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News in Brief 19 September 2022

  • Multilateral diplomacy in spotlight ahead of UNGA77
  • Afghanistan: UN repeats call for Taliban to allow girls back to high school
  • Top rights expert urges States to provide ‘humane’ reception facilities

UN Catch-Up Dateline Geneva: Afghanistan; Myanmar, South Sudan

In this week’s show, UN Secretary-General António Guterres talks about Afghanistan and other big problems that require international cooperation to fix them; details from UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Myanmar’s continuing spiral of violence, and corruption in South Sudan that’s impacting terribly on the country’s people – although there is a little bit of good news from there too, thanks to a UN mission UNMISS initiative, as we’ll hear.