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.

08 June 2017
A campaign to promote women’s health was held in Kyrgyzstan

A campaign to promote women’s health was held in Kyrgyzstan

08 June 2017

Last weekend, the action "Kyzyl koinok" ("Red dress") took place in Bishkek. The event was organized to commemorate the country’s joining the world movement Go red for women, which is intended to protect the health of women.

07 June 2017
Aid to education falls for the sixth consecutive year

Aid to education falls for the sixth consecutive year

07 June 2017

The amount of aid allocated to education has been falling for six years in a row, shows a new policy paper, Aid to Education is Stagnating and Not Going to Countries Most in Need, published by UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report.

06 June 2017
Russia, Belarus plan to set up common migration space

Russia, Belarus plan to set up common migration space

06 June 2017

Moscow and Minsk have drawn up a plan on setting up a common migration space, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a press conference following his talks with Belarusian top diplomat Vladimir Makei.

05 June 2017
An unprecedented level of violent deaths in Mexico

An unprecedented level of violent deaths in Mexico

05 June 2017

Yesterday, at the Armed Conflict Survey’s launch in London, IISS director general John Chipman said Mexico’s level of bloodshed was all the more surprising because "Mexico is a conflict marked by the absence of artillery, tanks or combat aviation." Virtually all of Mexico’s deaths were caused by small arms.

02 June 2017
Quality youth work key to preventing a "lost generation" in Europe

Quality youth work key to preventing a "lost generation" in Europe

02 June 2017

Young people are a key resource for building a social and just Europe, and providing them with structured support is an important investment Europe has to make for its present and future.

31 May 2017
UN: Climate action 'a necessity and an opportunity

UN: Climate action 'a necessity and an opportunity

31 May 2017

Highlighting the seriousness of the impact of climate change on the planet and its inhabitants, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today called for sustained action to meet the global challenge and to ensure a peaceful and sustainable future for all.