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Late one night in May 2009, Shannon Mouillesseaux, an American working for the United Nations Refugee Agency, awoke to a bang in her hotel room in Sri Lanka. A band ... The U.N.'s security office failed to properly investigate the crime scene, hampering her ability to bring a case against her attackers.
United Nations staff outside UN offices in Geneva during a strike to protest wage cuts on Friday. Photo: AFP. AFP. · @thelocalswitzer. 24 March 2018. 09:28 CET+01:00. The head of the United Nations office in Geneva warned Friday that "trust" in the world body as an employer was taking ...

At the ceremony, Deputy Secretary-General Mohammed was accompanied by the Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Ms. Bintou Keita, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mr. Mohamed Ibn ...
The political, humanitarian and economic developments of the past six months, underscore the urgent need for a resumption of meaningful negotiations between Israel and Palestine. Only a negotiated two-state solution, based on internationally recognized and agreed principles, and as enshrined in ...
Previously, Ms. Gbeho was Chief of Section for the Africa I Division (2012-2015) and Head of Office for Somalia (2008‑2012) with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Between 2006 and 2008, Ms. Gbeho was Director of the monitoring and evaluation unit in the Resident ...

The Syrian government initially barred most medical supplies in the aid convoy from getting through, according to Linda Tom, spokeswoman for the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Syria. On Sunday, government forces took control of several villages inside Eastern ...
Eintracht Frankfurt midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng returned to the United Nations office in Switzerland for discussions on racism and human rights, five years after his first visit. In March 2013, the former AC Milan star addressed the United Nations at the International Day for the Elimination of Racial ...

It is said that the bike sharing scheme at the UN offices in Nairobi will help facilitate smooth flow of human traffic that has intensified in recent times. Sahle-Work Zewde, the director-general of the United Nations Office at Nairobi said the user-friendly bicycles will enable over 3,500 staff to move freely within ...
The United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism was established in June 2017 to provide leadership on the implementation of General Assembly counter-terrorism mandates, to enhance coordination and coherence, and to strengthen the delivery of the United Nations counter-terrorism capacity building ...
A panel debate entitled “Veiling/Unveiling: The Headscarf in Christianity, Islam and Judaism” was held at the United Nations Office at Geneva on 23 February 2018 from 11:45 to 13:00 in room XXI. The exhibition is part of the Geneva Centre's awareness raising campaign to promote inter-cultural ...
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) held a meeting on Monday, 19 February 2018, where it presented the Report on the 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan for Burundi, which would be aimed at alleviating the suffering of affected populations, and whose situation ...
The United Nations has declared a priority this year to unify and strengthen its work in building peace—and U.N. bodies will meet in the next two months ... field offices should engage a broader range of groups by including those beyond the circle of formal, registered non-government organizations (NGOs).
Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the human rights situation in Honduras (A/HRC/37/3/Add.2) (Advance Edited ... The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Honduras monitors the situation of human rights and provides ...
Security Council Extends Mandate of United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2404 (2018) ... Among other priorities, it also asked UNIOGBIS to provide good offices to support the holding of inclusive, free and credible elections in 2018; help ...


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