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Giant eco-friendly artwork set to inspire world leaders during the UN General Assembly

Giant eco-friendly artwork set to inspire world leaders during the UN...

“World in Progress II is perfectly suited to our time and place. First, it is, in all senses, a big picture.  Both its execution...
UNICEF stresses Afghan girls must not be excluded from school

UNICEF stresses Afghan girls must not be excluded from school

“We are deeply worried”, UNICEF chief Henrietta Fore said in a statement, “that many girls may not be allowed back at this time”. UNICEF welcomes...
WHO calls on world leaders at the UN General Assembly to focus on vaccine equity, pandemic preparedness, and getting the SDGs back on track

WHO calls on world leaders at the UN General Assembly to...

WHO is urging leaders attending the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to guarantee equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines and other...
Africa faces 470 million COVID-19 vaccine shortfall this year 

Africa faces 470 million COVID-19 vaccine shortfall this year 

The international COVAX initiative aimed at guaranteeing global access to the vaccines, recently announced that it was being forced to slash planned deliveries to Africa, by around 150 million doses this year.   The scheme is now expected...
Torture, killings, lawlessness, still blight Burundi’s rights record

Torture, killings, lawlessness, still blight Burundi’s rights record

Despite a pledge by President Evariste Ndayishimiye to address the situation in the country after years of violent repression, crimes including arbitrary detention and...
77 million children have spent 18 months out of class: #ReopenSchools, urges UNICEF 

77 million children have spent 18 months out of class: #ReopenSchools, urges UNICEF 

This Thursday, the UN agency is closing down its social media channels for the next 18 hours to send one message to the world: #ReopenSchools for in-person learning...
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