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Trump's UN Pick: UN Could Benefit from a Fresh Set of Eyes
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Hostage to Injustice

The speech " " that I delivered at the 26th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland on June 17, 2014: I was born in a world of borders, barricades, and demarcation lines. And ... Huffington Post, 22 hours ago

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India Wins Re-Election to UN Human Rights Council

UNITED NATIONS: In a significant victory, India was on Tuesday re-elected to the UN’s main human rights body for the period of 2015-17, receiving the highest number of votes in the Asia-Pacific group.India is currently a member of the 47-nation UN Human ...
 Current News India1 month ago Russia voted out of UN Human Rights Council  Deccan Herald2 months ago Russia experiences defeat in an election in UNHRC  News on Air2 months ago Russia fails to win re-election to U.N. Human Rights Council  Reuters2 months ago

Nikki Haley's test at the UN: Is access to abortion a human right?

If Nikki Haley is confirmed as Donald Trump's ambassador to the United Nations, the strong opponent of abortion rights could be caught up in controversy over whether to define contraception and safe abortions as a human right for women, especially ...
 Miami Herald19 hours ago At her confirmation hearing, Nikki Haley decries U.N.s position on Israel  Los Angeles Times7 hours ago Nikki Haley Re-Affirms U.S. Commitment To Israel In Senate Hearing  Town Hall21 hours ago Will Build American Confidence in United Nations, Says Nikki Haley  News18.com22 hours ago

UN human rights expert welcomes US decision to lift economic sanctions on Sudan

French GENEVA (19 January 2017) The United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights and international sanctions, Idriss Jazairy, welcomed the recent decision of President Barack Obama to lift most sanctions unilaterally imposed by the United ...
 OHCHR.org4 hours ago HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES AND WASTE: UNITED NATIONS RIGHTS EXPERT LAUNCHES FIRST OFFICIAL VISIT TO THE UNITED KINGDOM  United Nations Office at Geneva3 days ago Hazardous substances and waste: UN rights expert launches first official visit to the UK  OHCHR.org2 days ago Toxic waste: UK visit  OHCHR.org2 days ago
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NHRC, UNHCHR to Organize International Conference in February

Doha, January 16 ( QNA ) - Qatar National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR) will organize an international conference in Doha Sheraton Hotel from 20 to 21 February. To be held under the ...
 Qatar News Agency2 days ago
The Guardian Nigeria

End ban on women driving, UN expert tells Saudi

Philip Alston, UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, speaks during a press conference at the United Nations' offices in Riyadh on January 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / FAYEZ NURELDINE Saudi Arabia's government should end the ...
 The Guardian Nigeria36 minutes ago UN expert urges Saudi to end ban on women driving  Digital Journal2 hours ago Allow Women to Drive Cars, UN Expert Tells Saudi Arabia  Outlook India1 hour ago Saudi govt should end ban on women driving: UN expert  Hindustan Times23 minutes ago

Departing U.S. ambassador, U.N. report warn of arms embargo violations by Iran

Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The United States' outgoing ambassador to the United Nations on Wednesday warned the Security Council about what she sees as a critical under-addressed danger lingering in Iran -- the nation's failure to abide by an arms embargo. ...
 UPI13 hours ago The Morning Vertical, January 18, 2017  Radio Free Europe1 day ago

UN chief Guterres makes case for new efforts to build and sustain peace

[United States], Jan. 11 (ANI): Delivering his first formal briefing to the Security Council, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres underlined the need for new, strengthened efforts to build and sustain peace ranging from prevention, conflict ...
 Sify1 week ago Technological and Digital Transformation Should Top the New UN Secretary-General's Agenda  World Policy Institute1 day ago Security Council 'strongest when united,' says Ban Ki-moon as he bids farewell  Sify1 month ago Ban Ki-moon's mixed legacy as UN Secretary-General  Bangladesh Daily Star2 days ago

Afghanistan formally requests UN to remove sanctions against Hezb-e-Islami leaders

[Afghanistan], Dec. 12 (ANI): The Afghan government has formally sent a letter to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to remove the leaders of Hezb-e-Islami from its sanctions list. National Security Council (NSC) spokesman Tawab Ghorzang said that the ...
 Sify1 month ago Afghan Govt. to ask UN to lift sanctions against 'butcher of Kabul' Hekmatyar  Sify2 months ago Hekmatyar to move to Nangarhar till UN sanctions are lifted  Sify1 month ago


19 January 2017 RIYADH / GENEVA (19 January 2017) The Saudi Government's bold and ambitious plans to transform its economy provide a unique opportunity to improve the human rights of women and the poor, according to a United Nations expert. ...
 United Nations Office at Geneva1 hour ago
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