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UN remains “fully committed” to Libya, says Mission deputy

A grenade attack on a United Nations convoy in Libya will not shake the organisation’s commitment to the country, a senior UN official there said on Thursday.

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News in Brief 20 April 2017 (AM)

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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News in Brief 22 March 2017 (PM)

UN “gravely concerned” at serious rights violations across Libya

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News in Brief 2 March 2017 (PM)

Seven million Yemenis “don’t know where they will find their next meal”

Around seven million Yeminis “do not know where they will find their next meal,” according to the UN relief chief Stephen O’Brien, speaking on Thursday at the end of a fact-finding mission to the country.

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News in Brief 21 February 2017 (AM) – Geneva

Gaddafi regime trial “fell short of international standards”

The trial of members of the former Libyan government under Muammar Gaddafi was flawed and “a “missed opportunity for justice”, the UN’s human rights chief has said.

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UN and Africa: focus on ICC; Libya and ending FGM

Withdrawing from ICC undermines international justice: UN expert

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2017 “must be a year of decisions” for Libyan national solidarity

2017 “must be a year of decisions”, where political deadlock in Libya is broken in order to restore “basic services” to the people.

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News in Brief 27 January 2017 (PM)

Conference supports women’s peace efforts in Libya

Peace cannot be achieved in Libya without the active participation of women.

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News in Brief 4 January 2017 (PM)

Mosul operation displaces more than 130,000

Nearly 132,000 people have been displaced by the Iraqi military operation to liberate the city of Mosul from the ISIL terrorist group, the United Nations has reported.

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UN and Africa: focus on civilians in Central Africa, Libya and sustainable industrial development

Lord’s Resistance Army continues to cause “unspeakable suffering”

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