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Men can help push for more women blue helmets: UN peacekeeping trailblazer

Men can be strong advocates for encouraging more women to serve with their national security forces and at UN operations worldwide.

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News in Brief 27 March 2018

  • Humanitarian chief: Over 1,700 killed in Syria's eastern Ghouta since ceasefire resolution
  • Yemen crisis leaves nearly 2 million children out of school: UNICEF
  • UNHCR urges Ukraine to take action on displaced, asylum seekers
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Orderly migration requires a united 'amalgam of forces'

Countries need to be better prepared for a more mixed and multicultural world, said the chief of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), William Lacey Swing, on Monday

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'Global coalition of conscience' needed for justice: Rev. Jesse Jackson

Racial freedom has been established across the United States but the “next phase” of the struggle involves full and equal access to education, healthcare and development.

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News in Brief 26 March 2018

  • Military escalation in Yemen “not the solution”: UN chief
  • UN “stepping up efforts” for civilians around Syria’s Afrin district
  • UNAMA chief condemns attack at sporting event in Afghanistan which killed at least 15
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Darfur population growth putting a strain on water access

Population growth around the major cities in Darfur is having an impact on access to safe drinking water.

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UN agencies support Sahel in security, governance, development and humanitarian challenges

UN agencies are assisting the Sahel as it faces multiple challenges in security, governance, development and humanitarian needs.

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News in Brief 23 March 2018

  • Syria conflict: UNICEF reports 17 children killed at school in Idlib
  • Artificial intelligence could be “more dangerous than the nuclear threat”: Geneva Director-General
  • WHO looking for leaders to stamp out TB by 2030
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Acute hunger “intensifies” across the globe, say UN agencies

Around 124 million people in 51 countries were affected by acute food insecurity during the course of last year, according to the latest edition of the Global Report on Food Crises

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Podcast Classics: Marlon Brando highlights 'life & death' value of fresh flowing water

It’s World Water Day, and for our Podcast Classics series: Marlon Brando narrates the story of how the UN Technical Assistance Administration brought “pure, sweet, flowing” water to one Bolivian village; and a look back at the 1950s struggle to provide access to clean running water in El Salvador.

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