Chair Calls for Renewed Commitment to Indigenous Issues, as Permanent Forum Opens 2017 Session Marking Tenth Anniversary of Rights Declaration

While progress had been made on a range of pressing challenges amid the world’s embrace of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, far more must be done to ensure that indigenous peoples were not left behind, the Permanent Forum on …

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Mass graves, torture, and a big battle in Yemen: The cheat sheet

Every week, IRIN’s team of editors reveals what’s on our humanitarian radar and curates a selection of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed:

A neglected insurgency flourishes in Congo

Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s …

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Helen Clark: Statement to the 95th Meeting of the Development Committee

Apr 19, 2017

More than twenty million people in North-East Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen are facing famine or the risk of famine. Photo: UNDP.

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the agreement signed between the United Nations …

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