26 June 2017
50,000 protesters form 90km human chain to demand closure of aging Belgian nuclear reactors

50,000 protesters form 90km human chain to demand closure of aging Belgian nuclear reactors

26 June 2017

Thousands of protestors have formed a 90-kilometer human chain around the border triangle of Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands to demand the closure of the two reactors at Belgium’s Tihange and Doel nuclear power stations.

22 June 2017
'Day of rage' protests

'Day of rage' protests

22 June 2017

London march in support of Grenfell Tower survivors passes peacefully despite fears it could be hijacked by violent opportunists.

21 June 2017
IAEA Conference Addresses Key Issues and Recent Advances in Radiotherapy

IAEA Conference Addresses Key Issues and Recent Advances in Radiotherapy

21 June 2017

Treating more cancer patients efficiently, effectively and safely — making use of the latest advances in technology — presents both an opportunity and a challenge, and the IAEA can help its Member States to improve quality and access to cancer care services.

20 June 2017
Violence and persecution uprooted record 65.6 million people in 2016, UN agency reports

Violence and persecution uprooted record 65.6 million people in 2016, UN agency reports

20 June 2017

Nearly 66 million people were forcibly displaced from their homes last year, the United Nation refugee agency today reported, stressing the "very high" pace at which conflict and persecution is forcing people to flee their homes.

19 June 2017
More than half of young children deprived of play and early learning activities with their fathers

More than half of young children deprived of play and early learning activities with their fathers

19 June 2017

More than half — or 55 per cent — of children aged between 3 and 4 years-old in 74 countries — approximately 40 million — have fathers who do not play or engage in early learning activities with them, according to a new UNICEF analysis.

16 June 2017
All of us can and must be prepared to speak out to halt abuse of older persons — UN rights expert

All of us can and must be prepared to speak out to halt abuse of older persons — UN rights expert

16 June 2017

Many older persons are at risk of being abused by their own relatives, a United Nations human rights expert has warned, urging greater vigilance and more reporting of suspected cases, especially since many fear on the part of older persons may not speak up for fear of reprisals — or to protect family members from criminal prosecution.

15 June 2017
Political will, financial support needed to bolster new approach to cholera in Haiti

Political will, financial support needed to bolster new approach to cholera in Haiti

15 June 2017

The United Nations deputy chief today called on Member States to fund the Organization’s new strategy to counter cholera in Haiti, stressing that the initiative is facing a critical shortage of resources.

14 June 2017
Argentina: 150,000 disabled citizens deprived of social benefits

Argentina: 150,000 disabled citizens deprived of social benefits

14 June 2017

According to the decision of the Argentine authorities, more than 150,000 people with disabilities were denied their pensions, Telesur reported on July 14.

13 June 2017
Protect children from child labour

Protect children from child labour

13 June 2017

"Children in areas affected by conflict and disasters are among the most vulnerable. No child must be left behind." says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in his statement for World Day Against Child Labour.

09 June 2017
Political advisors discuss building accessible society

Political advisors discuss building accessible society

09 June 2017

Chinese political advisors met on Thursday to discuss how to establish a barrier-free society in China.