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UN rights experts concerned by last-minute derailment of visit to The Gambia | | 1UN News Skip to main content Welcome to the United Nations Language العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español Português Kiswahili Other Hindi हिंदी Global UN News Global perspective Human stories Search Search Advanced Search Main navigation Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv Audio and Subscription Audio Hub Subscribe UN rights experts concerned by last-minute derailment of visit to The Gambia IRIN Photo: IRIN Facebook Twitter Print Email UN rights experts concerned by last-minute derailment of visit to The Gambia 12 August 2014 The Gambia postponed a visit at the last minute by two United Nations independent experts, a move they find “extremely worrying” and which casts doubt on the West African country’s commitment to human rights.
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Score: 1487518.3 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2014/08/475062
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Zimbabwe blocks visit of UN expert on torture at the last minute | | 1UN News Skip to main content Welcome to the United Nations Language العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español Português Kiswahili Other Hindi हिंदी Global UN News Global perspective Human stories Search Search Advanced Search Main navigation Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv Audio and Subscription Audio Hub Subscribe Zimbabwe blocks visit of UN expert on torture at the last minute Facebook Twitter Print Email Zimbabwe blocks visit of UN expert on torture at the last minute 28 October 2009 Zimbabwe today withdrew its invitation for a visit by the United Nations independent expert on torture, who was already en route to the country, citing consultations between the Government of National Unity and the South African Development Community (SADC).
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Score: 1476568.2 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2009/10/319362
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Highlights of personal story 5 minutes Discussion Topic 1: Gifts (OPTIONAL) Interactive Activity and Gift Policy Quiz Answer questions “Cross the Line” group activity Gifts Quiz 10 minutes Discussion Topic 2: Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Discuss the two mandatory scenarios, using the prompts provided Watch video Answer questions Two scenarios Video ST/SGB/2003/13 30 minutes Discussion Topic 3: Harassment (OPTIONAL) Quiz Answer questions Quiz ST/SGB/2008/5 10 minutes Discussion Topic 4: Political Activities Discuss one mandatory scenario Two optional bonus scenarios (if time permits) Answer questions One mandatory Scenario Two bonus Scenarios 15 minutes Discussion Topic 5: Conflicts of Interest Discuss one mandatory scenario Answer questions Scenario 15 minutes Conclusion Make closing comments and ask for last questions Thank staff for attending Closing remarks Collect sign-in sheet (see Appendix) 5 minutes LEADERSHIP DIALOGUE 201711 Post-session checklist Once the session is complete, please do the following: Managers • Collect and send the completed sign-in sheet (Appendix A) and leader’s feedback form (Appendix B) to your Executive Office or other designated recipient. • Complete the record of feedback from staff discussions (Appendix C) and send it to the Ethics Office. • Send an email to the Ethics Office following up on any questions asked during the session you were unable to answer. (...) Topic Key Issue Suggested Allotted Time Mandatory or Optional 1 Gifts Review the elements of Gifts policy 10 minutes Optional 2 Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Reaffirm the UN’s zero- tolerance policy on sexual exploitation and abuse 30 minutes Mandatory 3 Harassment and Abuse of Authority Review the prohibition of discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment and abuse of authority under ST/SGB/2008/5 10 minutes Optional 4 Political Activities Consider the impact of political activities of staff members on the Organization 15 minutes Mandatory 5 Conflicts of Interest Manage personal conflicts of interest and decision- making in the interest of the Organization 15 minutes Mandatory LEADERSHIP DIALOGUE 201718 Instructions If needed print copies of the discussion topics and questions to disseminate. (...) Time required: 10 minutes LEADERSHIP DIALOGUE 201720 6. You are a Civil Affairs Officer routinely presented with cultural gifts from different civil society members, including NGOs. 7.
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Score: 1462323.8 - https://www.un.org/en/ethics/a.../pdfs/2017_Leaders%20Guide.pdf
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Jeff Radebe, Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development of South Africa; Professor Ibrahim Gambari, last Chair of the UN Special Committee against Apartheid; Dr. (...) Every year on 18 July, individuals around the world are encouraged to devote 67 minutes to helping others – by volunteering in a hospital, tutoring a child, providing food for the homeless, or any other community service. The 67-minute campaign – “Take Action – Inspire Change” – is based on people devoting one minute of their time for every year that Nelson Mandela devoted to public service, as a human rights lawyer, a prisoner of conscience, an international peacemaker and the first democratically elected President of South Africa.
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Score: 1435664.6 - https://www.un.org/en/events/m...la%20Day%20press%20release.pdf
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UN: Can you spare 67 minutes to take action on Nelson Mandela Day? | | UN News Skip to main content Welcome to the United Nations Toggle navigation Language: العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español Português Kiswahili Other Hindi हिंदी Global UN News Global perspective Human stories Search the United Nations Search Advanced Search Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv   Subscribe Audio Hub UN: Can you spare 67 minutes to take action on Nelson Mandela Day? 17 July 2014 UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among citizens around the world who will be volunteering 67 minutes of their time on Friday, Nelson Mandela Day, to make a small gesture in solidarity with humanity – one minute for every year of the South African leader’s public service. (...) And this year is the first commemoration after Mr. Mandela’s passing last December at the age of 95. The overarching objective is to inspire individuals to take action and, in so doing, empower entire communities and build a global movement for good.
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Score: 1418691.6 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2...take-action-nelson-mandela-day
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“After intense efforts by the United Nations and Egypt, I can report that the situation is calming down , although tensions remain,” Nickolay Mladenov, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East peace process, told the Security Council via video link from Jerusalem.   He said that “last Saturday we were minutes away from another devastating confrontation between Israel and Hamas in Gaza”. (...) Mladenov said that “over the last two weeks, the situation quickly spiralled out of control, nearly to a point of no-return”. (...) One IDF soldier was killed by gunfire from Gaza last week, while four Israeli civilians and an IDF soldier were moderately injured, respectively, by rocket fire and a hand grenade attack.
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Score: 1416490.2 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2018/07/1015452
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“I would have to travel for three hours and cross the river by boat in this heavily-pregnant state for this simple routine checkup, if the services weren't made available at our hospital last year,” Tonnima says after coming out of the ANC room. (...) “Maternal and newborn health services at the hospital have been modernised to a great extent in the last one year,” the doctor says about an hour later. (...) “More people trust our service. In January last year, there were 14 deliveries at the hospital.
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Score: 1414732 - https://www.unicef.org/banglad...e-saves-lives-coastal-villages
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WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE? TOTAL GIFTS’ VALUE: 34 MILLION VND Weekly gift set worth VND 2 million VND for the three best videos (8 million VND for 4 weeks) Three gift sets worth VND 24 million VND in total for the three best videos of the challenge A gift set worth VND 2 million VND for 4 people who have the highest engagements in the UNICEF Facebook Group ‘1-minute green’ And most importantly, an opportunity to have your video broadcast on national television during on World Children's Day on November 20, 2020. HOW TO SELECT AND VOTE FOR THE BEST VIDEOS? 1. Weekly gift videos Every week, UNICEF video experts and organizers will select 3 best videos shared on UNICEF Facebook Group – 1-Minute Green video challenge to vote in UNICEF Facebook Fanpage. (...) For example: the videos which are shared in the first week will not be selected for voting in other weeks (2 nd , 3 rd , 4 th ). 2. Special gift videos At the end of 1-minute green video challenge, UNICEF will announce 3 videos to receive special gift worth 8 million VND each.
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Score: 1402788.3 - https://www.unicef.org/vietnam/1minutegreen
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Each week, there will be: 1 First prize worth 1 million VND 3 Secondary prizes worth 500 thousand VND each Gift set for the overall prize: 03 First prizes worth 3 million VND each 03 Second prizes worth 2 million VND each 03 Third prizes worth 1 million VND each   05 Consolation prizes worth 500 thousand VND each  Engagement prizes: 05 Engagement prizes worth 1 million VND each Besides, all contestants will receive souvenirs from the organizers, including 1 T-shirt and a “1-Minute Green” certificate. (...) HOW TO SELECT AND VOTE FOR THE BEST VIDEOS? Weekly gift videos Every week, UNICEF video experts and organizers will select 4 best videos shared on UNICEF Facebook Group – 1-Minute Green video challenge with the highest engagement rates including the number of emotion icons on Facebook (like, heart, …) and the number of shares (1 share is equal to 2 Facebook emotion icons). (...) The best technical skills for filming and editing video: Video will be selected by UNICEF video experts and organizers. Engaged gift videos 5 people who have the highest engagement in the UNICEF Facebook Group ‘1-minute green’ challenge will receive a 1 million VND gift each.
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Score: 1385489.8 - https://www.unicef.org/vietnam...een-early-action-with-children
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UN: Can you spare 67 minutes to take action on Nelson Mandela Day? | | 1UN News Skip to main content Welcome to the United Nations Language العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español Português Kiswahili Other Hindi हिंदी Global UN News Global perspective Human stories Search Search Advanced Search Main navigation Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv Audio and Subscription Audio Hub Subscribe UN: Can you spare 67 minutes to take action on Nelson Mandela Day? Facebook Twitter Print Email UN: Can you spare 67 minutes to take action on Nelson Mandela Day? 17 July 2014 UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among citizens around the world who will be volunteering 67 minutes of their time on Friday, Nelson Mandela Day, to make a small gesture in solidarity with humanity – one minute for every year of the South African leader’s public service. (...) And this year is the first commemoration after Mr. Mandela’s passing last December at the age of 95. The overarching objective is to inspire individuals to take action and, in so doing, empower entire communities and build a global movement for good.
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Score: 1341135.1 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2014/07/473332
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