UN Special Adviser welcomes start of trial against top Rwanda genocide suspect

Opening statements in the case against Félicien Kabuga are set for Thursday and Friday at the UN’s International Residual Mechanism

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Israel-Palestine: ‘Meaningful initiatives’ needed soon, to reverse to reverse current course

Tor Wennesland updated ambassadors on a litany of violations, including “mounting pressure” on Palestinians to leave their homes, and plans

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Russia: Alarm over arrests of military mobilization protesters

Arrests have happened in various parts of the country, OHCHR spokesperson Ravina Shamdasani told journalists in Geneva, during a routine

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‘Dire’ and deteriorating pattern of rights abuse continues in Ukraine

Highlighting a wide range of violations of international human rights and humanitarian law, the report notes multiple cases of “willful

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World ‘must engage’ or risk Afghanistan’s collapse, Security Council hears

Despite some positive developments over the past few months, the Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan said they have been “too

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Referenda in Russian-controlled Ukraine ‘cannot be regarded as legal’: UN political affairs chief

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy also briefed ambassadors, blasting the “sham referenda”, though Russia objected to his participation via videoconference.  Russian

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Increase in German aid for infrastructure reconstruction in Pakistan

In the context of the flood disasters in Pakistan, the German Ministry of Development Affairs (BMZ) has decided to increase

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UN urges investment in clean, sustainable tourism, as numbers bounce back

The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) released encouraging news on Monday, with its latest World Tourism Barometer, which shows that

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DPRK lashes out against international system governed by ‘exclusive Western values’

“The present reality urgently calls for the UN to promote more than ever before cooperation and reconciliation, and unity and

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