Daily Archives: October 11, 2019

UN: Escalating Violence in Burkina Faso Displaces 500,000

GENEVA - United Nations aid agencies warn the unfolding humanitarian crisis in Burkina Faso is devastating the country's agriculture and economy, destabilizing communities, and putting the lives of severely malnourished children at risk.The findings ar...

Third Committee Delegates Applaud Gains in Children’s Access to Health Care, Legal Protections, while Decrying Deadly Impact of Conflict on Their Development

2018 and the number of casualties continues to rise. Israeli raids, attacks on schools and closures of Palestinian educational institutions also continue, she said. Along with Israel's colonization of Palestinian land and unlawful arrests and interro...

US Not Alone in Restricting Asylum Eligibility

NEW YORK - U.S. President Donald Trump's effort to dramatically curtail claims for asylum in the United States cheered by the administration's supporters and condemned by immigration rights advocates is unprecedented on America's southern border but...

US Not Alone in Restricting Asylum Eligibility

NEW YORK - U.S. President Donald Trump's effort to dramatically curtail claims for asylum in the United States cheered by the administration's supporters and condemned by immigration rights advocates is unprecedented on America's southern border but...

Absence of Multilateral Trade System Threatens Sustainable Development, Delegates Stress as Second Committee Takes Up Macroeconomic Policy Questions

Multilateralism and a stable, inclusive international trade environment are crucial to developing countries, while growing debt threatens their progress in sustainable development, speakers told the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) today durin...