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Belarus: UN rights chief condemns violence against protesters, calls for grievances to be heard The flow of free information is “crucial” in a democratic society, the UN human rights chief said on Wednesday, spotlighting the landlocked eastern European nation of Belarus, “especially in a context of crisis and social unrest”.
Amid COVID-19, UN commitment to peace ‘more urgent than ever’ COVID-19 threatens not only hard-won development and peacebuilding gains, but also “risks exacerbating conflicts or fomenting new ones”, the UN chief reminded the Security Council on Wednesday, during a briefing on the challenges to achieving sustainable peace, while pandemics ravage ...
Lebanon: WFP racing to help vulnerable, prevent food shortages The World Food Programme (WFP) is racing to prevent food shortages in Lebanon as the country continues to reel from the triple shock of the devastating blast in Beirut, economic meltdown and the COVID-19 pandemic.
UN praises resilience and vision of younger generation, marking International Youth Day   Commemorating International Youth Day, top UN officials have called on leaders around the world to “do everything possible” to enable young people to reach their fullest potential.
Real Life Heroes: heading into disaster, in the service of others Growing up in Indonesia in the shadow of an active volcano, Agus Haryono has witnessed the deadly risks of living in a disaster-prone region. This prompted him to join the country’s Search and Rescue Agency, in the hope of saving ...
Pandemic ‘inflicting multiple shocks’ on the young, threatens entire generation Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, more than 70 per cent of students have been shut out of schools, universities and training centres, according to a new report issued on Tuesday by the UN’s labour agency.
USAGov’s Guide for Seniors In honor of Older Americans Month, these tips can help empower you to meet the challenges of getting older and make the most of life.
Protect Yourself and Your Money Every Day Stay safe and informed, know what to do when a purchase or service goes wrong, and how to address it by visiting USA.gov.
Preventing Addiction: Share Your Story During National Prevention Week, May 13-19, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) encourages families to take action today for a healthier tomorrow.
Get Help with Living Expenses Learn about federal government benefit programs for low income earners that can help pay for food, housing, healthcare, and other expenses.

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