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28 апреля, 20:12

FEATURE: Highlighting ‘positive impact’ of migration key to changing policies, public opinion – UN envoy

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Recognizing that the issue of large movements of refugees and migrants is too vast for any one country to handle on its own, the United Nations convened a meeting of world leaders in September 2016 with the aim of finding durable solutions. At the summit, all 193 Member States came together around one plan, the New York Declaration, expressing their political will to save lives, protect rights and share responsibility on a global scale.

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28 апреля, 19:24

FEATURE: International Jazz Day – a global celebration of creativity and diversity

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Blues, boogie, bebop or ragtime, no matter what it is called, jazz is a language that translates across cultures and continents, bridging gaps and bringing unity.

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28 апреля, 08:00

Korean Peninsula: Conflict prevention 'our collective priority' but onus also on DPRK, says UN chief

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Preventing armed conflict in north-east Asia is the international community's collective priority while the onus is also on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to refrain from further nuclear testing and explore the path of dialogue, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council today.

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28 апреля, 08:00

With two executions of minors looming, UN rights experts urge Iran to halt death penalty

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At least 90 people on death row in Iran are under the age of 18, United Nations human rights experts today said, urging authorities to abide with international law and immediately stop these executions.

28 апреля, 08:00

Western Sahara: UN welcomes withdrawal of Polisario Front from Guerguerat area

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The United Nations today welcomed the withdrawal of all Polisario Front elements from the Guerguerat area, between the berm and the border with Mauritania, as confirmed by observers of the UN Mission on Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara, on 27-28 April.

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28 апреля, 08:00

UN releases $500,000 for fuel purchase to address power outages in Gaza Strip

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The United Nations has approved the allocation of $500,000 for the purchase of emergency fuel to maintain the delivery of essential services at hospitals and other emergency medical facilities in the Gaza Strip of the Occupied Palestinian Territory, following severe power outages.

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28 апреля, 08:00

UN calls for restraint following violence in former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

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The United Nations today called for restraint and calm in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia following violence directed at democratic institutions and elected officials.

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28 апреля, 08:00

Young Syrian refugees don't want pity; respect their rights and empower them – UNICEF Advocate

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Concluding a visit to Syrian refugee camps in Jordan where he met with young people displaced from their homes, an advocate for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) underlined the need to respect their rights and empower them so that they can grow to their full potential.

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28 апреля, 08:00

UN rights office troubled by accelerated executions in US with expiring drug a factor

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The United Nations human rights office today expressed deep concern about the executions of four men in the United States state of Arkansas, which were reportedly done within the span of eight days to make use of an expiring lethal injection drug.

28 апреля, 08:00

Accurate occupational data vital to save lives, says UN labour agency on World Day

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Even though more than 2.3 million fatalities and 300 million accidents resulting in injuries are estimated to occur in workplaces around the globe each year, the actual impact remains largely unknown, the United Nations International Labour Organization has warned, highlighting the need to “vastly” improve national occupational safety and health data (OSH).

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28 апреля, 08:00

Returning from Mali, senior UN relief official spotlights country's complex challenges

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Concluding a three-day mission to Mali, a senior United Nations relief official has underlined the need to keep the humanitarian needs of its people in the international spotlight.

28 апреля, 08:00

UN food agencies urge Governments to step up food action in African countries facing famine

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Unless urgent action is taken to feed people in north-east Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, more than 20 million people will not find enough food to eat, the heads of the United Nations food agencies today warned.