21 September 2016
International Day of Peace

International Day of Peace

21 September 2016

On 21 September, the International Day of Peace is observed around the world. The Day’s theme for 2016 is “The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace.”

20 September 2016

Council of Europe: Hungary should improve efforts to stop discrimination against Roma

20 September 2016

National minority representatives report an overall respectful attitude prevailing between the majority and most minority groups in Hungary, according to an opinion published on 19 September by the Council of Europe’s Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities.

19 September 2016
OSCE Programme Office in Astana co-organizes Central Asian Leadership Programme for government officials and young environmental leaders

OSCE Programme Office in Astana co-organizes Central Asian Leadership Programme for government officials and young environmental leaders

19 September 2016

The OSCE-supported seventh annual Central Asian Leadership Programme (CALP) for some 40 young environmental leaders and decision-makers from the state, non-governmental, academic and business sectors of Central Asia and Afghanistan on sustainable development goals and improved co-operation began on 19 September in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

16 September 2016
France: Labour law protesters clash with Paris police

France: Labour law protesters clash with Paris police

16 September 2016

At least 12 people have been injured in clashes between police and protesters opposing a new labour law in the French capital Paris, in the latest outbreak of violence over the controversial changes that critics say take away workers' rights.

15 September 2016

Germany: Mass street brawl broke out between migrants and German locals

15 September 2016

On 15 September, a mass street brawl broke out between a mob of reported migrants and German locals in Germany, said Daily Express.

14 September 2016

As 71st General Assembly opens, new President pledges to ‘turn the wheels’ on implementing 17 Global Goals

14 September 2016

On 13 September, the United Nations General Assembly opened its 71st session, with an emphasis on ensuring that implementation of the new global development goals, adopted by its 193 Member States last year, is well underway.

13 September 2016
Australia seeks to extend terrorism controls to 14-year-olds

Australia seeks to extend terrorism controls to 14-year-olds

13 September 2016

Australia announced plans to strengthen anti-terrorism laws and extend monitoring by authorities to suspects as young as 14 on Sunday, after the country’s fourth terrorism incident in two years, said on 12 September Bloomberg.

12 September 2016

England: Seven-day NHS 'impossible under current funding levels'

12 September 2016

A  seven-day  NHS is "impossible" to achieve with the current funding and staffing levels, the chief executive of NHS Providers says.

09 September 2016
UK immigration minister confirms work to start on £2m Calais wall

UK immigration minister confirms work to start on £2m Calais wall

09 September 2016

Work is about to begin on "a big, new wall" in Calais as the latest attempt to prevent refugees and migrants jumping aboard lorries heading for the Channel port, the UK’s immigration minister Robert Goodwill said on 7 September.

07 September 2016

More than 28 million children 'uprooted' by conflict and face further dangers — UNICEF report

07 September 2016

Millions of children driven from their homes due to violence and conflict or in the hopes of finding a better and safer future face further dangers along the way — including the risk of drowning on sea crossings, malnourishment and dehydration, trafficking, kidnapping, rape and even murder — according to the new report from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).