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Ban Ki-moon hails New Zealand's leadership on disability issues
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Wednesday, 07 May 2008
Ban Ki-moon hails New Zealand's leadership on disability issues
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today congratulated the Government and people of New Zealand, the recipient of this year's Franklin Delano Roosevelt International Disability Award, for their efforts to improve the lives of those living with disabilities.Read Full Article ...
 
Nepal's new constitution must enshrine press freedom, stresses UN official
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Monday, 05 May 2008
Nepal's new constitution must enshrine press freedom, stresses UN official
Enshrining guarantees of freedom of expression and access to information in Nepal's new constitution will be crucial tasks for the recently elected Constitu...
 
Free press, access to information vital for development, top UN officials stress
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Saturday, 03 May 2008
Free press, access to information vital for development, top UN officials stress
Marking the annual World Press Freedom Day, top United Nations officials have stressed the role of a secure and independent media, and access to information, i...
 
Landmark UN treaty on rights of persons with disabilities enters into force
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Saturday, 03 May 2008
Landmark UN treaty on rights of persons with disabilities enters into force
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities entered into force today, one month after the required twentieth country ratified the ...
 
Nepal's new constitution must enshrine press freedom, stresses UN official
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Friday, 02 May 2008
Nepal's new constitution must enshrine press freedom, stresses UN official
Enshrining guarantees of freedom of expression and access to information in Nepal's new constitution will be crucial tasks for the recently elected Constituent...
 
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