News in Brief

News in Brief 14 December 2018

  • Yemen ceasefire deal: ‘Potential’ now to restore humanitarian lifeline to millions
  • DRC pre-election violence must end, says UN Human Rights chief
  • Nicaraguan NGOs under risk from de-registration ruling – OHCHR
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News in Brief 13 December 2018

  • Positive steps towards peace in Yemen, as Hudaydah ceasefire declared
  • Better care can rescue 30 million babies from death
  • Climate in Poland hostile for human rights defenders
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News in Brief 12 December 2018

  • Iran must ‘carefully consider’ the concerns of Member States in nuclear deal implementation
  • UN pushes for universal health care on International Day
  • Failing to agree climate action would ‘not only be immoral’ but ‘suicidal’ UN Chief tells COP24
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News in Brief 11 December 2018

  • Progress made in UN talks to end Yemen war, Envoy lauds ‘positive and serious spirit’
  • UN launches appeal for 5.6 million Syrians living outside war-torn country
  • Dismay at prison sentences for Myanmar activists
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News in Brief 10 December 2018

  • Global migration pact adopted in Morocco
  • Afghanistan commemorates Human Rights Day
  • World loses ‘an intrepid defender’ of human rights
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News in Brief 7 December 2018

  • Protecting migrants’ lives at sea is a ‘primary concern’, say UN agencies
  • More than half world’s population using the Internet
  • 123 civilians die in Yemen every week: UNHCR
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News in Brief 06 December 2018

  • UN-brokered Yemen peace talks open in Sweden
  • UN envoy hails first step towards resolving Western Sahara future
  • Clean transport solutions presented at UN climate conference
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News in Brief 05 December 2018

  • Climate action vital for good human health, new UN health report finds
  • Syrian civilians must be protected amid ISIL executions and airstrikes: Bachelet
  • UN labor agency reports migrant workers are 164 million in number
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News in Brief 04 December 2018

  • Global aid appeal targets more than 93 million most in need next year
  • Yemen’s warring parties ‘yearning’ for end to conflict: WFP chief
  • War used as ‘selling point’ by people smugglers to ship migrants to Yemen
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News in Brief 03 December 2018

  • Climate change conference begins against backdrop of alarming reports
  • Landmark UN disability report lack of inclusivity   
  • UN South Sudan Mission condemns brutal sexual assaults
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