News in Brief 6 March 2023
- Eritrea: human rights situation remains dire, impunity is ‘complete’
- 2,000 shelters destroyed in Cox’s Bazar blaze – IOM
- Peru: UN experts call for end to violence during demonstrations
The Gambia, the smallest country on the African mainland, and one of the least developed countries in the world, has been going through a transition to full democracy since 2017, the end of a two-decade long dictatorship.
UN’s Guterres heads to Iraq for first visit in 6 years
Lack of social protection for children seen all over the world
Sustainable development can save world from ‘destructive spiral’: Türk
Ukraine: devastating year of conflict’s impact on children
Southern Africa cholera spike fears after Cyclone Freddy
Türkiye, Syria earthquake relief update
It’s been a year since Russian forces invaded neighbouring Ukraine, the beginning of a conflict that led to the displacement of more than 14 million Ukrainians, and around 40 per cent of the population in need of humanitarian aid.