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Join the Human Rights Centre 'Antonio Papisca' for the “Europe for Peace” Rally, Saturday 5th November 2022

The Comitato promotore della Marcia PeruggiAssisi, the Tavola della Pace, together with the Human Rights Centre, will participate in the Europe for Peace Rally that will be held in Rome next ...

Last update 28 Oct 2022
Accompanied by a mobile medical team, a UNFPA health care worker carries out regular visits to Homs, Syria
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United Nations: Sexual violence in conflict settings remains widespread and systematic

Sexual violence in conflict settings remains widespread and systematic, a recent report by the United Nations Secretary-General found, fuelled by “rising inequality, increased militarisation, ...

Last update 1 Aug 2022
Security Council meeting to vote for a resolution
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Security Council: Russia's veto compromises the Syrian population

Russia during a recent session of the UN Security Council vetoed the renewal of a resolution that aimed to provide humanitarian aid to help around 4 million Syrians living in the north-west. This ...

Last update 28 Jul 2022
A Rohingya boy watches soldiers patrol his camp in Sittwe, May 13, 2013.
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Human Rights Watch in Myanmar: The Rohingya’s Decade of Detention

The Myanmar authorities have detained over 135,000 Rohingya and Kaman Muslims arbitrarily and indefinitely in Rakhine State for a decade, Human Rights Watch said in a web feature released on 15 of ...

Last update 28 Jun 2022
The Separation Wall in the occupied Palestinian Territory and behind it an Israeli settlements
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Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and Israel: First report released

The continued occupation by Israel of Palestinian territory and discrimination against Palestinians are the key root causes of the recurrent tensions, instability and protraction of conflict in the ...

Last update 11 Jun 2022
IOM staff and local authorities discuss the needs of internally displaced persons in front of a damaged school in Zhytomyr centre.
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International Organization for Migration (IOM): Needs Growing for Over 8 Million Internally Displaced in Ukraine

The official number of people internally displaced by the war in Ukraine has surpassed the 8 million mark, according to the International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) latest ...

Last update 31 May 2022
Hands offering bread
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UNDP report 2022: The war in Ukraine and the new crisis looming in Africa

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has issued a new report, The Impact of the War in Ukraine on Sustainable Development in Africa, warning that the impacts of the war in Ukraine on the ...

Last update 6 Jun 2022
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GRETA: new guidance on addressing the risks of human trafficking

Council of Europe anti-trafficking body GRETA has issued a Guidance Note on addressing the risks of trafficking in human beings related to the war in Ukraine and the ensuing humanitarian crisis. It ...

Last update 31 May 2022
people’s sense of security is at a low
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UNDP 2022 special report: a growing sense of insecurity among people despite years of development growth

The UNDP 2022 Special report on human security shows that people’s sense of safety and security is at a low in almost every country, including the richest countries, despite years of upwards ...

Last update 31 May 2022
Economies severely exposed to at least one dimension of the shock: 107 economies with a maximum exposure score in at least one of the Food, Energy and Finance dimensions.
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UN brief on the Global Impact of war in Ukraine on food, energy, and finance systems

The Global Crisis Response Group (GCRG) issued a brief entitled Global Impact of war in Ukraine on food, energy, and finance systems. According to the new findings of the GCRG, the war in Ukraine is ...

Last update 31 May 2022
Russian occupiers destroy hospitals in Ukrainian cities
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WHO is gathering evidence for a possible war crimes investigation into attacks by Russia in Ukraine

“Intentional attacks on healthcare facilities are a violation of international humanitarian law and represent war crimes in any situation,” declared Dr. Michael Ryan, WHO Emergencies ...

Last update 18 May 2022
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UN Women and CARE International: Rapid Gender Analysis of Ukraine

The newly published Rapid Gender Analysis of Ukraine, carried out by UN Women and CARE International, focuses on the gender dynamics during the humanitarian crisis caused by the war in Ukraine. In ...

Last update 31 May 2022
A group of women fleeing Ukraine arrive in Moldova
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Ukraine war: UN signs framework for cooperation to assist survivors of sexual violence

Women’s rights do not end when wars begin, a senior UN official said in Ukraine on Tuesday, outlining measures toward ensuring justice and accountability for sexual violence committed during ...

Last update 11 May 2022
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Defending Press Freedom in Times of Tension and Conflict - Annual 2022 Report

A new report “Defending Press Freedom in Times of Tension and Conflict” has been issued by 15 media freedom partner organisations to the Platform for the Protection of Journalism and ...

Last update 4 May 2022
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UN Security Council: six grave violations against children in times of war

Children living in conflicted territories all over the world continue to come under attack on an enormous scale. According to UNICEF, between 2005 and 2020, more than 266,000 grave violations ...

Last update 28 Apr 2022