BINUH will be run by a Special Representative,to assist Government of Haiti with planning elections; training the Haitian National Police on human rights.
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At the 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council starting today, states will discuss whether to keep Eritrea in the spotlight.
U.N. Human Rights chief Michelle urges Venezuelan government to free hundreds of jailed dissidents who were arrested for participating in peaceful protests.
Chopra is a goodwill ambassador for the UN children’s agency. She spoke with Associated Press after visiting a school for refugees from neighboring Sudan.
A U.N. watchdog group is demanding an end to the widespread practice of torture and other cruel punishments in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Bangladeshi authorities and U.N. refugee agency have registered more than a quarter million Rohingya refugees and presented them with identity documents.
Cameroonian PM Dion Ngute visited the crisis-prone English-speaking region, prompting protests from 200 women who demanded an end to the violence there.
A new U.N. report says South Sudanese security agents likely executed two prominent critics of the government who vanished in Kenya in January 2017.
The 43-year-old actress and U.N. special envoy tells People magazine “never say never!” However, Jolie says she’s “looking to others for leadership.”
U.N watchdog blasts Vietnam over repression and gross violations of human rights, including torture and executions for crimes that breech international law.