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Victims of human rights violations in CAR seek justice

Victims of human rights violations and abuses in the Central African Republic (CAR) are calling for “justice to be done”, a senior UN official with the peacekeeping mission in the country (MINUSCA) has said.

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SG portrait “the most special” of my career says South Korean painter

The new portrait of out-going UN chief Ban Ki-moon that was unveiled on Wednesday ranks as “the most special project I have ever worked on” says its renowned artist.

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Scene set for “Rwanda-like” genocide in South Sudan

In South Sudan, the risk of genocide is as real as it was in Rwanda, and the international community should to take action urgently to prevent it.

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“Lack of recognition” in addressing sexual violence against men, boys

There has been a “lack of recognition” in addressing sexual violence against men and boys, according to a gender specialist, speaking at UN Headquarters.

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Poor access to treatment and lack of funds make malaria a threat

Lack of funds and access to “life saving” interventions  continue to make malaria a threat according to a representative from the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s Global Malaria Programme.

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Exhibition showcases how women helped shape the UN

Women are on the receiving end of violence in today’s conflicts and therefore better at prevention and sustaining peace, the Ambassador of Colombia to the UN has said.

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Deep foreboding for Aleppo civilians amid alleged executions

Reports have emerged from Syria’s Aleppo city that dozens of civilians - including women and children - have been executed by pro-government forces as they close in on the last remaining neighbourhoods still held by opposition groups.

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The UN must be ready for change, says incoming Secretary-General

The UN must be ready for change and address the global community’s inability to prevent crises, the incoming Secretary-General told delegates and diplomats after taking the oath of office on Monday.

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All our lives “absolutely dependent” on biodiversity: UNEP chief

Human existence is “absolutely dependent” on healthy biodiversity, from the food we eat, to the viability of the global economy.

That’s the passionate view of Erik Solheim, Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme, UNEP.

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Nearly four billion remain unconnected to the internet

Nearly four billion people are still not connected to the Internet, according to the UN’s International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

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