EU, UN "spotlight initiative" inspires urgency to end violence against women, girls

Original article on ReliefWeb 16 April 2018, Harare - The European Union (EU) and the United…

Regional Information Centre – Latest Articles

Produced by UNRIC Brussels

  • The Heat: A Kitchen (R)evolution

    To celebrate International Women’s Day, the United Nations and the European Commission present: ‘The Heat: A Kitchen (R)evolution’ SYNOPSIS Restaurant kitchens are a pressurized stew of brutal hours, high stress and sleep deprivation. But the familiar macho posturing of celebrity chefs has now reached a tipping point. With an influx of women […]

  • The people of Yemen are in desperate need for help

    High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen. The post The people of Yemen are in desperate need for help appeared first on United Nations Western Europe.

  • Belarus human rights situation deteriorating further, warns UN rights chief

    In comments to the Geneva forum on Thursday, the High Commissioner for Human Rights insisted that curbs on demonstrators had got worse since last August’s poll returned President Alexander Lukashenko to office. Those protests had led to “mass arbitrary arrests and detentions” of largely peaceful demonstrators, along with “hundreds of […]

  • UN chief condemns deadly attacks in Austrian capital Vienna

    According to media reports, gunmen opened fire Monday evening (local time) at multiple locations in central Vienna. One of the victims was killed at the scene of the shootings, while a second died of their injuries. At least fourteen wounded people are in hospitals, some with serious injuries.  I’m following with grave concern the violent The […]

  • US witnessed ‘echoes of the Holocaust’ during breach of the Capitol, says concentration camp survivor 

    Born in Berlin in 1930, she was only three years old when Hitler came to power and the persecution of the Jews in Germany began.  Speaking at a virtual ceremony marking the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust, Dr. Butter said the events that unfolded with the storming of The post US witnessed ‘echoes of […]


United Nations Careers



UN Worldwide Directory