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Peace is at risk and violated in many places, but ‘we will not give up,’ says UN chief Guterres

Peace is at risk and violated in many places, but ‘we will not give up,’ says UN chief Guterres

21 September 2018
On Friday, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres cited the strong correlation between the International Day of Peace and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a basis for peace. According to the UN chief, the Declaration, which turns 70 this year, provides a reminder that peace takes root when people are free from hunger, poverty and oppression…
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Scourge of genocide remains a ‘threat and a reality’ today: UN human rights chief

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Genocide remains a “threat and a reality” in the 21st century, UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Thursday, in an appeal to States to do more to act on the “warning signs” that often precede grave violations of international law. At an event at the Human Rights Council in Geneva to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Genocide Convention, Ms. Bachelet highlighted the findings of a UN probe…
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