United Kingdom: UN experts condemn “reprehensible” racism report

GENEVA (19 April 2021) – A group of UN human rights experts today strongly rejected a UK government-backed report into racism and ethnic disparities in the country, saying the review…

EU ‘not fit for purpose’ to reduce poverty in Europe, says UN envoy

The European Union is “not fit for purpose” … bloc’s institutions, said the EU’s “constitutional framework” was driving … to restrain fiscal hawks in EU governments lobbying to attract investment … or 21.1% of the EU population – still experiences poverty, …

NGOs accuse Irak saying that “Êzîdî culture is under threat of extinction and erasure from history”

The agreement of October 9, 2020 between the regional government surrounding the KDP and the Iraqi central government is another basis for the continuation of the genocide of August 3, 2014

Discrimination of Serb minority in Croatia: A case raised at the U.N. in Geneva

At the 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, a case of discrimination based on ethnicity in Croatia was submitted to their delegation. 25 years after the…

UN experts call for urgent action to remedy “alarming” human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir

UN experts call for urgent action to remedy “alarming” human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir

Iraqi Religious Authorities Adopt Interfaith Statement on Victims of ISIL

Iraqi Religious Authorities Adopt Interfaith Statement on Victims of ISIL

UN appoints new ECOSOC President

.@UNECOSOC has a new President: It is H.E. Mr. Munir Akram, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the @UN@PakistanPR_UN#UN75#GlobalGoals#SDGs#2030Agenda 23 July 2020UN Affairs Now is the time to implement…

‘Transfats’ from processed foods may increase ovarian cancer risk

‘Transfats’ from processed foods may increase ovarian cancer risk

Gabon: Decriminalisation of same-sex relations a welcome step for equality, says UN expert

GENEVA (1 July 2020) – A UN human rights expert today welcomed Gabon joining the group of sub-Saharan countries to decriminalise same-sex relations between consenting adults. On 29 June 2020…

Baha’is hosts UN75 Declaration Dialogue series on the future of global governance

by Bahai International Community New York—14 May 2020— The Baha’i International Community, in collaboration with UN2020 and Together First, hosted a three-part online dialogue to exchange ideas on the latest…

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