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Robotics provide teen girls with path to personal and professional development

Learning how to build and programme your own robot promotes personal development while also providing a pathway to careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths).

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News in Brief 02 February 2018

  • Migrant’s bodies wash ashore in Libya
  • Kenyan TV stations remain off air despite State directive
  • Maldives urged to respect decision to overturn conviction against former leader
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Untreatable infections due to high antibiotic resistance: WHO

New surveillance data from the World Health Organization (WHO) shows disturbing levels of antibiotic resistance across the 22 countries that are already reporting statistics.

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Holocaust survivor makes human rights his life’s work

From the ghetto in Nazi-occupied Poland to the concentration camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau and Sachsenhausen, American Judge Thomas Buergenthal began life with all odds stacked against him.

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News In Brief 01 February 2018

  • “Human cost” of conflict in South Sudan has reached “epic proportions”: UNHCR chief
  • Repatriating Rohingyas “premature” says UN independent expert on Myanmar
  • Syrian refugee brothers in Lebanon hear for first time after life-changing operation
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News in Brief 31 January 2018

Holocaust commemoration about the past and the future: UN Secretary-General

Although hatred may appear to be on the rise, people everywhere can unite to create a world of peaceful coexistence.

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Giving voice to Yemen’s voiceless: Jamie McGoldrick reflects on two years in charge of the UN’s humanitarian effort

This year’s UN Response Plan for Yemen, describes the war-torn country as “the worst man-made humanitarian crisis” in the world, with more than 22 million people – around three-quarters of the total population – in need of help.

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Anne Frank’s childhood friend says world still hasn’t learned about genocide

A Holocaust survivor and former playmate of one of history’s most tragic figures has a message for the world about genocide: “We haven’t really learned.”

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News in Brief 30 January 2018 – Geneva

  • UNICEF seeks emergency assistance for 48 million children
  • Increased violence in DRC sees surge in refugees
  • Global Campaign for Palestinian Refugees
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News in Brief 29 January 2018

Accessing food in war zones, continuing to “deteriorate”

The ability to find food in the world’s war zones continues to “deteriorate”, meaning that humanitarian efforts are “extremely critical”.

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