Statement by President von der Leyen at the “Grain from Ukraine”

“Check against delivery” Thank you, dear Volodymyr, for convening us on this very important day. This meeting falls on the Holodomor memorial day – when…

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Weekly Bulletin on Outbreaks and other Emergencies: Week 47: 14 – 20 November 2022

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African region. This week’s articles cover: Ebola Disease caused by Sudan virus in…

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UN Weekly Roundup: November 19-25, 2022

Editor’s note: Here is a fast take on what the international community has been up to this past week, as seen from the United Nations…

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Eco-warrior Paul Watson, Scourge of Whalers, Returns to the Seas

HALIFAX, CANADA — Canadian-American eco-warrior Paul Watson, ousted from the Sea Shepherd conservationist organization he founded, says he is back in business with a new…

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Wildlife Summit to Vote on Shark Protections

PANAMA CITY, PANAMA — Delegates at a global summit on trade in endangered species were scheduled to decide Thursday whether to approve a proposal to…

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EU recommits to support Africa to deal with terrorism threats – European Council President

ACCRA, Nov 23 (NNN-GNA) — Ghana President Akufo-Addo and the European Council President Charles Michel discussed how to prevent the spillover of terrorism from the…

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Gender-related killings of women and girls (femicide/feminicide) [EN/AR/RU/ZH]

Women and girls are more at risk to be killed at home, new UNODC and UN Women report on femicide shows   Latest study shows…

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Fans Hold On to Hope Despite No African World Cup Wins Yet

Senegal lost 2-0 to the Netherlands, Tunisia drew against Denmark, as did Morocco against Croatia. No Africa team victories yet, but fans in the United…

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Peaceful coexistence is not ‘utopia’ but reality, says UN official fostering intercultural dialogue

At this transitional moment for humanity, it is important to uphold mutual respect, unity, and solidarity, the senior UN official promoting cross-cultural understanding and cooperation…

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UN chief appoints new resident coordinator for Central African Republic

UNITED NATIONS— UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced the appointment of Mohamed Ag Ayoya of Mali as the new resident coordinator for the Central African Republic….

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