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UN chief urges global solidarity to strengthen disaster resilience

UN chief urges global solidarity to strengthen disaster resilience

By Johnson, Sweden With global leaders gathered in Sendai, Japan, to agree a new framework for managing disaster risk which will reduce mortality and curb economic losses, Secretary General Ban…

UN-mandated inquiry finds ‘very clear patterns’ of human rights abuses in Eritrea

UN-mandated inquiry finds ‘very clear patterns’ of human rights abuses in Eritrea

By Erickson,Sweden Umuvugizi has established that after four-month United Nations investigation into the human rights situation in Eritrea has found “very clear patterns” of violations and abuses, according…

The DRC’s phoenix city that has risen from the ashes

The DRC’s phoenix city that has risen from the ashes

By Johnson,Sweden Umuvugizi have been investigating the establishment of Goma airport which has attributed to the yet to be famous city Phoenix commonly known as Goma . A…

Security

Rwandan Rebel found guilty of 13 accounts at International Criminal Court

Rwandan Rebel found guilty of 13 accounts at International Criminal Court

By Johnson, Sweden Umuvugizi has reliable leant that Rwanda´s former rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda was recently found guilty of thirteen accounts perpetuated against innocent civilians by the force…

UN, international partners hail formation of Government, urge ‘credible’ elections in Haiti

UN, international partners hail formation of Government, urge ‘credible’ elections in Haiti

By Robinson, Sweden Sources confirm to Umuvugizi that the United Nations and its international partners have welcomed the formation of a new Government in Haiti one week after…

Journalists detained, beaten in Democratic Republic of Congo

Journalists detained, beaten in Democratic Republic of Congo

By Johnson, Sweden The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo to respect the right of journalists to do their work without fear of…

At Security Council, UN envoy cites renewed hope for Afghan peace process

At Security Council, UN envoy cites renewed hope for Afghan peace process

By Johnson , Sweden The top United Nations envoy for Afghanistan today said there was renewed hope for the peace process as he briefed the Security Council, which…

Africa

Netherlands and Austria launch funded projects to support human rights defenders in Africa

Netherlands and Austria launch funded projects to support human rights defenders in Africa

By Erickson,Sweden The East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP) and the Pan-African Human Rights Defenders Network (PAHRDN)…

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