Children in countries facing f...

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New York, Mar 29 (Just Earth News): In African and Middle Eastern countries facing famine, unsafe water is as dangerous for severely malnourished children as lack of food, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) today warned, noting that nearly 27 million people are at risk in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen.

UN chief confirms the remains found in DRC those of the two missi...
New York, Mar 29 (Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has confirmed the deaths of Michael Sharp and Zaida Catalan, two members of the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo who had been missing since 12 March, and vowed that the Organization would do “everything possible” to ensure that justice is done.
Mobile solutions to empower, educate refugees and displaced pers...

New York, Mar 29 (Just Earth News): Several initiatives to improve learning through mobile technologies were presented during the Mobile Learning Week 2017, a recently-concluded five-day event held at the Paris headquarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
In Senegal, UN General Assembly President calls for sustainable ...
New York, Mar 29 (Just Earth News): Visiting a traditional fishing community in Senegal, the President of the United Nations General Assembly has called on the countries in the region to prioritize conserving and sustainably managing their marine resources.
DR Congo: UN and regional partners express concern about Kasaï ...

New York, Mar 29 (Just Earth News): The United Nations and regional partner organizations on Tuesday expressed deep concern about the situation in the central Kasaï region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) where at least two United Nations experts disappeared two weeks ago and dozens of police officers were reportedly found dead.
Belarus: UN expert decries Government’s return to mass violence...

New York, Mar 29 (Just Earth News): A United Nations-appointed independent expert on the human rights situation in Belarus has expressed dismay over the Government’s return to the policy of violent mass repression against peaceful demonstrators, non-governmental organizations, journalists and political opponents, and is calling on the authorities there to stop harassment and violence.
Protecting human rights essential in promoting sustainable supply...

New York, Mar 29 (Just Earth News): The only way to achieve socially sustainable supply chains is if human rights are protected and respected, a group of UN experts said on Tuesday in an open letter addressed to G20 leaders currently meeting in Geneva.
Half of all health facilities in war-torn Yemen now closed; medic...


New York, Mar 29 (Just Earth News): More than 14 million people in Yemen have no access to health services, the United Nations health agency on Tuesday said, warning that transportation of medical personnel and treatment for the injured is getting increasingly difficult as this week the fighting enters its third year.
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