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News in Brief 15 September 2022

  • Inflation threatens everyone’s right to development, Human Rights Council hears  
  • Climate change ‘recovery’ fund call 
  • Sri Lanka’s health care system close to collapse, warns UN Population Fund  
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News in Brief 14 September 2022

  • Palestinian opportunities dwindle, while Israeli settlements grow: UNCTAD
  • Syria: Return to larger-scale fighting may beckon, warn rights experts
  • Ukraine’s people need continuing international solidarity: IOM chief
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News in Brief 13 September 2022

  • Climate impacts ‘heading into uncharted territory’, warns UN chief
  • Somalia: Famine expected 'within weeks' unless world acts
  • Rights crisis in Nicaragua is worsening, Human Rights Council hears
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News in Brief 12 September 2022

  • Ukraine’s suffering continues – acting UN rights chief
  • 50 million people live in modern slavery
  • 6.3 million people in Sri Lanka face food insecurity
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News in Brief 9 September 2022

  • UN chief appeals for "massive" help for flooded Pakistan
  • WFP in Pakistan scales up response for flood-hit communities
  • Europe records its hottest summer in history, says WMO
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PODCAST: Time to transform education

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on education are severe and will only be fully understood in the years to come, says Costa Rica’s former education minister,

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News in Brief 8 September 2022

  • UNDP: ‘Back-to-back’ crises halt human development progress
  • IOM: Migration trend in Africa
  • WHO: Meningitis in Africa
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News in Brief 7 September 2022

  • ‘Cascading global crises’ threaten gender equality 
  • Pollution and climate change upsurge the risk of ‘climate penalty’ 
  • Grave human rights violations in China  
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News in Brief 6 September 2022

  • “Unprecedented numbers” of children face the threat of famine in Somalia, warns UNICEF
  • UNHCR rushes aid by air and road following Pakistan floods
  • Air pollution knows no borders, so nations must work together: UN Secretary-General
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News in Brief 2 September 2022

  • Myanmar: OHCHR denounces arrest of former UK ambassador
  • Food prices dip for fifth month in a row in August – FAO
  • Pakistan floods: UNICEF warns many more children may die
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