More countries must “think resilience”, and urgently adopt and improve early warning systems to reduce risks from an increasing number of disasters across the world, a UN disaster forum concluded on Friday.
What were you doing one month ago? Somewhere in a basement in Mariupol, Maksym, a general practitioner and cardiologist, was performing life-saving surgeries with a box cutter instead of a scalpel. “They fired directly at the windows: we saw pieces of human bodies flying out of the window.”
Human Rights Afghanistan is at a crossroads and the de facto authorities, the Taliban, must pursue a path towards stability and freedom for all citizens, especially women, the UN independent expert on human rights there said in the capital, Kabul, on Thursday.
Peace and Security Israelis and Palestinians must push beyond the paradigm of managing the conflict and move towards resolving it, the Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process told the Security Council on Thursday, as he expressed particular concern that dynamics in the occupied West Bank could spiral out of control “at any time”.