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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.”
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.
OSCE Programme Office in Astana co-organizes Central Asian Leadership Programme for government officials and young environmental leaders
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.
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.
On 15 September, a mass street brawl broke out between a mob of reported migrants and German locals in Germany, said Daily Express.
As 71st General Assembly opens, new President pledges to ‘turn the wheels’ on implementing 17 Global Goals
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.
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.
A seven-day NHS is "impossible" to achieve with the current funding and staffing levels, the chief executive of NHS Providers says.
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.
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).