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28.07.2016

‘We All Have to Do What We Can’ to Prevent Sexual Exploitation and Abuse – Jane Holl Lute

‘We All Have to Do What We Can’ to Prevent Sexual Exploitation and Abuse – Jane Holl Lute

Human Wrongs Watch UNITED NATIONS, 26 July 2016 – The United Nations has a “zero tolerance” policy towards sexual abuse by anyone working under the blue flag. The matter is one of such weight for the Organization that earlier this year, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed Jane Holl… »

22.07.2016

Germany, UN push for new Syria peace talks

Germany, UN push for new Syria peace talks

German Foreign Minister Steinmeier and UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura are attempting to reinvigorate peace talks between warring factions in Syria. A new round of talks could begin as early as August. “The current situation in Syria is anything but satisfactory,” said German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in… »

26.06.2016

Brexit, the Day After – UN Calls for ‘Humane Solution’ for Refugees and Migrants

Brexit, the Day After – UN Calls for ‘Humane Solution’ for Refugees and Migrants

Human Wrongs Watch In Paris on 25 June 2016, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on the countries of Europe as well as the international community at large to work towards a compassionate and humane solution to the problem of refugees and migrants,… »

24.06.2016

Xenophobic Rhetoric, Now Socially and Politically ‘Acceptable’ ?

Xenophobic Rhetoric, Now Socially and Politically ‘Acceptable’ ?

Human Wrongs Watch By Baher Kamal* ROME,23  June 2016 (IPS) – “Xenophobic and racist rhetoric seems not only to be on the rise, but also to be becoming more socially and politically acceptable.” The warning has been heralded by the… »

05.06.2016

World Environment Day – Help Safeguard Species Under Threat

World Environment Day – Help Safeguard Species Under Threat

Human Wrongs Watch 5 June 2016 – Marking World Environment Day, which this year focuses on the illegal trade of wildlife, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is calling on everyone to “go wild for life” and take action to help safeguard… »

16.05.2016

On Int’l Day, ‘Families Still Struggle with Violence, Discrimination and Poverty’

On Int’l Day, ‘Families Still Struggle with Violence, Discrimination and Poverty’

Human Wrongs Watch The rise of violent extremism, the effects of forced displacement, extreme weather events and other challenges are taking a heavy toll on the health and integrity of families in crisis situations, UN … »

02.05.2016

Yemeni Government Suspends Participation in Peace Talks

Yemeni Government Suspends Participation in Peace Talks

Human Wrongs Watch Despite the positive atmosphere of the Yemeni peace talks which prevailed during the past few days, the United Nations envoy for Yemen on 1 May 2016 announced that the Government’s delegation… »

23.04.2016

Developing Countries Take Lead at Climate Change Agreement Signing

Developing Countries Take Lead at Climate Change Agreement Signing

Human Wrongs Watch By Lyndal Rowlands* UNITED NATIONS, 22 April 2016 (IPS) – An unprecedented 175 countries are expected to sign the Paris Climate Change Agreement… »

05.03.2016

The “Triple Peril” Facing Sahel: Environmental Degradation, Poverty and Insecurity

The “Triple Peril” Facing Sahel: Environmental Degradation, Poverty and Insecurity

Human Wrongs Watch With a “triple peril” of environmental degradation, poverty and insecurity facing the Sahel, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on 4 March 2016 said during a visit to Mauritania that improving the situation in the… »

14.02.2016

125 Million People in Need, 60 Million Forced from their Homes, 37 Countries Affected – World Humanitarian Summit

Human Wrongs Watch World leaders must come together in 2016 to renew their commitments to humanity and unite to prevent and end crisis and reduce vulnerability, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on 9 February 2016 said, telling UN Member States that the World… »

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