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Afghanistan: Negotiations to bring in urgent medical supplies ongoing, says WHO | | 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 Afghanistan: Negotiations to bring in urgent medical supplies ongoing, says WHO © UNICEF Afghanistan A mother and her children fled conflict in Lashkargah and now live in a displaced persons camp in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan. 24 August 2021 Health Negotiations are underway to bring 500 metric tonnes of urgently needed medical supplies into Afghanistan, senior regional officials with the World Health Organization (WHO) said during an online briefing on Tuesday. 
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Other highlights include an event tomorrow on women’s economic empowerment; a ministerial-level Security Council debate, set for Wednesday 20 September, on reform of UN peacekeeping operations ; as well as, immediately after the debate, a special meeting of the Assembly to commemorate the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons and a two-day high-level meeting on the UN Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons, set for 27-28 September. VIDEO : Explainer: What is the General Assembly?  
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First Person: Yemen ‘cannot even afford to worry about the coronavirus’ 28 February 2021 Humanitarian Aid In Yemen, whose people are living through a long-running, brutal war, which has led to the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, COVID-19 is far from being a top priority, says the top UN refugee agency (UNHCR) official in the Arabian Peninsula country. (...) Half of the health facilities have been destroyed by five years of conflict. One person in eight has been displaced by conflict. There is cholera, malaria, chikungunya, and dengue fever and, on top of all this, we now have coronavirus , which is not even the main concern in terms of communicable diseases. (...) Listen to the audio interview here   ♦ Receive daily updates directly in your inbox - Subscribe here to a topic. ♦ Download the UN News app for your iOS or Android devices.   First Person | Yemen | Awake At Night Related Stories First Person: A mother’s ‘indescribable’ pain six months after the Beirut explosion First Person: The ‘bravery’ of Afghanistan's girls and women First Person: ‘Trafficking is a crime that can happen in front of our eyes’ News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue FROM THE FIELD: Millions of Yemenis facing ‘death sentence’ 25 February 2021 Humanitarian Aid Yemen remains the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, and the situation for the millions of affected people is deteriorating, says the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
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sexual violence in conflict Related Stories FEATURE: Sold for a packet of cigarettes – UN envoy fights to help women suffering sexual violence in the Middle East Wartime sexual violence a ‘psychological weapon’, sets back cause of peace Justice critical to fighting sexual violence in conflict News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones 20 June 2019 Peace and Security The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabilities in conflict situations and to ensure they have access to justice, basic services and unimpeded humanitarian assistance.
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First Person: A mother’s ‘indescribable’ pain six months after the Beirut explosion | | 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 Sarah Copland Sarah Copland with her son, Isaac, in New York. First Person: A mother’s ‘indescribable’ pain six months after the Beirut explosion 13 February 2021 Peace and Security Six months after a massive explosion destroyed much of the centre of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, a mother has been talking about the “indescribable” grief she has experienced at losing her two-year-old son to injuries sustained in the blast. (...)     ♦ Receive daily updates directly in your inbox - Subscribe here to a topic. ♦ Download the UN News app for your iOS or Android devices.   First Person | Awake At Night | Beirut Related Stories First Person: Yemen ‘cannot even afford to worry about the coronavirus’ First Person: The ‘bravery’ of Afghanistan's girls and women First Person: ‘Trafficking is a crime that can happen in front of our eyes’ News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue FROM THE FIELD: Port explosion which ‘burnt hearts’ of Beirut residents 6 January 2021 Humanitarian Aid Five months on from the devastating port explosion that killed over 200 people, and injured thousands more, the UN has invited Beirut residents to share their hopes and fears for the future of the city, and for Lebanon, which remains in crisis.
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COVID-19: UN envoy hails strong Israel-Palestine cooperation | | 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 COVID-19: UN envoy hails strong Israel-Palestine cooperation UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe Nickolay Mladenov, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process and Personal Representative of the Secretary-General to the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority 28 March 2020 Health Nickolay Mladenov, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, has praised the coordination between the Israeli and Palestine authorities in reacting to the COVID-19 pandemic. (...) Since the beginning of the crisis, Israel has allowed the entry of critical supplies and equipment into Gaza: examples of critical supplies include swabs for collection of samples and other laboratory supplies required for COVID-19 testing, and Personal Protective Equipment to protect health workers.
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UNICEF is providing precautionary tetanus vaccination shots for the injured, and delivering water to port workers, first responders and victims, among other support. Supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE), including millions of masks and gloves, are also on the way to Lebanon, with the first flight expected to arrive on Wednesday.
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When the ocean temperature is too high, coral bleaches, and loses its life-giving algal symbionts, which is a bit like a person having a heart attack. If this happens on an annual basis, then corals may ultimately die off. (...) ILO | coral reef | First Person Related Stories Bringing the coral reefs back to life FIRST PERSON: Cajun cuisine feeds expanding business FIRST PERSON: Chef’s ‘labour of love’ key ingredient for life in the kitchen News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue ‘Dogged pragmatism’ needed to save Ocean: UN Special Envoy 2 June 2020 Climate and Environment ‘Dogged pragmatism’ is needed to save the Ocean as the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, according to the UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for the Ocean. First Person: Humankind’s ‘modern mentality to tame’ the environment: A volcanologist’s view 31 March 2020 SDGs The 17 goals agreed by the global community to reduce poverty and create a sustainable planet are the responsibility of all people, wherever they are in the world, according to the United Nations.
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Y añadió que los hombres y mujeres que defienden el medio ambiente son “amenazados en la región con  acosos, narrativas estigmatizantes, y hasta ataques contra su vida y su integridad personal ”. Tener que afrontar tantos riesgos es aberrante En América Latina, un gran número de agresiones contra personas defensoras del medio ambiente se producen en el contexto de proyectos mineros, turísticos, hidroeléctricos y agroindustriales  aprobados e implementados sin el respeto debido al derecho a la consulta y el consentimiento previo , libre e informado de los pueblos indígenas y comunidades afrodescendientes. (...) En un comunicado conjunto, la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH), su Relatoría Especial sobre Derechos Económicos, Culturales y Ambientales (REDESCA) y las presencias de la Oficina del Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos en América Latina exhortaron a los Estados a cumplir con su deber de proteger la vida y la integridad personal de quienes defienden los derechos humanos y el medio ambiente.
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