Category Archives: Society

Preventive Measures, Accessible Remedies Required to Address Myriad Human Rights Violations, Experts Tell Third Committee During Interactive Dialogues

Experts stressed the need for preventive measures and accessible remedies to mitigate wide‑ranging challenges to human rights, the Sustainable Development Goals and global stability, as the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) held a series …

South Sudan's leaders must pull country back from 'impending abyss,' UN peacekeeping chief

17 October 2017 &#150 Amid worsening security and the dire humanitarian and human rights situation in South Sudan, the head of United Nations peacekeeping operations on Tuesday called on the international community to demand that …

Employment now better than in 2008 thanks to services

Along with the recent interim forecast of 2.1% GDP growth in the OECD area, this builds cautious optimism that the Great Recession is finally over: the 67.6% employment figure tops the previous employment high in …

United Nations, Thomas & Friends™ Announce New Collaboration Promoting Sustainable Development Goals to Children

The United Nations and Mattel, Inc., today announced at MIPJunior in Cannes, France, details of their collaboration to incorporate a number of the Sustainable Development Goals into the storylines of the animated children’s television series …

General Assembly, by Secret Ballot, Elects 15 Member States to Serve Three-Year Terms on Human Rights Council

The General Assembly today elected, by secret ballot, 15 States to serve on the Human Rights Council, the United Nations body responsible for the promotion and protection of all human rights around the globe.

Those elected …

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