United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk talks about the importance of the Human Rights Day on10th December The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts that … Continue reading Human Rights Day 10th December 2022
In a historic report on alleged mistreatment in the province of Xinjiang, the UN charged China with “serious human rights abuses.” According to the report by outgoing UN human rights commissioner Michelle Bachelet, researchers looking into allegations of abuse against … Continue reading UN Passes Long Awaited Report on Uyghur “Serious Human Rights Abuse”
UN inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency have arrived at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant after being delayed by conflicting reports of shelling around Europe’s biggest atomic facility. The 14-strong team of inspectors is being led personally by the … Continue reading Ukrainian Update – UN Atomic Advisers arrive at Zaporizhzhia Power Plant
There is a saying that goes: It takes a village to raise a child. Similarly, it takes a village to support a person in a humanitarian crisis. With record-high humanitarian needs around the world, this year’s World Humanitarian Day (WHD) … Continue reading World Humanitarian Day
Negotiations for a UN treaty to counter cybercrime began at the end of February. The treaty could reduce impunity for cybercriminals, improve international cooperation, and facilitate cross-border data exchange. The first Convention on Cybercrime, also known as the Budapest Convention on … Continue reading Could a unified UN International Cybercrime Convention succeed?
The number of civilians killed in Ukraine’s war continues to rise. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has counted 1,663 civilian deaths and injuries in the country, with 596 people killed and 1,067 injured (From 24 February to … Continue reading UN calls for Medical Facilities offered during the War in Ukraine