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18 Jan 2013 description
By Berta Acero RIYADH, 18 January 2013 - The Secretary General of the Cooperation Council for the Arab Gulf States (GCC) has called for strong regional commitment towards development of a disaster risk reduction strategy to strengthen the resilience of nations and individuals to natural hazards....
05 Jul 2011 description
report Human Rights Watch
Bahrain: An Unfolding Human Rights Crisis Detentions, Torture, Killings, Military Trials Since Protests Began (Washington, DC, July 5, 2011) – The Bahrain government, since March 2011, has been carrying out a punitive and vindictive campaign of violent repression against its own citizens, Human...
05 May 2011 description
GENEVA – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on Thursday expressed deep concern about the continued detention of hundreds of activists in Bahrain, the prosecution of scores of medical professionals, and the sentencing to death of four protestors after a closed-door military...
01 May 2011 description
New York — In light of developments in the region, UNDP is deferring its upcoming five-year programmes for Yemen, Bahrain and Syria pending further review. The decision was taken by UNDP to ensure that new programmes address the evolving development needs of the people in each country. The...