General Assembly, by secret ba...

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New York, Oct 17 (IBNS): The General Assembly today elected, by secret ballot, 15 States to serve on the Human Rights Council, the United Nations body responsible for the promotion and protection of all human rights around the globe.

Maltese journalist who reported on Panama Papers killed by car bo...
Valletta, Oct 17 (IBNS): A Maltese investigative journalist who reported on the Panama Papers, has been killed by a car bomb, according to reports.
UN General Assembly elects new members to the Human Rights Counci...
New York, Oct 17(Just Earth News): The General Assembly on Monday elected, by secret ballot, 15 States to serve on the Human Rights Council, the highest intergovernmental body in the United Nations system for matters relating to protection and promotion of human rights worldwide.
Kicking off ‘Africa Week’ at UN, Guterres says women and yout...
New York, Oct 17(Just Earth News): Africa must focus on young people, empower women and girls, and be innovative in leveraging resources and financing for development, Secretary-General António Guterres said Monday as the United Nations kicked off Africa Week.
UN envoy discusses implementation of intra-Palestinian agreement ...


New York, Oct 17(Just Earth News): Meeting the Palestinian Prime Minister on Monday, the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, and discussed the implementation of the intra-Palestinian agreement signed in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on 12 October.
At UN event in Rome, Pope Francis urges action on climate change,...



New York, Oct 16(Just Earth News): Food security for all requires tackling climate change and ending conflicts, His Holiness, Pope Francis, stressed Monday at an official ceremony for World Food Day held at the Rome headquarters of the United Nations agriculture agency.
UN rights experts urge France to provide safe water, sanitation ...
New York, Oct 16(Just Earth News): United Nations human rights experts are urging the Government of France to devise long-term measures to provide access to safe drinking water and sanitation for migrants in Calais and other areas along the northern French coast.
Lift protest ban, protect judiciary and preserve civil society ro...


New York, Oct 16(Just Earth News): Voicing concern over restrictions on protests as well as attacks on judiciary and civil society in the run-up to presidential elections in Kenya, a group of United Nations independent human rights experts called on the Government to honour its obligations and protect the rights of Kenyans.
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