting between rival militaries.

  2. Gaza: rights experts condemn AI role in destruction by Israeli military

    - UN News

    As UN chief António Guterres on Monday reiterated his appeal for “maximum restraint” in the Middle East following Iran’s drone and missile attack on Israel, independent human rights experts said that the alleged use of artificial intelligence on targets in Gaza by the Israeli military had taken an “unprecedented toll” on civilians, housing and services.

  3. Sudan catastrophe must not be allowed to continue: UN rights chief Türk

    - UN News

    A full year of conflict in Sudan has already caused immense suffering and death but the situation could easily worsen with the news that the warring parties are arming civilians, UN rights chief Volker Türk said on Monday.

  4. Secondary Education Is a Bottleneck in Brazil

    - Inter Press Service

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Apr 15 (IPS) - Alice went for eight weeks without Portuguese language classes after starting her first year of high school on Feb. 5 in this Brazilian city. Her chemistry teacher taught only two classes and disappeared. But the worst part is the classroom without air conditioning in the heat of more than 35 degrees Celsius some days during the southern hemisphere summer.

  5. ‘Step back from the brink,’ to avert full-scale Middle East conflict, says UN chief

    - UN News

    The people of the Middle East are confronting a real danger of a devastating full-scale conflict, António Guterres said on Sunday, urging “maximum restraint” across a region “on the brink”, hours after Iran launched attack drones and missiles against Israel overnight Saturday.

  6. Guterres condemns Iran’s attack on Israel, calls for immediate end to hostilities

    - UN News

    Strongly condemning the “large-scale attack” launched on Israel by Iran, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged maximum restraint by all parties and warned that “neither the region nor the world can afford another war.”

  7. Guterres welcomes creation of transitional council in Haiti to choose new leaders

    - UN News

    UN Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the establishment of a transitional council in Haiti tasked with choosing new political leadership and setting up elections in the crisis-torn Carribean country.

  8. IPCI 2024: Oslo Commitment Protects Sexual and Reproductive Rights Across All Contexts

    - Inter Press Service

    OSLO, Apr 12 (IPS) - Parliamentarians from 112 countries have adopted the IPCI statement of commitment to protect and promote sexual and reproductive health rights, committing to the principle that Life or Death is a Political Statement.

  9. IPCI 2024: Technology as a Tool to Advance and Threaten Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights

    - Inter Press Service

    OSLO, Apr 12 (IPS) - Technology emerged as a core theme of IPCI Oslo for its relevance in advancing the objectives of the Cairo Programme of Action.

  10. Wave of increased food insecurity hits West and Central Africa

    - UN News

    Almost 55 million people are facing further food and nutrition insecurity in West and Central Africa during the region’s three-month lean season from June through August, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday.

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