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Eliminate nuclear weapons before they eliminate us: UN chief

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The remains of the Prefectural Industry Promotion Building, after the dropping of the atomic bomb, in Hiroshima, Japan. This site was later preserved as a monument.

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Violence, rhetoric, hate speech, drive atrocity crimes in Ukraine and beyond, Security Council hears

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Alina and Artem, who are both aged nine and from the northeastern city of Kharkiv in Ukraine, sit on a makeshift sofa in the underground car park which serves as a bomb shelter.

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Kazakhstan: ‘Only together’ can ‘silent pandemic’ of gender-based violence be overcome, says Deputy UN chief

The UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed was in Kazakhstan on Thursday, where she spoke out against the “silent pandemic” of gender-based violence worldwide, saying that only collective action could end the scourge.

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Stockholm+50 Kicked Off

World leaders and environmentalists participate in Stockholm+50 conference

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The Stockholm+50 Conference took place on June 2-3, 2022 at Stockholmsmässan in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Ecofeminists participate in roundtable discussions at Stockholm+50 associated event

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Almost 30 ecofeminists gathered at an event associated with the Stockholm+50 conference titled “Feminist priorities for people, planet and peace” on June 1, 2022 at the Stockholm Environmental Institute and virtually. (FOWPAL)

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Ukraine: At least two children killed in war every day, says UNICEF

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A 9-year-old girl stands in an underground car park in Kharkiv where she is sheltering with her parents during the conflict in Ukraine.

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UNICEF urges leaders to keep schools safe following deadly Texas shooting

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Young girls protest at the March For Our Lives rally in Washington, D.C.

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UNHCR chief urges support for Bangladesh to save Rohingya lives, ‘build hope’

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UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi with Rohingya refugees at the Rohingya Cultural Memory Centre at Kutupalong camp in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district.

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Food insecurity threatens societies, exacerbates conflicts and ‘no country is immune’

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A women's cooperative in Guinea has planted vitamin-rich Moringa trees which provide dietary supplements as well as supporting biodiversity and preventing soil erosion.

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Guterres condemns deadly ‘vile act of racist violent extremism’ at supermarket in Buffalo, USA

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UN Secretary-General António Guterres.