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  • UN Report reveals Russian forces Killed Hundreds of Civilians in Ukraine War

    December 14, 2022

    A new report from the United Nations human rights office has been released, documenting attacks in dozens of towns and executions by Russian forces that killed at least 441 civilians in the early days of the Ukraine war.

  • UN Human Rights Chief Türk targets Twitter

    November 07, 2022

    United Nations Human Rights Chief Volker Türk wrote an open letter to Twitter’s Elon Musk lecturing on the importance of Human Rights following Musk’s firing on a majority of Twitter’s ethical AI team and all of the human rights team.

  • Mark Carney-led GFANZ Drops Requirement for UN-backed Inititative

    November 02, 2022

    The Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ), a UN-backed climate-focused multi-trillion dollar coalition of financial institutions led by Mark Carney, announced it will no longer require its signatories to commit to the UN’s climate action campaign, Race to Zero.

  • Plan of Action for the Fourth Phase of the World Programme for Human Rights Education

    October 26, 2022

    OHCHR’s Fourth Phase of the World Programme for Human Rights Education contemplates more robust indoctrination of children in UN human rights catechism

  • Sudan and Vietnam Gain places on UN Human Rights Council

    October 13, 2022

    Two out of the five contested countries with a failing or abysmal human rights record have been elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council giving Vietnam and Sudan places, while Venezuela, South Korea and Afghanistan lost in the secret ballot vote.

  • UN Watch: Authoritarian regimes Set to Win Top U.N. Human Rights Posts

    October 05, 2022

    UN Watch sounds the alarm on the upcoming UN election of 14 nations to its highest human rights body, calling, along with other a non-governmental human rights groups from Europe, the U.S. and Canada, on UN member states to oppose the election of Afghanistan, Algeria, Sudan, Venezuela and Vietnam who are either considered "not free" or "underqualified".

  • Special Appointed Representative to Promote UN Agenda in U.S.

    October 05, 2022

    U.S. State Department appoints Special Representative for Subnational Diplomacy to promote UN economic, social, and cultural agenda in America’s cities

  • U.S. Top Official Defeats Russia’s Candidate to Head UN Telecoms Agency

    October 05, 2022

    Top U.S. official,  Doreen Bogdan-Martin, won a massive majority to lead International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations agency that sets global standards for telecoms and tech infrastructure over Russia’s Rashid Ismailov.

  • Guterres: 'Tax fossil fuel profits for climate damage’

    September 29, 2022

    United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres told the General Assembly that polluters should pay for the impact of climate-related events, highlighting that any profits made by fossil fuel companies should be taxed to pay for « climate damage ».

  • WHO Signs Letter Calling for Governments to End Use of Fossil Fuel

    September 14, 2022

    The World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) have joined more than 1,000 health professionals and 175 health organizations calling for an urgent “fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty” by sending a letter demanding that governments lay out a legally binding global plan to end the use of fossil fuel.

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