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  • One Planet Summit : Investing to avoid a grey future

      13 December 2017. “Those who fail to bet on a green economy will be living in a grey future “, United Nations Secretary-General  António Guterres warned in his speech to the One Planet Summit yesterday in Paris.  Speaking to more than one hundred heads of states and governments, the UN […]

  • The UN Human Rights achievements and challenges before turning 70

    To mark the 69th anniversary since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in 1948, participants attended a conference (12 December 2017) in Brussels that reviewed and assessed progress made in the field of human rights since its adoption and identified the challenges ahead. As the UN launches its year-long campaign […]

  • European women say #MeToo

    Seldom has the butterfly effect metaphor been more apt than when used to describe the #MeToo movement, which started in the United States but has rocked many European countries during the 16 days of activism to fight gender-based violence. The #MeToo campaign pushed violence against women to the top of the agenda in many European countries on […]

  • UN concerned over hostility towards Human Rights

      10 December 2017 - UN Secretary-General António Guterres warns that there is “disturbing hostility” towards human rights in all regions of the world, in a statement marking International Human Rights Day.  At the same time, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, warns that human rights […]

  • Tech Against Terrorism tackles terrorist exploitation of the internet

    At an unusual session on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in September, leaders of one powerful government after another told the leaders of some of the most powerful internet companies to intensify their efforts to take down terrorist propaganda.  With 300 million photos […]

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