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Undermining US sovereignty over immigration - Washington Times


Undermining US sovereignty over immigration
Washington Times
19 speech before the United Nations General Assembly, President Trump highlighted the importance of national sovereignty, declaring: “Strong sovereign nations let their people take ownership of the future and control their destiny.” Given its direct ...

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Central African Republic's message to UN: 'The only thing we want is peace' - UN News Centre


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Central African Republic's message to UN: 'The only thing we want is peace'
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Fast forward to 2014, when the United Nations peacekeeping mission was deployed to CAR and steps began to be taken to bring together the militias in attempts at community reconciliation. It was not till October 2016, that local leaders joined forces ...

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Famine can be a war crime and should be prosecuted, says independent UN rights expert - UN News Centre


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Famine can be a war crime and should be prosecuted, says independent UN rights expert
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23 October 2017 – Famine can constitute a war crime or crime against humanity, an independent United Nations human rights expert today said, noting that more civilians die from hunger and disease related to conflicts than in direct combat. “If the ...
States must act now to fulfill famine victims' right to food – UN expert ReliefWeb

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Three multinationals join UN global network on disability inclusion - UN News Centre


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Three multinationals join UN global network on disability inclusion
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23 October 2017 – Three multinational enterprises – Capgemini, Legrand and the Savola Group – today became the latest members of a United Nations global network that promotes equal opportunities for persons with disabilities in the workplace. “People ...

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Road accidents in Africa among deadliest worldwide, UN official says, urging more action - UN News Centre


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Road accidents in Africa among deadliest worldwide, UN official says, urging more action
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23 October 2017 – Some 650 people are killed each day in road accidents throughout Africa, a senior United Nations official today said, calling for more to be done to keep drivers – as well as pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists – safe. “There is ...

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Rohingya crisis: Donors pledge $344 million at UN-backed conference to support aid efforts - UN News Centre


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Rohingya crisis: Donors pledge $344 million at UN-backed conference to support aid efforts
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23 October 2017 – A United Nations-supported humanitarian conference today raised more than $344 million to fund critical relief programmes for Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh. The exodus – which began in late August – continues ...
US Threatens to Punish Myanmar Over Treatment of Rohingya New York Times
UN Rohingya conference: EU pledges millions in aid for refugees Deutsche Welle
$340M pledged to help Rohingya refugees, UN says CBS News
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United Nations Fast Facts - KTVQ Billings News


United Nations Fast Facts
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(CNN) -- Here's a look at the United Nations, an organization of 193 member states from around the world. Since 1948, the United Nations has authorized 71 international peacekeeping missions. United Nations Charter:October 24, 1945 - The official ...

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Wildlife conservation, sustainable development in spotlight at UN-backed conference - UN News Centre


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Wildlife conservation, sustainable development in spotlight at UN-backed conference
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23 October 2017 – Unless the international community integrates wildlife conservation with sustainable development, it will not be able to protect the remaining animal species on Earth, the head of a United Nations-backed environmental treaty today ...

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UN, African Union pledge to help Kenya ensure credible rerun of presidential poll - UN News Centre


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UN, African Union pledge to help Kenya ensure credible rerun of presidential poll
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23 October 2017 – The heads of the United Nations and the African Union have expressed their organizations' commitment to assist Kenya in ensuring a credible and transparent process in the forthcoming rerun of the recent presidential election. In a ...
Joint Statement of the African Union and the United Nations on the forthcoming presidential election in Kenya CNBCAfrica.com
AU, UN call for cooperation with Kenya's electoral body ahead of poll rerun africanews
UN and AU urge peace ahead of Kenya's repeat election Daily Nation
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UN chief Guterres, US President Trump commit to work together to address common challenges - UN News Centre


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UN chief Guterres, US President Trump commit to work together to address common challenges
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Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with United States President Donald Trump at the 72nd session of the General Assembly at the UN Headquarters, New York. (file) UN Photo/Rick Bajornas ...
Remarks by President Trump and United Nations Secretary-General Guterres in Meeting The White House (blog)
Trump lauds 'great potential' of the United Nations Washington Times
Trump hosts UN secretary-general at White House: 'We appreciate all you do!' Los Angeles Times
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