UN human rights chief lauds Romania for receiving Uzbek refugees

The United Nations human rights chief has praised Romania’s decision to give temporary shelter to more than 430 Uzbek refugees who fled violent unrest in their homeland two months ago.

No improvement in rate of Romanian babies abandoned at birth, UN report finds

Underscoring the importance of new child rights legislation that entered into force this month in Romania, a United Nations-backed report has found that babies are just as likely to be abandoned in the country’s maternity and paediatric hospitals as they were three decades ago.