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‘No place’ for coups in today’s world, UN chief tells Myanmar military 

On the opening day of a new UN Human Rights Council session on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres reiterated his “full support to the people of Myanmar”, three weeks after the military takeover that has brought thousands out onto the streets in protest. 

“Think critically” to counter violent extremism, youth advised

Emotional vulnerability is making young people prime targets for recruitment by violent extremists.

That’s one of the messages to emerge from a panel on youth and countering violent extremism, at UN Headquarters in early July.

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UN pays tribute to British parliamentarian Jo Cox

Standing up for values and principles that unite us – not divide us – and never succumbing to violent provocations in today’s world is vital so that extremists and perpetrators do not declare victory, the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General emphasized today at a ceremony in tribute to Jo Cox, the United Kingdom Member of Parliament who was killed this past week.

40 million youth in Sahel at risk of radicalization or migration

The Sahel region in Africa risks becoming a hub for mass migration or recruitment by extremist groups without sustained international engagement, the Security Council heard

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