News in Brief

News in Brief 5 May 2022

  • 7.7 million people displaced inside Ukraine, warns UN emergency relief chief
  • Collective bargaining in workplace is essential for global recovery: ILO
  • Cameroon women’s activist scoops award for land rights fight
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News in Brief 4 May 2022

  • Ukraine: journalists targeted and in danger, warn top rights experts
  • Soul diva Dionne Warwick joins UNHCR and TikTok, in boost for refugee solidarity
  • WHO warns of worsening obesity ‘epidemic’ in Europe
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News in Brief 3 May 2022

  • Niger needs all our help as bulwark against terrorism, urges UN's Guterres
  • Mariupol steel works convoy: UN humanitarians aid arrivals after harrowing journey
  • UN’s Bachelet hails courage of journalists on World Press Freedom Day
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News in Brief 29 April 2022

  • UN migration agency appeals for $514 million to support Ukraine response
  • Investigations continue into cause of liver failure outbreak in kids
  • Mali Press shutdowns reflect growing regional intolerance: OHCHR
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News in Brief 28 April 2022


  • UN chief in Ukraine: war is ‘evil’ and unacceptable, calls for justice
  • Lula trial in Brazil violated due process, says UN rights panel
  • Africa sees surge in outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases
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News in Brief 27 April 2022

  • Choc shock as 11 countries report salmonella outbreak
  • Girls’ performance in mathematics starting to add up to boys’, says UNESCO
  • Ebola vaccination campaign underway in DR Congo
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News in Brief 26 April 2022

  • Ukraine war: UN chief arrives for talks in Moscow as ‘messenger of peace’
  • Healthcare attacks continue in Ukraine amid growing needs
  • Sand is not an infinite resource, countries’ development is at stake: UNEP
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News in Brief 25 April 2022

  • Ukraine: UN chief pushes for peace, 5.2 million flee country
  • Top rights experts urge US to ease Afghanistan assets freeze
  • UN rights office calls for Singapore stay of execution
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News in Brief 22 April 2022

  • UN’s Bachelet condemns ‘horrors’ against Ukrainian civilians 
  • African nations gear up for boosted malaria vaccine roll-out WHO 
  • Israeli Defence Forces in rights spotlight for ‘unnecessary, indiscriminate’ violence 
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News in Brief 21 April 2022

  • More women needed in disarmament: UN rights chief  
  • Ukraine impacts South Sudan 
  • COVID19: global deaths and infections continue to fall: WHO 
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