Guterres expresses ‘grave concern’ following explosion at large political rally for reform-minded Ethiopian Prime Minister One person has reportedly died, and dozens were injured after an explosion ripped through a large crowd at a rally for the new Prime Minister of Ethiopia on Saturday, which the UN chief described as a matter of “grave concern”. UN News
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New United Nations Human Rights report spotlights the failure of #Venezuela to hold accountable perpetrators of serious #HumanRights violations, including killings, the use of excessive force against demonstrators, arbitrary detentions, ill-treatment and torture. The report also lays bare the grave ... Comments #Intervención de los Cascos azules Ya! No se puede dejar ... call me old fashioned. But when "demonstrators" (whose PR and ... Nicaragua needs immediate attention. Dictator Ortega has killed more than ... United Nations
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There are about 285 million widows globally. Nearly half of them live in poverty.

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UN chief calls for ‘immediate end’ to escalation of fighting in southwestern Syria, as thousands are displaced The UN Secretary-General on Friday expressed his grave concern for thousands of civilians caught up in an escalation of fighting across southwestern Syria, close to the border with Jordan. UN News
Stigmatized, shunned and shamed, International Widows’ Day draws attention to their unique needs The loss of a spouse or partner is often devastating, but for many women it is magnified by a “long-term struggle” for basic needs, human rights and dignity, according to UN Women, in a message to mark International Widows’ Day. UN News
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“Detention of children is punitive, severely hampers their development, and in some cases may amount to torture,” say United Nations Human Rights experts, on the situation in the US.

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Women's rights face global pushback from conservativism, fundamentalism – UN experts warn Women’s rights are under threat from a “backlash” of conservatism and fundamentalism around the world, a United Nation panel warned on Friday. UN News
Japanese law professor elected new judge at the International Court of Justice An international law professor from Japan has been elected to serve with the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, following the resignation of a sitting judge, earlier this month. UN News
US migrant children policy reversal, still ‘fails’ thousands of detained youngsters: UN rights experts The United States government decision to end its border policy of forcibly separating migrant children from their parents, does not help thousands of youngsters already in detention, who should be released and reunited with their families, a group of UN ... UN News
European Commission ready to start negotiations for a new ambitious partnership with 79 countries in Africa, the Caribbean and the... - Press release European Commission Brussels, 22 June 2018 Today, the European Commission received authorisation from the Council to open negotiations for a new partnership agreement with countries in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP). Press releases - RSS
EU Syria Trust Fund adopts largest ever aid package of €165 million for Lebanon to support refugees and local communities European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 June 2018 Today, on World Refugee Day, the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis has approved new projects to support refugees and local communities in Lebanon and Jordan. Press releases - RSS
EU-Morocco partnership: first investments in Morocco under the European External Investment Plan to increase business opportunities, enhancing job creation, private... European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 June 2018 The European Union and Morocco have launched today the EU External Investment Plan (EIP) in the country to pave the way to a better business environment and foster economic development. Press releases - RSS
EU budget: Making the EU fit for its role as strong global actor European Commission - Press release Brussels, 14 June 2018 For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the European Commission is proposing to increase the external action budget to €123 billion, to significantly simplify its structure, and make it much more ... Press releases - RSS
Questions and answers: the EU budget for external action European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 14 June 2018 The European Union is making its budget fit for its role as strong global actor. What did the EU propose today? The European Commission proposes to increase the external action budget ... Press releases - RSS
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