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22.11.2015

Northern Ireland still faces urgent challenges nearly 20 years after Peace Accord – UN Expert

Northern Ireland still faces urgent challenges nearly 20 years after Peace Accord – UN Expert

20 November 2015 – While much has been achieved in Northern Ireland in the nearly 20 years since a peace accord ended decades of fighting between British forces and the Irish Republican Army (IRA) and the different communities, urgent issues persist, according to a United Nations expert on transitional justice. »

24.10.2015

U.N. Rights Commissioner blasts harsh treatment of refugees

U.N. Rights Commissioner blasts harsh treatment of refugees

By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS, Oct 22 2015 (IPS) – As the flow of migrants continues to rise – from war-ravaged countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa to Europe – so do the horror stories of the harsh treatment meted… »

16.06.2015

The greatest factory of shame is the blanket denial of human rights

The greatest factory of shame is the blanket denial of human rights

A Statement by Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights at the Human Rights Council 29th Session  WORLD: ‘The greatest factory of shame is the blanket denial of human rights’ Mr. President, Excellencies, Colleagues, Seventy years after the founding of the United Nations, what can we… »

09.05.2015

Latin America’s Social Policies Have Given Women a Boost

Latin America’s Social Policies Have Given Women a Boost

By Fabiana Frayssinet. BUENOS AIRES, May 8 2015 (IPS) – Although they do not specifically target women, social policies like family allowances and pensions have improved the lives of women in Latin America, the region that has made the biggest strides… »

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