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Chief prosecutor reflects on legacy of UN tribunal for former Yugoslavia

Although a UN court has charged more than 160 people for war crimes committed during the Balkan wars, that number is still “very little” considering the thousands of violations that still need to be investigated.

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Horrors of sexual violence against Syrian boys and men revealed

Disturbing details have emerged of a little-known side to the Syrian conflict: sexual violence against boys and men.

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FAO online database aims to protect local livestock diversity

Safeguarding livestock diversity is the objective of the latest version of an online database launched by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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UN-managed fund fights poverty and hunger across Global South

Three leaders in “South-South Cooperation”, together with $33 million in contributions, are helping 15 of the least developed countries in the world move ahead with achieving the 2030

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We want to 'send more' peacekeepers: Bangladesh Adviser

Bangladesh - already one of the largest troop-contributing countries to UN peacekeeping missions around the world - would like to send more troops, despite the increasing dangers they face.

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Legal definition of sexual violence, an imperative for Sudan

With a 16-day global campaign in full swing to end violence against women and girls, transforming the human rights situation in Sudan's turbulent Darfur region, requires clear and distinctive definitions of sexual violence and adultery.

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Land policy conference promotes youth role in ‘The Africa We Want’

Promoting young people’s access to land was among the objectives of a four-day conference held in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, earlier this month.

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Prepare African youth today to be leaders tomorrow: South Sudan official

If Africa’s young people are not supported in becoming the leaders of tomorrow, they will be “detractors” of those in power today.

That’s the opinion of Robert Ladu Luki, Chairperson of the National Land Commission in South Sudan.

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TV actress faces her fears while spotlighting sexual exploitation

Just one of the ways actress Serinda Swan draws attention to the atrocities of sex trafficking is by jumping out of a plane.

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More protection for human rights defenders, is key

An increasing number of threats are being made towards human rights defenders all over the world, with some being murdered, arrested, prosecuted unfairly and in some cases, they “simply disappear”.

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