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20 Dec 2010 description

Human Rights Council

Sixteenth session

Agenda item 3

Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development


This report details the specific activities of the mandate and the Representative of the Secretary-General on the human rights of internally displaced persons, Walter Kälin, during the reporting period, until the end of his tenure on 31 October 2010.

29 Sep 2010 description
report UN General Assembly


Assemblée générale

Soixante-cinquième session

23e et 24e séances plénières - matin et après-midi

Le Président de l'Assemblée, Joseph Deiss de la Suisse, s'est exprimé aujourd'hui à l'issue du débat général pour lancer un appel à l'adaptation de l'ONU aux réalités actuelles pour qu'elle puisse assumer pleinement son statut de « pièce maitresse du système de gouvernance mondiale ».

Reconnaissant la « réalité incontournable » du G-20, M.

30 Mar 2010 description



Mawazo, 27, lives in a small village near the town of Kamina in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). She gave birth to her first child a year after her marriage, but over the next six years Mawazo miscarried four times. Each miscarriage was preceded by a debilitating high fever, most likely caused by malaria.

Malaria, a preventable, treatable disease, is one of the main causes of mortality and morbidity among pregnant women and young children in DRC.

02 Apr 2009 description

2 APRIL 2009 | BEIJING - Health ministers from countries with the greatest burdens of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) have agreed to a series of actions to accelerate efforts to halt and reverse the global epidemic of the disease.

Global leaders, including WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan and the Co-Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr Bill Gates, were joined by the Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China, Mr Li Keqiang, and ministers and high-level representatives of 27 countries with high burden, at a three-day meeting organized by WHO.

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01 Oct 2008 description

Ten actual or potential conflict situations around the world deteriorated in September 2008 and two improved, according to the new issue of the International Crisis Group's monthly bulletin CrisisWatch, released today.

In DR Congo, a January peace deal between the government and rebel groups in the east lay in tatters after serious clashes throughout the month between General Laurent Nkunda's CNDP rebels and the Congolese army.

01 Apr 2008 description

Eight actual or potential conflict situations around the world deteriorated in March 2008, and four improved, according to the new issue of CrisisWatch released today.

Early results of Zimbabwe's 29 March presidential, parliamentary and municipal elections were strongly disputed, underlining the risk that escalated repression and unrest may follow but also highlighting the possibility of positive change.

20 Dec 2007 description

The countries and contexts highlighted by MSF on this year's list accounted for just 18 minutes of coverage on the three major U.S.

19 Jan 2007 description
report Caritas

Cáritas. 19 de enero de 2007.- El Equipo Directivo de Cáritas Española aprobó en sus reuniones de los pasados días 13 y 20 de diciembre de 2006 un total de 635.098 euros para apoyar diversos proyectos de ayuda humanitaria y de desarrollo en Africa, Asia, América y Europa del Este.

Una de las áreas del mundo prioritarias de estas partidas ha sido la región de los Grandes Lagos de Africa, donde Cáritas Española mantiene una presencia muy activa desde principios de la década de los 90.

10 Apr 2003 description

Commission Continues General Debate on Human Rights of Women

(Reissued as received.)

GENEVA, 10 April (UN Information Service) -- The Commission on Human Rights this morning heard experts on migrants, internally displaced persons and the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery present reports.  It also continued with its general debate on the human rights of women and the gender perspective, including violence against women.

02 Apr 2003 description

Speakers Note National Efforts to Uphold Human Rights, Address Alleged Violations in Specific Countries

(Reissued as received.)

GENEVA, 2 April (UN Information Service) -- The Commission on Human Rights this morning continued its consideration of the question of the violation of human rights and fundamental freedoms in any part of the world, hearing statements from 16 countries and nine non-governmental organizations on national efforts to uphold human rights and alleged violations in certain countries.