Colombia

Multilingual contest inspires UK student’s fight for gender equality

The opportunity to deliver a speech in French on gender equality to the UN General Assembly has cemented a young British student’s decision to push for more women’s representation in UK politics.

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Colombia: Security Council authorizes UN mission to monitor reintegration of FARC-EP

The Security Council today decided to establish a new United Nations political mission in Colombia that will succeed the current one and will shift from monitoring the disarmament of former combatants to verifying their political, economic and social reintegration.