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U.N. Official Outlines 6 Lessons From The SUN Movement

Food Tank: Rebuilding the International Nutrition System So it’s Fit-for-Purpose David Nabarro, special representative of the U.N. secretary general for food security and nutrition and Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement coordinator, discusses six lessons learned over the past four years in the 50 countries of the SUN Movement (6/23).

U.N. Official Urges Strong Action To Ensure Women’s Rights In CAR

U.N. News Centre: Central African Republic: U.N. official urges strong action to protect women, girls “With women and girls in Central African Republic (CAR) falling prey to a raft of ‘terrifying’ violations — perpetrated by armed groups — from rape to sexual slavery and forced marriage — the head of…

U.N. Official Calls For Greater Risk Management To Prevent Humanitarian Crises

U.N. News Centre: Top U.N. humanitarian official urges greater effort to foresee, prevent crises “While the United Nations and its partners continued over the past year to meet the needs of an ever-increasing number of desperate people — from Syria to the Central African Republic, the Philippines and beyond –…

Activists Call On U.N. To Investigate Human Rights Violations Against Women In Egypt

VOA News: Activists Call for Sexual Abuse Investigation in Egypt “A group of Egyptian human rights activists is calling on the United Nations to send a fact-finding mission to Egypt to investigate human rights violations against women, including sexual abuse and rape. The group is attending the U.N. Human Rights…

U.N. SG Ban Summoned To Appear In Court By Haitian Cholera Victims, Lawyers Say

News outlets report on the ongoing controversy over compensation for victims of the Haitian cholera outbreak, which was caused by U.N. peacekeepers. Agence France-Presse: Lawyers say U.N. chief served with Haiti lawsuit in NY “Lawyers for more than 1,500 victims of Haiti’s deadly cholera epidemic said Friday they had served…

UNHCR Report Shows More Than 50M Refugees Globally For First Time Since WWII

News outlets highlight an annual report from the U.N. Refugee Agency (UNHCR), released on World Refugee Day. Christian Science Monitor: Global refugees highest since WWII, pointing to lack of political solutions “The number of refugees, internally displaced people, and asylum-seekers is at the highest level since World War II, a…

2M Children Under Five Die Each Year In Central, Western Africa, UNICEF Says

Agence France-Presse: Two million under-fives die each year in central, west Africa “Two million children under five die each year in central and western Africa, accounting for almost a third of all deaths worldwide in that age range, the U.N. children’s agency said Sunday…” (6/22).

Health Experts, Officials Discuss Control Of West African Ebola Outbreak

News outlets report on the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Agence France-Presse: Ebola spread due to ‘relaxation’ of efforts “The recent rapid spread of Ebola in three countries in West Africa has come in part because efforts to contain the deadly virus have been relaxed, Pierre Formenty, a World…