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United Nations in Trinidad and Tobago supports efforts to end Child Marriage

United Nations in Trinidad and Tobago supports efforts to end Child Marriage

17 January 2017
Monday 16 January 2016 - The United Nations System in Trinidad and Tobago (UNTT) welcomed the resurgence of the debate on child marriage in Trinidad and Tobago and reaffirmed its support for all efforts to end this practice. the UN in T&T  said that it was looking forward to "Trinidad and…
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In opinion piece, Secretary-General António Guterres shares new vision for UN

In opinion piece, Secretary-General António Guterres shares new vision for UN

9 January 2017 – In an opinion piece for Newsweek, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres outlined a vision for addressing the enormous challenges facing the international community, including maintaining peace and security, promoting economic development, and combatting climate change. “The greatest shortcoming of the international community today is its failure to prevent conflict and maintain global security,” he wrote. The new Secretary-General, whose five-year term began on 1…
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As 2016 draws to a close, UN rights chief outlines enormity challenges to human rights

As 2016 draws to a close, UN rights chief outlines enormity challenges to human rights

30 November 2016 – Highlighting the challenges to human rights around the world, the United Nations human rights chief called on the international community to…
Colombia: UN-led mechanism investigating alleged ceasefire violation

Colombia: UN-led mechanism investigating alleged ceasefire violation

17 November 2016 – The tripartite Mechanism coordinated by the United Nations and comprising the Government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s…
General Assembly elects 14 members to UN Human Rights Council

General Assembly elects 14 members to UN Human Rights Council

28 October 2016 – The General Assembly today elected, by secret ballot, 14 States to serve on the Human Rights Council, the United Nations body…
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