12 December 2016
Neo-Nazi group National Action banned by UK home secretary

Neo-Nazi group National Action banned by UK home secretary

12 December 2016

A neo-Nazi group that celebrated the murder of the Labour MP Jo Cox is to become the first far-right group to be proscribed as a terrorist organisation by the home secretary.

09 December 2016

Hungarian authorities closed main camp for illegal migrants three weeks before stated period

09 December 2016

The Hungarian authorities closed the camp for illegal migrants in the town of Bicske three weeks before the stated period, BBC reported on 9 December.

08 December 2016
New UN report urges action to end 'unimaginable suffering' for separated families on Korean peninsula

New UN report urges action to end 'unimaginable suffering' for separated families on Korean peninsula

08 December 2016

A new report from the United Nations human rights wing calls attention to more than 60 years of separation between families on the Korean peninsula, and urges action in order to alleviate the suffering of families.

05 December 2016
Decade after global treaty’s adoption, persons with disabilities still at ‘grave disadvantage’ — Ban

Decade after global treaty’s adoption, persons with disabilities still at ‘grave disadvantage’ — Ban

05 December 2016

On 2 December 2016, United Nations  Secretary-General  Ban  Ki-moon  today highlighted the challenges people with disabilities face despite progress made since the adoption of a global treaty to promote their rights a decade ago.

02 December 2016
One in three people suffers malnutrition at global cost of $3.5 trillion a year

One in three people suffers malnutrition at global cost of $3.5 trillion a year

02 December 2016

On 1 December 2016, as an United Nations international meeting on ways to improve diets and ensure sustainable food systems kicked off in Rome, Italy today, participants were told that one in three people on the planet suffers some form of malnutrition, impacting public health and economic development at an estimated cost of $3.5 trillion per year.

01 December 2016
World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day

01 December 2016

Today, we commemorate World AIDS Day—we stand in solidarity with the 78 million people who have become infected with HIV and remember the 35 million who have died from AIDS-related illnesses since the first cases of HIV were reported.

30 November 2016
OSCE promotes community-policing approach in countering violent extremism in Uzbekistan

OSCE promotes community-policing approach in countering violent extremism in Uzbekistan

30 November 2016

On 29 November, a two-day national seminar on community-policing approach to counter violent extremism and radicalization that lead to terrorism (VERLT), organized by the OSCE, began today in Tashkent.

29 November 2016
Central African Republic: Half the population needs humanitarian support, says UN

Central African Republic: Half the population needs humanitarian support, says UN

29 November 2016

On 28 November, with nearly half the population in the Central African Republic (CAR) in need of humanitarian assistance, some $400 million is required over the coming year to shore up relief efforts that will be critical "to save the lives of people who are among the poorest and most forgotten on this planet," a senior United Nations official said today.

28 November 2016
Participants endorse 'Ashgabat Statement' as first-ever UN conference on sustainable transport ends

Participants endorse 'Ashgabat Statement' as first-ever UN conference on sustainable transport ends

28 November 2016

Оn 27 November, the first-ever United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Conference concluded today in the Turkmen capital, with more than 50 countries endorsing the 'Ashgabat Statement on Commitments and Policy Recommendations,' with a view to supporting cleaner, greener transportation — from local transit systems to worldwide multimodal networks.

25 November 2016
Riot in Bulgaria's largest refugee centre

Riot in Bulgaria's largest refugee centre

25 November 2016

Some 1,500 migrants have clashed with police in Bulgaria's largest refugee centre, two days after the facility was sealed off following reports of an alleged infection outbreak, BBC reported on 24 November.