Newsletter from UN human rights organisation
Die Menschenrechte im Rahmen der Vereinten Nationen (UNO)
Bereits die Charta der Vereinten Nationen von 1945 enthält den klaren Auftrag an die Staatengemeinschaft, die Achtung und Verwirklichung der Menschenrechte und Grundrechte für alle zu fördern. Der Grundstein für den internationalen Schutz der Menschenrechte wurde mit der 1948 verabschiedeten Allgemeinen Erklärung der Menschenrechte gelegt.
Der Newsticker informiert über aktuelle Ereignisse zum Thema Menschenrechte.
From the Field: Boosting ocean literacyUN News - Global perspective Human stories Jun 8, 2023 | 14:00 pm
In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the annual World Oceans Day Photo Competition, a new exhibit is making a splash now through 14 July at UN Headquarters to promote a better understanding of Earth’s invaluable bodies of water.Read more...
Bangladesh must suspend plans to return Rohingya refugees to Myanmar: Rights expertUN News - Global perspective Human stories Jun 8, 2023 | 14:00 pm
Bangladesh must “immediately suspend” a pilot repatriation project for Rohingya refugees to return to Myanmar, where they face “serious risks” to their lives and freedom, a UN-appointed independent rights expert said on Thursday.Read more...
Draft NY state law a ‘golden opportunity’ to ensure fair debt reliefUN News - Global perspective Human stories Jun 8, 2023 | 14:00 pm
Proposed legislation in New York state, in the northeast United States, could provide effective and fair relief for developing countries crippled by debt, two experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council said on Thursday.Read more...
Dam disaster: UN ‘committed to reaching all Ukrainians in need’, says top aid officialUN News - Global perspective Human stories Jun 8, 2023 | 14:00 pm
The UN’s top official in Ukraine reassured the country’s Foreign Minister on Thursday that the Organization has been working to provide support and aid to civilians affected by the destruction of the Kakhovka Dam since the first hours of the[…]Read more...
‘Robust’ cooperation with Arab League can quell conflict in the regionUN News - Global perspective Human stories Jun 8, 2023 | 14:00 pm
From settling the conflict in Sudan to realizing a two-State solution in Israel and Palestine, cooperation with the League of Arab States is key to stabilizing the region, Rosemary DiCarlo, Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, told the Security Council[…]Read more...
UN investigative team outlines findings around ISIL chemical weapons useUN News - Global perspective Human stories Jun 8, 2023 | 14:00 pm
During their nearly four-year reign of terror in Iraq, ISIL extremists developed at least eight chemical agents, tested them on humans, and carried out at least 13 attacks, UN experts reported on Thursday.Read more...
Ukraine dam disaster: Lack of clean water, spread of disease, major risksUN News - Global perspective Human stories Jun 7, 2023 | 14:00 pm
The magnitude of the humanitarian catastrophe following the destruction of the Kakhovka dam in southern Ukraine, is becoming clearer as UN humanitarians redoubled efforts to reach affected civilians with aid on Wednesday.Read more...
Admissible evidence, competent courts, critical to ensuring justice for ISIL victims in IraqUN News - Global perspective Human stories Jun 7, 2023 | 14:00 pm
Competent courts, admissible and reliable evidence, and an appropriate legal framework are needed to ensure that ISIL extremist militants can be prosecuted for the atrocities they committed during their reign of terror in Iraq, the UN Security Council heard on[…]Read more...
World Oceans Day underscores need to protect ‘the foundation of life’UN News - Global perspective Human stories Jun 7, 2023 | 14:00 pm
Over a third of global fish stocks are being harvested at unsustainable levels – just one example of how human activity is harming oceans, which cover more than 70 per cent of the Earth’s surface.Read more...
Buckling up to save lives: UN celebrates five decades of seat belt lawsUN News - Global perspective Human stories Jun 6, 2023 | 14:00 pm
Laws making seat belt use mandatory in cars have saved millions of lives, UN agencies announced on Tuesday, marking half a century of vehicular safety legislation around the world.Read more...