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Breaking News: UN Human Rights Chief launches new management plan
 
Posted by: chnarendra

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-16 07:44:10 -0700 | political-news

“We are accountable to you, and we are accountable to the women, men and children whose human rights we promote and protect,” said UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, during her presentation to Member States on the OHCHR...
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Breaking News: Ukraine: Misinformation, propaganda and incitement to hatred need to be urgently countered
 
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Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-16 17:52:34 -0700 | disasters-news

Misinformation, propaganda and incitement to hatred need to be urgently countered in Ukraine to avoid the further escalation of tension in the country, according to a UN human rights report* issued on Tuesday. The report by the Office of the...
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Posted by: nazbmusic

Zurich :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-15 00:08:58 -0700 | entertainment-news

Top international rapper NazB has recently released his new singled titled "Shame" voicing strong protest against the heinous crime of rape. Featuring US RnB singer-celeb Dior, the single is meant to donate its sales profits to notable Swiss charity organization...
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Posted by: chnarendra

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-14 07:43:58 -0700 | technology-news

Registration is now open for the World Economic Forum’s first online leadership module for professionals – Global Information Technology Outlook. Designed for senior executives and accelerated leadership programmes, the six-week online module will provide a 360º perspective...
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Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-14 05:49:18 -0700 | humanitarian-news

More than 300 representatives of seafarers, shipowners and governments, meeting at the International Labour Organization (ILO), have taken concrete steps to protect abandoned seafarers and provide financial security for compensation in cases of death and long-term disability due to occupational...
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Breaking News: UN Human Rights Committee urges Nepal to register Tibetan refugees
 
Posted by: chnarendra

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-11 19:34:18 -0700 | political-news

The UN Human Rights Committee (HRCmte) urged Nepal to register long staying Tibetans and to ensure that all Tibetans who may have a valid refugee claim are guaranteed access to Nepali territory. This was a part of the concluding observations...
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Breaking News:  What the victims need: redress for sexual violence in the DR Congo
 
Posted by: chnarendra

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-11 19:03:40 -0700 | disasters-news

A group of panellists who met during the March session of the Human Rights Council said that sexual violence used as a weapon of war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo was decreasing. They remained concerned, however, by the...
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Breaking News: Tackling unemployment and inequality to revive growth : ILO
 
Posted by: chnarendra

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-12 10:30:43 -0700 | disasters-news

ILO Director General Guy Ryder cautioned that a massive global jobs gap which opened at the height of the financial crisis continues to widen and will do so in the years ahead unless growth both accelerates and is also job-rich....
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Breaking News: Institutional Reform key to Ukraine's post-crisis roadmap
 
Posted by: chnarendra

Gelterkinden :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-11 08:18:42 -0700 | political-news

Key priorities for Ukraine’s post-crisis roadmap and long-term economic development are explored in Scenarios for Ukraine: Reforming institutions, strengthening the economy after the crisis, a World Economic Forum report launched today. Amidst the severe geopolitical tensions that...
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Breaking News: Europa League.All semifinalists decided
 
Posted by: rsa76

Nyon :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-11 10:02:59 -0700 | sports-news

All participants decided on the eve of the semifinals of the UEFA Europa League football. They were Italian "Juventus", the Portuguese "Benfica", Spanish "Seville" and "Valencia". Note that in Spain in two evroturnirah four semifinalists - Champions...
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Breaking News: 2014 UEFA Champions League Semifinals Draw
 
Posted by: Adrian Holman

Nyon :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-14 09:53:02 -0700 | sports-news

The UEFA Champions League Semifinals draw was held earlier today at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland. The draw was conducted by UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino and this season's Champions League Ambassador and Portugese soccer great Luis...
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Breaking News: 2014 UEFA Europa League Semifinals Draw
 
Posted by: Adrian Holman

Nyon :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-14 11:42:07 -0700 | sports-news

The UEFA Europa League semifinals draw was held earlier today at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland. The draw was conducted by UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino and by this season's Europa League Ambassador and former Juventus defender...
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Breaking News: Jim Hagemann Snabe to Join Foundation Board, World Economic Forum
 
Posted by: chnarendra

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-10 09:26:24 -0700 | political-news

Jim Hagemann Snabe, the outgoing Co-Chief Executive Officer of SAP, Germany, will be nominated to the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum on the occasion of its next meeting in August. Jim Hagemann Snabe will also chair the World...
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Breaking News:  Religious leaders' quest for peace in the Central African Republic
 
Posted by: chnarendra

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-11 07:16:53 -0700 | political-news

The security situation in the Central African Republic’s (CAR) capital, Bangui, continues to deteriorate since the large-scale killings of civilians in December 2013 and January 2014. These killings mainly resulted from clashes between the anti-Balaka, Christian self-defence militias,...
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Posted by: chnarendra

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-09 18:20:05 -0700 | humanitarian-news

The Millennium Development Goal 5 (MDG5) set out to reduce maternal mortality by three-quarters and targeted universal access to reproductive health by 2015. As of today, maternal-mortality globally has declined by 47 per cent over the last two decades with...
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