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On International Day, UN chief spotlights indigenous peoples’ resilience in face of COVID-19 pandemic

Inclusion and participation of the world’s 476 million indigenous peoples must be ensured in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic and on the road ahead…

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U.N. hails ‘historic’ milestone in global drive to end child labour

The United Nations’ labour agency hailed a “historic” milestone on Tuesday in the drive to end child labour after a global treaty to protect children…

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U.N. chief warns world facing ‘generational catastrophe’ on education

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Tuesday that the world faces a “generational catastrophe” because of school closures amid the coronavirus pandemic and said that…

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No end in sight to COVID crisis, and its impact will last for ‘decades to come’

Expressing “appreciation for WHO and partners’ COVID-19 pandemic response efforts”, the emergency committee convened by the UN health agency’s chief, made it clear that there…

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U.N. agency to pay hotel stays to stem domestic violence in Mexico

The United Nation’s Children’s Fund will fund hotel rooms for Mexican women and kids threatened by domestic violence beginning in September, a representative of the…

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UN-African Union mission condemns recent spate of deadly attacks in Darfur

The joint UN-African Union Mission in Darfur, UNAMID, is calling for the Sudanese Government to arrest those responsible for the recent spike in violent attacks…

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Global cooperation key to eradicating deadly pig virus: UN agency

A disease that may kill every pig it infects and for which there is no effective vaccine, can be eradicated if more countries continue to…

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U.N. chief to world leaders: ‘Inequality starts at the top’

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday accused world powers of ignoring inequality in global institutions, but said the coronavirus pandemic has created a “generational opportunity”…

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World’s poorest being pushed ‘closer to the abyss’ of famine, warns WFP chief

Hunger threatens to soar to devastating levels in 25 countries in the coming months due to the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the World…

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Independent rights expert says emerging technologies entrenching racism, discrimination

An independent UN human rights expert is calling for greater scrutiny of emerging digital technologies which she said are being used to uphold racial inequality,…

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