Daily Archives: February 27, 2017

Written question – EU's responsibility to meet its commitments on humanitarian action in Sahrawi camps – E-000885/2017

In the face of the ongoing crisis in Sahrawi refugee camps, 2016 saw an unprecedented withdrawal of EU aid, leading to a significant gap in basic humanitarian needs in the five camps that host thousands …

WFP “extremely concerned” about humanitarian situation in western Mosul

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Displaced families from east Mosul shelter at the nearby Hasansham U3 camp, while Iraqi Government Forces begin operations to retake control of the west of the city. Photo: UNHCR/Caroline Gluck

Secretary-General Re-appoints Lynn St. Amour of United States Chair of Internet Governance Forum’s Multistakeholder Advisory Group

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has re-appointed Lynn St. Amour of the United States Chair of the Internet Governance Forum’s (IGF) Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG).

The MAG advises the Secretary-General on the programme of Internet …

Secretary-General Urges Human Rights Council to Be Pivotal Part of ‘Cure’ in Addressing Growing Racism, Xenophobia Frenzy

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Human Rights Council, in Geneva today:

It is a profound honour to address the Human Rights Council.  For 10 years, you may have known me as …

Families report skyrocketing food prices, dire conditions in western Mosul – UN agency

27 February 2017 &#150 The United Nations food relief agency today said it is extremely concerned about the humanitarian situation facing more than 750,000 people living in dire conditions in the western sections of Iraq’s …