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On 30 June, The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) became a partner to a Council of Europe platform designed to track alleged violations of media freedom in member states.
The majority of the world’s most vulnerable communities are in the Tropics, and will be most affected by environmental threats, according to the United Nations, which today marked the International Day of the Tropics.
Education leaders from around the world convened today at the United Nations to discuss ways to advance action on Sustainable Development Goal 4, which aims to "ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning".
To mark the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, the United Nations is calling on all countries to honour their commitments to address the scourge and to ensure that steps to do so are consistent with human rights and promote equality, peace, security and sustainable development.
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.
London march in support of Grenfell Tower survivors passes peacefully despite fears it could be hijacked by violent opportunists.
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.
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.
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.
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.