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Destined to be free – life of a Central African boy

In the Central African Republic, a 17-year old boy escaped the militia that recruited him. ‘Ahmed’ – his name has been changed to protect his identity – sought refuge in a police cell. Since 2013, the country has been...

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Children suffering grievous violations of their rights” – Human Rights chief

Thousands of suspected foreign ISIL fighters and their families who are being held in detention in Syria and Iraq must treated fairly by their captors and taken back by their own countries, the UN High Commissioner fo...

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This Week at the UN in 60 Seconds – 19 April 2019

This week's top news: - UNESCO ready to help rebuild Notre Dame - Peacekeeping chief in Central African Republic - Financing Sustainable Development More at UN News: news.un.org/en/

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Refugees flee Boko Haram

Tens of thousands of Nigerian men women and children have found refuge in Cameroon as they flee Boko Haram attacks in their country. In Goura, North-East Cameroon, the United Nations have provided basic shelter, huma...

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Promoting Sustainable Business

As the World Economic Forum opens in Davos, Switzerland, United Nations Global Compact encourages economic leaders to integrate sustainable development in their business models.

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UNODC Labels High seas criminality ‘a threat to Gulf of Guinea and the world’ – UNODC Chief

Briefing by Mr. Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), on Transnational organized crime at sea as a threat to international peace and security. Under the agenda item:...

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UN Chief on Mercenaries activities in Africa – Security Council meeting (04 February 2019)

Remarks by H.E. António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, on Mercenary activities as a source of insecurity and destabilization in Africa at the 8456th meeting of the Security Council.