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UN Gender Focus: Syrian women, workplace sexual abuse and agricultural workers

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Henia Dakkak. Photo: UN News/Matthew Wells

“Invisible” impact of Syrian civil war destroying family life: UNFPA

The dignity and hopes of Syrian women and girls are disintegrating after six years …

Counterterrorism: Remarks at the Ministerial Plenary for the Global Coalition Working to Defeat ISIS

SECRETARY TILLERSON: Good morning, and thank you all for traveling to Washington, D.C. to participate in this counter-ISIS/Daesh ministerial conference. It is indeed encouraging to see the attendance. When the forces of ISIS and Daesh …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

Good afternoon, everyone.

**Racial Discrimination

The Secretary-General spoke at the General Assembly’s meeting this morning commemorating …

News in Brief 21 March 2017 (PM)

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Hervé Ladsous (left), outgoing Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, during his visit to South Sudan with his successor, Jean-Pierre Lacroix (right). UN Photo/Isaac Billy

“Political solution” is only solution to South

Security Council Authorizes Year-Long Mandate Extension for United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, Adopting Resolution 2344 (2017)

Expressing serious concern over the potential growth of Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) — also known as Da’esh — the presence of anti-personnel mines and other explosive remnants of war, and the …

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