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23 Nov 2018 description
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We still do not know the true extent of violence against women, as the fear of reprisals, impact of not being believed, and the stigma borne by the survivor—not the perpetrator—have silenced the voices of millions of survivors of violence and masked the true extent of women’s continued horrific experiences.

20 Nov 2018 description
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New UNESCO report shows insufficient progress on including migrants and refugees in national education systems

Migrant and refugee children in the world today could fill half a million classrooms

11 Sep 2018 description
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Global hunger continues to rise, new UN report says

821 million people now hungry and over 150 million children stunted, putting hunger eradication goal at risk

05 Sep 2018 description
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Overview

This guidance updates and replaces the “Pandemic Influenza Risk Management: WHO Interim Guidance” published in 2013, which was a revision of the “Pandemic Influenza Preparedness and Response: a WHO Guidance Document” published in 2009.

The main updates from the 2013 interim guidance are:

  • Alignment with other relevant United Nations policies for crisis and emergency management, and

09 Jul 2018 description
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The strategic plan reaffirms the relevance of the current strategic direction of UNFPA, the goal of which is universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, focusing on women, adolescents and youth. In accordance with the strategic direction of UNFPA and in line with General Assembly resolution 70/1 on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the strategic plan will seek to ensure that no one will be left behind and that the furthest behind will be reached first.

19 Jun 2018 description
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Summary

The present report has been prepared pursuant to General Assembly resolution 46/182, in which the Assembly requested the Secretary-General to report annually to the Assembly and the Economic and Social Council on the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance. The report is also submitted in response to Assembly resolution 72/133 and Economic and Social Council resolution 2017/14. The period covered by the report is 1 January to 31 December 2017.

12 Jun 2018 description
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Human Rights Council
Thirty-eighth session
8 June–6 July 2018
Agenda item 3

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

Note by the Secretariat

01 Jun 2018 description
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Human Rights Council
Thirty-eighth session
18 June–6 July 2018
Agenda item 3

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

I. Introduction

01 Jun 2018 description
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Human Rights Council
Thirty-eighth session
18 June–6 July 2018
Agenda items 2 and 3
Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General

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

22 May 2018 description
report UN Security Council
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I. Introduction

  1. The present report is submitted pursuant to the request contained in the statement by the President of the Security Council of 25 November 2015 (S/PRST/2015/23). It also responds to the Council’s request, in its resolution 2286 (2016), for reporting on the protection of medical care in armed conflict.

04 May 2018 description
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The 2018 World Press Freedom Index, compiled by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), reflects growing animosity towards journalists. Hostility towards the media, openly encouraged by political leaders, and the efforts of authoritarian regimes to export their vision of journalism pose a threat to democracies.

25 Apr 2018 description
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Dear Reader,

We are pleased to present this brief report on the commitments that we undertook during the 9th European Regional Conference in Florence, Italy in June 2014.
When we signed up to the Florence Call for Action, we committed to bring novel ideas and new approaches to the main areas of our work. The document summarized our response to the humanitarian needs of that time, such as the social impact of the economic crisis and the increasing level of migration.

19 Mar 2018 description
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الملخص التنفيذي - Arabic version
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The 2018 edition of the World Water Development Report (WWDR 2018) seeks to inform policy and decision-makers, inside and outside the water community, about the potential of nature-based solutions (NBS) to address contemporary water management challenges across all sectors, and particularly regarding water for agriculture, sustainable cities, disaster risk reduction and water quality.

07 Mar 2018 description
report UN Women
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Rural and urban activists take centre stage as Monica Ramirez, Reese Witherspoon, Danai Gurira join the event at the United Nations

Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Media contacts:

Sharon Grobeisen,
Ph: +1 646-781-4753;
Email: sharon.grobeisen[at]unwomen.org

Maria Sanchez,
Ph: +1 646-781-4507,
Email: maria.sanchez[at]unwomen.org

Zina Alam,
Ph: +1 646-781-4783;
Email: zina.alam[at]unwomen.org

05 Mar 2018 description
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Statement by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Women for International Women’s Day

This year’s theme captures the vibrant life of the women activists whose passion and commitment have won women’s rights over the generations, and successfully brought change. We celebrate an unprecedented global movement for women’s rights, equality, safety and justice, recognizing the tireless work of activists who have been central to this global push for gender equality.

06 Feb 2018 description
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  • World's fist comprehensive evidence-based assessment report on land degradation will be launched in March 2018
  • Best-available evidence for decision makers to make informed decisions to halt & reverse land degradation
  • Prepared by more than 100 leading international experts from 45 countries over 3 years
  • Draws on more than 3,000 scientific papers, Government reports, indigenous and local knowledge & other sources
  • Improved by over 7,300 comments from more than 200 external reviewers, including Governments