Tag Archives: ICRC

Boko Haram Still Threatens Civilians in Lake Chad Basin, Officials Warns Security Council, Urging United Front to Repair Material, Social Damage

Despite the gains made against Boko Haram by countries in the Lake Chad Basin region, the extremist group remained a threat, carrying out asymmetric attacks against civilians, senior United Nations officials told the Security Council …

Situation in Syria Still ‘Catastrophic’ as Efforts to Evacuate Aleppo’s Eastern Districts End, United Nations Humanitarian Official Tells Security Council

New Zealand Blames ‘War-fighting Aims’, Vetoes for Indifference to Human Suffering

Despite the conclusion of efforts to evacuate the eastern districts of Aleppo, the situation in Syria remained catastrophic, a senior United Nations humanitarian official …

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 Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

**Syria

I have an update on Syria:  Evacuations carried out by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) …

Presenting Country Reports to Third Committee, Experts Propose Changes to Unjust, Inhumane Practices, as Delegates Question Findings

Non-compliance on the part of States had hindered the ability of human rights rapporteurs to investigate violations in countries under their purview, the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) heard today during its first day …

Growing Intolerance against Migrants, Minorities Challenges Basic Global Values, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Tells Third Committee

Growing unilateralism — often fuelled by intolerance towards migrants as well as racial and ethnic minorities — impeded the realization of human rights, the senior-most United Nations human rights official told the Third Committee (Social, …

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