Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

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Published on: 13 Jan, 2021

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Violations against children in conflict ‘alarmingly high’: UN

In its annual Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) report, released on Monday, the UN said at least 19,379 children affected by war in 2020 were ..

Published on: 22 June, 2021

UNITAR/NCD/THE TIME TO ACT IS NOW …

HIGH- LEVEL PANEL CALLS ON IMMEDIATE ACTION ON NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES TO MITIGATE THE IMPACT OF COVID-19

Published on: 26 May, 2021

GUINEA/EBOLA OUTBREAK

Health officials in Guinea are to begin vaccinations to try to contain the region’s first Ebola epidemic since the 2014-2016 outbreak.

Published on: 22 February, 2021

UN ENVIRONMENT REPORT

Environmental degradation is impeding progress towards ending poverty and hunger, reducing inequalities, and promoting sustainable economic growth, work for all, and peaceful and inclusive societies.

Published on: 18 February, 2021

Press Release – World Cancer Day – The Defeat-NCD Partnership

The Defeat-NCD Partnership is a practical response to the widespread call for action on non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Formally launched alongside the UN General Assembly in ..

Published on: 7 February, 2021

World Cancer Day

This World Cancer Day, it is vital we remember our moral responsibility to ensure health practitioners on the frontline of delivering care in low resource ..

Published on: 3 February, 2021

Inequality at its worst

Inequality at its worst: Vaccine doses should go to where they are needed, not only to where they can be afforded   By Hossam Elsharkawi, Regional ..

Published on: 24 January, 2021

Nuclear weapons are finally outlawed; next step is disarmament/By Robert Mardini Director-General, International Committee of the Red Cross

The world’s nine nuclear-armed states have more than 13,000 nuclear bombs, with command-and-control networks vulnerable to human error and cyberattacks. The power of many of ..

Published on: 22 January, 2021

Still a Black Hole: Guantánamo Bay 19 years on Still a Black Hole: Guantánamo Bay 19 years on/ Clive Stafford Smith

The prison comes with a long history, and it has always been about avoiding the rule of law. If you walk into the UK parliament ..

Published on: 11 January, 2021

Peaceful (and not so peaceful) assemblies

Global webinar on 16 December to discuss the latest international standards

Published on: 14 December, 2020