24 March 2017 – More than 116 million children are set to be immunized against polio starting tomorrow in one of the largest of its kind synchronized vaccination campaigns across west and central Africa, United Nations agencies today announced.
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Colum Lynch has the scoop. “The White House budget office informed State Department officials this week that the administration plans to eliminate all U.S. funding to the $326 million International Organizations and Programs account, which provides more than $130 million … Read More
As the Commission referred to in its reply to Written Question E-007257/2016, one example of a European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) funded campaign on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons' rights was an initiative … Read More
22 March 2017 – Cancer can be a death warrant in some developing countries, spurring the United Nations atomic agency and the international community today to hold a high-level discussion on how to get more funding and support for treatment … Read More
NNA - At least four suicide bomb blasts rocked a camp for migrants fleeing Boko Haram insurgents in restive northeastern Nigeria Wednesday, killing at least three people and wounding 20, officials said.
The blasts triggered fires which burned down tents … Read More
The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General.
Good afternoon, everyone.
The Secretary-General spoke at the General Assembly’s meeting this morning commemorating the International Day for the … Read More