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Updated On: Wednesday, 24 April 2019
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Traditional knowledge at ‘core’ of indigenous heritage, and ‘must be protected’, says UN Forum

Content by: UN News Centre Anne Nuorgam, who is a member of Finland’s Saami Parliament and head of the Saami Council’s Human Rights Unit, described the Forum as an opportunity to share innovations and practices, developed in indigenous communities ...

As fighting in Libya escalates, so does number of children ‘at imminent risk of injury or death’

Content by: UN News Centre General Khalifa Haftar, commander of the Libyan National Army, which controls much of eastern and southern Libya, has waged a two-week military campaign to take Tripoli from fighters loyal to the UN-recognized Government.

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South ...

Content by: UN News Centre Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency

Progress against torture in Afghan detention centres, but Government needs to do more, says UN report

Content by: UN News Centre Based on interviews with more than 600 detainees and published jointly by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) and the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR), their latest report on the treatment of prisoners in 77 ...


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