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Universal Children's Day 2014: Facts, History and Aims of the United Nations Day
World  (tags: humanrights, world, children, facts, United Nations )

Rose
- 4 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
Twenty-five years ago the United Nations set up the Convention on the Rights of the Child, a human rights treaty which sets out the political,
WFP Resumes Food Assistance To Syrian Refugees As Fundraising Drive Exceeds Goal
World  (tags: United Nations, World food program, WFP, Syrian refugees, Syria, Middle East )

Judy
- 10 days ago - wfp.org
GOOD NEWS! The UN World Food Programme (WFP) announced today that it is reinstating food assistance to Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries thanks to a massive expression of support from the public, the private sector and donor countries.
Canada Is The Only UN Member To Reject Landmark Indigenous Rights Document
World  (tags: Canada, United Nations, World Conference, Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous Rights, Stephen Harper, Prime Minister )

Brian
- 77 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
"The well-being gap between aboriginal and non-aboriginal people in Canada has not narrowed over the past several years; treaty and aboriginal claims remain persistently unresolved; indigenous women and girls remain vulnerable to abuse..."
You Won't Believe What The U.N. Just Demanded Israel Give To Hamas
World  (tags: Israel, Hamas, conflict, terrorism, United Nations, UN )

Beatrice
- 137 days ago - westernjournalism.com
As Israeli soldiers employ whatever resources they have to end a barrage of missile attacks from Palestinian terrorists in Gaza, the United Nations is using its position to suggest the Jewish nation is somehow guilty of war crimes in the ongoing conflict.
The Water of Life: Thirsting for Justice in a World of War
World  (tags: water, war, Human Rights, United Nations, Palestine, Detroit, conflict, corruption, ethics, politics )

Lynn
- 139 days ago - commondreams.org
These are the reckless tactics of war -- every kind of war. Revering and protecting our water supply, not merely "controlling" it, is a far better use of our blood, sweat and tears.
Tricky Bibi ( 2010 TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: world, Israel, government, politics, ethics, dishonesty, lies, human rights, Gaza, violence, war, society, interesting, corruption, United Nations, US, middle-east )

Carrie
- 144 days ago - northerntruthseeker.blogspot.com
This video should have been shown in every home in Israel, then sent to Washington and Ramallah. Banned for viewing by children so as not to corrupt them, and distributed around the country and the world so that everyone will know who leads Israel.
Success: United Nations Protects Ancient Tasmanian Rainforest in Australia - Via Force Change
World  (tags: United Nations, Tasmania, Australia, Rainforest, Conservation, Ethics, Good News, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 174 days ago - forcechange.com
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recently rejected an attempt by the Australian government to allow logging in a ancient pristine Tasmanian rainforest that has been declared a World Heritage Area.
Soldiers in South Sudan Photographed Wearing Backpacks Donated for Children
World  (tags: United Nations, conflict, Sudan, Africa )

Shaheen
- 314 days ago - globalpost.com
Photographs of the misappropriated supplies surfaced at an awkward time for the United Nations, which issued an urgent appeal for $1.27 billion in aid for South Sudan on Tuesday.
ACTION NEEDED! Education Is the Key!
World  (tags: Education for ALL, United Nations, world society )

Dimitris
- 369 days ago - forcechange.com
Urge the UN to create a treaty to use education as a tool against terrorism - but also against indifference, apathy, so many to list...
UN Puts Human Rights at Heart of Historic Arms Trade Treaty
World  (tags: United Nations, Arms Trade Treaty, votes, weapons, trade, humanrights, GoodNews, death, war, violence )

Angelika
- 625 days ago - amnesty.org
Today, governments at the UN adopted by a wide margin an Arms Trade Treaty that will prohibit states from transferring conventional weapons to countries when they know those weapons will be used to commit or facilitate genocide, crimes against humanity >
US Drone Strikes In Pakistan Violate Country's Sovereignty, UN Says
World  (tags: United Nations, drones, drone strikes, Pakistan, US, civilian casualties, death, children, violation, investigation, UNSR Emerson, humanrights, terrorism )

Angelika
- 644 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The head of a U.N. team investigating casualties from U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan declared after a secret research trip to the country that the attacks violate Pakistan's sovereignty.
Rice Skipped Netanyahu Speech at the UN
World  (tags: Susan Rice, Ambassador Rice, Iran, Ahamadinejad, Israel, Netanyahu, Obama Administration, Incompetent Foreign Policy, Disrespect for Allies, Deference to Dictators, Foreign Policy Ineffectiveness, United Nations )

Paula
- 813 days ago - hotair.com
First, the US delegation decides to stick around for one of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's speeches at the UN, and then the highest-ranking US diplomat at Turtle Bay finds other thing to do when Israel's Prime Minister gets up to speak.
One Day of Peace....September 21st   video
World  (tags: One Day of Peace, Peace One Day, September 21, Jeremy Gilley, Afghanistan, Taliban, United Nations, polio, peace, world )

Dandelion
- 819 days ago - youtube.com
Here's a crazy idea: Persuade the world to try living in peace for just one day, every September 21. In this energetic, honest talk, Jeremy Gilley tells the story of how this crazy idea became real enough to help millions of kids in war-torn regions.
US Should Return Stolen Land to Indian Tribes, Says United Nations
World  (tags: United Nations, James Anaya, the UN special rapporteur, rights of indigenous peoples, U.S., natiive american tribes, U.S. Congress, Congress members refuse meeting, return stolen lands, brutality, Rosebud and Pine Ridge )

Judy
- 958 days ago - guardian.co.uk
James Anaya, the UN special rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, said no member of the US Congress would meet him as he investigated the part played by the government in the considerable difficulties faced by Indian tribes.
UNGEI Podcast: What Does It Take to Educate a Girl?
World  (tags: UNGEI, United Nations, Nepal, Uganda, UNESCO, education )

Jenny
- 1012 days ago - ungei.org
'To Educate a Girl' follows the lives of girls in Nepal and Uganda. Significant progress has been made towards providing education for all, yet according to UNESCO an estimated 67 million children still remain out of school and over half of them are girls
 

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