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UN Secretary‑General submits his report to the General Assembly on the protection of the Palestinian civilian population

20 August 2018 – The United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres submitted his report to the General Assembly on the protection of the Palestinian civilian population.  In the report, which is a public document, the Secretary‑General said that, after more than 50 years of Israeli military occupation, Palestinians in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and in the Gaza Strip, remain particularly …

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Governments should place more emphasis on drug treatment and rehabilitation, says UN-backed narcotics control board

Governments are being urged to invest more in drug treatment and rehabilitation rather than just focusing solely on prevention, the latest report by the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) recommends. The study, published on Thursday, reveals that only one in six people globally who needs treatment has access to these services. Further, even where treatment is available, the quality often …

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Launch of UN Secretary General’s report “Making Migration Work for All”

Managing migration is one of the most urgent and profound tests of international cooperation in our time “Migration is an expanding global reality” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres maintains in his report released today. “The time for debating the need for cooperation in this field is past”, and “managing it is one of the most urgent and profound tests of …

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‘A human-centred city is a culture-centred space’ says UNESCO report

With top diplomats and urban development experts gathered this week in Quito, Ecuador, for a major United Nations conference on green, clean urban spaces, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has released a new report spotlighting the power of culture as a strategic asset for creating cities that are more inclusive, creative and sustainable. Launched today in the …

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