Category Archives: Legal Judicial

Multilateralism must weather ‘challenges of today and tomorrow’ Guterres tells Paris Peace Forum

In a speech to the Paris Peace Forum in Paris on Monday, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that to thrive, multilateralism had to adapt, mindful that conflicts persist, creating suffering and displacement: our world is unsettled. He was speaking as …

Multilateralism must weather ‘challenges of today and tomorrow’ Guterres tells Paris Peace Forum

In a speech to the Paris Peace Forum in Paris on Monday, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that to thrive, multilateralism had to adapt, mindful that conflicts persist, creating suffering and displacement: our world is unsettled. He was speaking as …

UN Rights Agency Welcomes Landmark Rape Conviction in Mauritania

GENEVA – The U.N. office of the high commissioner for human rights welcomes the conviction and sentencing of a man for rape by a court in Mauritania.

Mauritania does not have a law to prevent gender-based violence and rape. In …

WFP: Hundreds of Thousands of Haitians on the Verge of Famine

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The World Food Program warns Haiti is approaching famine like conditions, with more than 1 in 3 people in the country of 11 million in need of urgent assistance.

A food assessment in October finds 1 million …

‘Lost Boy’ of Sudan Wins New York State District Councilor Seat

WASHINGTON – He was once called a Lost Boy but today, his official title is Councilor-Elect.

Chol Majok won the 3rd District Common Council seat in Syracuse, New York, this week, becoming the first former refugee in city history to …

‘Lost Boy’ of Sudan Wins New York State District Councilor Seat

WASHINGTON – He was once called a Lost Boy but today, his official title is Councilor-Elect.

Chol Majok won the 3rd District Common Council seat in Syracuse, New York, this week, becoming the first former refugee in city history to …