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  • UN Special Adviser on Responsibility to Protect urges Europe to support strengthening of atrocity prevention measures

    Europe has a key role in ensuring the future of the Responsibility to Protect principle at a time of increased conflict and gaps in leadership, Mr. Ivan Simonovic, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Responsibility to Project said during a visit to Brussels for an annual expert meeting on R2P. "Global trends regarding prevention […]

  • Ciné-ONU: Yasuni Man

    On 21 February 2018, Ciné-ONU screened ‘Yasuni Man’ in order to highlight environmental justice. The documentary leads the viewer into a world unexplored and illustrates a cautionary tale of the far-reaching impact our dependence on fossil fuels can have on wildlife and indigenous people. The film was shown in partnership with […]

  • Half of the world´s languages are dying

    The 7,6 billion people of the world speak nearly 7000 different mother languages. Out of these languages only about one hundred have legal status as an official language of a state. Moreover, only about 5 % of the world’s languages have more than one million native speakers. In light of these figures, the situation of the official languages […]

  • UN Secretary-General appeals to overcome differences and contradictions

    "We need to understand that the peace and security problems we face today are so serious and the level of threat is so high that it is much better to come together than to persist in the level of divisions that we are witnessing today", United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres emphasized in his speech during the opening ceremony of […]

  • “Violence against children is everyone’s business”

      At least 1 out of every 2 of the world's children have experienced violence in their lives, and 18 million girls aged between 15 and 19 have experienced sexual abuse. Today, the Swedish capital Stockholm has brought together High-Level representatives of UN bodies, government ministers from 75 countries, youth delegates, civil society, […]

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