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Speakers Voice Concern About Whistle Blower Protection, Managerial Accountability, as Fifth Committee Discusses United Nations System for Resolving Staff Disputes

Delegates expressed concern today about protection for whistle blowers and managerial accountability as well as staff's lack of knowledge of dispute mechanisms at their disposal as the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) examined the Organization's …

“If we don’t receive the funds we need immediately, 600,000 people will be on the brink of starvation”

The head of the World Food Program issued a dire warning on Monday: if donors do not step up, hundreds of thousands of people in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo …

“If we don’t receive the funds we need immediately, 600,000 people will be on the brink of starvation”

The head of the World Food Program issued a dire warning on Monday: if donors do not step up, hundreds of thousands of people in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo …

Governments Must Do More to Protect Displaced Persons, End Forced Disappearances, Experts Tell Third Committee amid Calls for Greater Adherence to Conventions

The number of internally displaced persons had doubled to 40.3 million since 2000, and in many cases they had been forced to flee their homes by conflict and violence, the Special Rapporteur on the Human …

MeToo in the humanitarian world

Our friends and family sometimes think the humanitarian world is populated by saints. The general public might also think that (our fundraising campaigns certainly play on this). However, those of us who live in it …

G7 countries can help smallholders and family farmers access data vital for building resilience

Bergamo - Access to reliable information, including on changing weather patterns and market conditions, is essential for empowering farmers, especially those in developing countries, FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva said today.

"There is an …

Football Star, Politician are Early Front-runners in Liberia’s Election

MONROVIA Football icon George Weah and Vice President Joseph Boakai are the early front-runners in Liberia's presidential election results, with about a quarter of the ballots declared as of Friday.

Authorities, however, are urging people …

Las Vegas Shooting Prompts Rethinking of Security Strategies

WASHINGTON � As investigators continue their search for what motivated 64-year-old Stephen Paddock to unleash a hailstorm of bullets from a high-rise Las Vegas hotel, killing 58 people and wounding hundreds more, public safety officials …