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Biological weapons threat in spotlight

Scientific advances unforeseen in the 1975 international treaty outlawing biological weapons, have made it more important than ever that the global community remains committed to addressing the potential threat they pose.

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Social media giants meet at UN to address online terrorism

The UN Security Council has called for dialogue with major social media companies in order to limit terrorists’ ability to recruit and operate online.

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Dialogue continues on Global Compact for refugees

The international community needs to do much more to agree on practical solutions that will help the world’s 22.5 million refugees, the UN said on Tuesday.

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Human rights under threat in many countries: UN official

Human rights are the foundation of peaceful societies, yet they are under attack in many countries globally, according to the deputy UN human rights chief, Andrew Gilmour.

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Theatre provides persons with disabilities key emotional outlet

Theatre, music, and other creative forms of artistic expression are a big help for persons with disabilities who may struggle to express their inner-most emotions.

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UN Gender Focus: Voice for sexual abuse victims, men and AIDS and an award for women scientists in Nepal

UN advocate to give voice to victims of sexual exploitation and abuse

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Soil preservation essential to ensure our sustainable future: FAO expert

It can take up to 1,000 years to form a single centimetre of soil, which is why “soil preservation is essential for food security and to ensure our sustainable future.”

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Dementia sufferers set to triple by 2050, warns WHO

The number of people who suffer from dementia is set to triple to more than 150 million by 2050, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.

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UN award winner tackles clean energy and cholera in Yemen

A young engineer from Yemen hopes his UN prize-winning project to convert food waste into “green” energy will help reduce the staggering rate of cholera in his country.

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