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South Sudan needs bold alternatives, not this dumpster fire of failed interventions

South Sudan needs bold alternatives, not this dumpster fire of failed interventions

Nicki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, did not mince her words. "We are not waiting anymore. We need to see a change, she announced after meeting South Sudan's President Salva Kiir on a …

Security Council, General Assembly Unable to Reach Agreement for Remaining Vacancy on International Court of Justice

Security Council, General Assembly Unable to Reach Agreement for Remaining Vacancy on International Court of Justice

The Security Council this afternoon, meeting independently from, but concurrently with the General Assembly, failed to elect the last of five members to the International Court of Justice for a nine year term, beginning on …

Treatments Commence at Two Algerian Hospitals Equipped with Modern Varian Radiotherapy Systems

Treatments Commence at Two Algerian Hospitals Equipped with Modern Varian Radiotherapy Systems

ALGIERS, Algeria, Nov. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Cancer patients in Algeria now have access to modern radiotherapy care with the commencement of treatments at two of six public hospitals currently being equipped by Varian (NYSE: …

High Commissioner Describes New Model Placing Refugee, Migrant Rights at Heart of Crisis Response, as Third Committee Hears Calls for Sharing Responsibility

High Commissioner Describes New Model Placing Refugee, Migrant Rights at Heart of Crisis Response, as Third Committee Hears Calls for Sharing Responsibility

The High Commissioner for Refugees described a new model for meeting the needs of millions around the world forced to flee their homes due to crisis, presenting his annual report to the Third Committee (Social, …

High Commissioner Describes New Model Placing Refugee, Migrant Rights at Heart of Crisis Response, as Third Committee Hears Calls for Sharing Responsibility

High Commissioner Describes New Model Placing Refugee, Migrant Rights at Heart of Crisis Response, as Third Committee Hears Calls for Sharing Responsibility

The High Commissioner for Refugees described a new model for meeting the needs of millions around the world forced to flee their homes due to crisis, presenting his annual report to the Third Committee (Social, …

Donor club set to snub Britain on Caribbean “aid”

Donor club set to snub Britain on Caribbean “aid”

A British demand to use aid money to repair hurricane damage to its semi-autonomous territories in the Caribbean looks set to be blocked. Donor countries meeting today in Paris to hammer out new rules on …

European Union support to UNICEF will ensure access to basic education for almost 15, 000 children in Sudan

European Union support to UNICEF will ensure access to basic education for almost 15, 000 children in Sudan

As part of their continued commitment to children affected by conflict, the EU has contributed euro;1 million to support UNICEF's Education in Emergencies (EiE) programme in Sudan.

I just visited the Darfur region. I saw …

WHO: RARE MARBURG VIRUS DISEASE KILLS AT LEAST ONE ON UGANDA-KENYA BORDER

WHO: RARE MARBURG VIRUS DISEASE KILLS AT LEAST ONE ON UGANDA-KENYA BORDER

KAMPALA, The World Health Organization said it is working to contain an outbreak of the rare Marburg virus disease (MVD) that has appeared in eastern Uganda on the border with Kenya.

At least one person …

News in Brief 20 October 2017 (AM)

News in Brief 20 October 2017 (AM)

WHO helps contain new outbreak of Ebola-like virus on Kenya-Uganda border

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday it was working with Ugandan authorities and other agencies to contain an outbreak of Marburg virus …

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS THE MAIN CAUSE OF VISITS TO HEALTH FACILITIES BY UGANDAN ADOLESCENTS

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS THE MAIN CAUSE OF VISITS TO HEALTH FACILITIES BY UGANDAN ADOLESCENTS

KAMPALA, A new study has fond that Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) management is the major reason adolescents in Uganda visit health facilities.

The study, conducted by the Uganda National Health Consumers Organization (UNHCO) on adolescents …

Access to Quality Health Care, Education Vital for Improving Children’s Well-Being, Speakers Stress as Third Committee Concludes Debate

Access to Quality Health Care, Education Vital for Improving Children’s Well-Being, Speakers Stress as Third Committee Concludes Debate

Governments around the world were focused on improving access to quality education and health care for children and adolescents to ensure they reached their full potential, speakers told the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) …

Humanitarian Operations for Burundian Refugees Strapped for Cash

Humanitarian Operations for Burundian Refugees Strapped for Cash

GENEVA �The U.N. refugee agency warns that funds for humanitarian assistance for hundreds of thousands of Burundian refugees have dried up, leaving only enough cash for the most essential needs.

More than 420,000 Burundians, who …

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More and More Children are in School Around th

Getting kids into school is only half the battle. Making sure they're learning is also critical.

But according to a new report by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), more than 617 million …