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Guterres: ‘We can turn the tide’ towards ending colonialism

New ideas must open fresh pathways towards finally ending the era of colonialism and to help advance sustainable development in the world’s 17 remaining colonies, the UN chief said in a video message to the Organization’s decolonization seminar in...

Biodiversity Day: Protecting humanity’s ‘life-support system’

The theme of the International Day for Biological Diversity, observed on Monday, centres on moving from talk to action: build back biodiversity.

Ukrainian civilians subject to ‘unbearable routine’ of Russian attack

Nearly 15 months after Russia began its full-scale invasion of Ukraine, civilians are forced to live through an “unbearable routine”, amidst alarming levels of destruction and damage to their communities, said the deputy UN disarmament chief on...

Children bearing the brunt of Afghanistan crisis: UNICEF

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Women and children wait to be seen by members of a UNICEF-supported mobile...