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UN Child Rights Committee to review Madagascar and Netherlands
Press briefing notes on Yemen 28 January
One year into coup, Bachelet urges governments and businesses to heed voices of people, intensify pressure on military
End shameful leprosy discrimination in law – UN rights expert
Eight universities launch Jockey Club Sustainable Campus Consumer Programme
National survey reveals quarter of Australians lack knowledge about Holocaust
Sudan’s human rights record to be examined by Universal Periodic Review
Ensuring quality and ethics of research on FGM: new WHO guidance out now
FSO Safer tanker could trigger major oil disaster, study shows
Soil recovery slow after plantings
Oxfam urges UN Security Council to inject new urgency into peace talks to end conflict in Yemen
Haiti’s human rights record to be examined by Universal Periodic Review
South Sudan’s human rights record to be examined by Universal Periodic Review
“Memory, dignity and justice”
International Holocaust Remembrance Day27 January 2022
Switzerland must urgently confront anti-Black racism – UN experts
FAO welcomes $65 million contribution from Asian Development Bank to boost agriculture and food security
WHO establishes Technical Advisory Group on Measurement, Monitoring and Evaluation of UN Decade of Healthy Ageing
Jordan issues record number of work permits to Syrian refugees
“It’s like looking through a window” – giant portal to Antarctic appears in London
Moldova’s human rights record to be examined by Universal Periodic Review
UN expert urges States to ‘save their boys’ caught up in ISIL prison attack: Syria
World-first tourism and research partnership fast-tracking Reef recovery
Uganda’s human rights record to be examined by Universal Periodic Review
Timor-Leste’s human rights record to be examined by Universal Periodic Review
Afghanistan faces an unprecedented humanitarian crisis, Australia must step up
Comment by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Papua New Guinea’s repeal of death penalty
Lithuania’s human rights record to be examined by Universal Periodic Review
UN experts deeply concerned by alleged trafficking of Vietnamese migrant workers to Serbia
Why is Greenpeace talking about taxing super rich?
UNHCR seeks US$59.6 million for 100,000 displaced by violence in Cameroon’s Far North region
Deteriorating conditions putting Eritrean refugees at grave risk in Tigray
Tonga volcanic eruption: what possible impact on agriculture and fisheries?
Zimbabwe’s human rights record to be examined by Universal Periodic Review
Visit of UN Expert on Human Rights in Sudan Adama Dieng postponed
Commitment to Afghanistan Increased
Novak Djokovic drew global attention to Australia’s immigration detention regime. Now we need proper scrutiny of all places
Implementing OPCAT: Protecting human rights of detainees in ACT
Using renewable energy in dentistry
Venezuela’s human rights record to be examined by Universal Periodic Review
Iceland’s human rights record to be examined by Universal Periodic Review
WHO summary of Baseline report for UN Decade of Healthy Ageing is now available in all official UN languages
Supporting human rights of detainees
Syria’s human rights record to be examined by Universal Periodic Review
Climate crisis in focus as Giorgio Parisi joins FAO’s Nobel Laureates Alliance
Togo’s human rights record to be examined by Universal Periodic Review
Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review Working Group to hold fortieth session in Geneva from 24 January
Council extends sympathy and help to Tongan community