HIV: 17 million worldwide now accessing life-saving medicines

There has been an “extraordinary scale-up” in the number of people living with HIV who are now accessing life-saving medicines, according to a new UN report.

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Indigenous Navigator: A tool to “revert injustice”

Indigenous people in six countries are piloting a tool to document violations of their rights.

The Indigenous Navigator, which is available online, will be used to gather data which can then be presented to governments and international bodies.

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In phone call, Ban and Kenyan President discuss government's decision to close refugee camps

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke today by telephone with President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya following the Kenyan Government's recent decision to close the Dadaab refugee camps, expressing deep appreciation for the country's decades of generosity to asylum seekers.

Suicide rates among indigenous youth are “just unacceptable”

Suicide rates for indigenous youth that are sometimes more than ten times the national average are “just unacceptable”.

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UN and Africa: focus on reconciliation in South Sudan, migrants in Angola and refugee camps in Kenya

Traditional Leaders urged to promote peace and reconciliation in South Sudan

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Alarm at Kenya proposal to close refugee camps

The announcement by the Kenyan government that it’s to close refugee camps is profoundly concerning and needs to be reconsidered, the UN said Monday.

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Stopping ivory trade is vital to sustainable development in Kenya

Protecting elephants and combatting the ivory trade is vital to sustainable development in Kenya.

That’s according to Helen Clark, the Administrator of the UN Development Programme, (UNDP).

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UN and Africa: focus on VIP protection in Liberia, sub-Saharan Africa and illegal ivory trade

VIP protection passed from UN to Liberian government

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