UN General Assembly

UN chief says “no time for complacency” in global AIDS fight

There is no time for complacency” in the fight against AIDS, the UN Secretary-General warned in his latest report on halting and reversing the global epidemic.

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Racial profiling an ineffective attempt at justice: rights expert

Although more than 170 countries have ratified a UN treaty against racial discrimination, the problem still persists and has taken on some “very insidious contemporary forms.”

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Slavery last great “unmentionable” that shaped the world: historian

Slavery is the last great “unmentionable” that has profoundly shaped every corner of the world although it happened centuries ago, the Director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture has said.

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Fear of migrants fuelling racial hatred and profiling: UN experts

Governments around the world are being urged to take action to stop the fear and misinformation about minorities and migrants that is inciting racial hatred and profiling.

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“New and alarming patterns” of enforced disappearance emerging: Zeid

The practice of enforced disappearance is not decreasing, it’s “morphing”, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has said.

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UN Gender Special: Women and Girls in Science

International Day for women in science was “best present”: Iraqi princess

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No “Band-Aid” solution to rehabilitating former child soldiers

There is no “Band-Aid” solution to rehabilitating and reintegrating former child soldiers, a Somali activist warned UN Member States on Wednesday.

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Security Council nominates António Guterres as the new UN chief

The former Prime Minister of Portugal António Guterres has been nominated as  the next United Nations Secretary-General…in what was described as an “important show of unity” by the Security Council.

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“Faint” voices of migrants “need to be heard more” in the UN

The “faint” voices of migrants will be heard much more loudly “in UN circles” thanks to the inclusion of the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

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“Moral impact” of migrant issue on Monaco

The migrant and refugee crisis in Europe has had a strong “moral impact’ on the tiny Principality of Monaco according to Minister of State, Serge Telle.

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