UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

News in Brief 14 January 2019

  • Challenges still abound, 30th years on from landmark child rights treaty
  • The disaster that rocked Haiti nine years ago
  • UN experts plead for life of mentally-ill former police officer
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World ‘not yet on track’ to ensure children a better future: UN rights chief

Some Member States have fallen short of offering a better future to children who continue to die prematurely or fall victim to poverty, trafficking and slavery, UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday.

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UN migration agency launches US$120 million appeal for Rohingya refugees

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States struggling to keep pace with growing demand for higher education

Governments are struggling to keep pace with the growing demand for higher education, a new report by the UN Cultural Agency, UNESCO, has found.

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Cyprus talks enter second day

Talks to decide the future of the Cyprus have entered a second day in Geneva.

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