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Third Committee Approves 14 Draft Resolutions on Human Rights Defenders, Migrants, Girl Child amid Contentious Votes over Agreed Language, Additional Costs

In a day filled with voting and contentious debate, the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) today expressed itself on human rights defenders, migrants and the safety of journalists by approving 14 resolutions on those …

Global, Regional Partnerships Must Target Narcotics-Terrorism Nexus to Cement Hard-Won Gains in Afghanistan, General Assembly Delegates Stress

The security and humanitarian situation in Afghanistan remained precarious and required the support of regional and international partners, particularly in addressing the concerning nexus between terrorism and narcotics, the General Assembly heard today as it …

Global Community Cannot Continue Failing Children, Says Secretary-General in Observance Remarks, Stressing ‘This Is Completely Unacceptable’

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks on World Children’s Day, in New York today:

Thank you, Tony [Lake, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Executive Director].

As Secretary‑General, it’s my job to meet with some of …

UN chief stresses 'mutually supportive' nature of Africa's free trade and industrialization

20 November 2017 &#150 Africa’s industrial development and proposed continental free trade would complement each other, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said Monday, marking the UN-proclaimed day for Africa’s industrialization.

&#8220This year’s Africa Industrialization Day

News in Brief 20 November 2017 (AM)

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Tripoli Street in Misrata, Libya. Photo: UNHCR/Helen Caux

WHO calls for release of kidnapped doctor following attack on Libya health facility

An attack on a health facility in Libya and …

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