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Monday’s Daily Brief: the cost of maternal healthcare, Sudan and Chad updates, sustainability in foc
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Friday, 23 August 2019
Monday’s Daily Brief: the cost of maternal healthcare, Sudan and Chad updates, sustainability in foc
This Monday, top stories includes: the “catastrophic” cost of maternal healthcare; UN condemnation following violence against protesters in Sudan and the killing of a journalist in Chad; and the urgent need for sustainability highlighted through an exhibit in Geneva and a special event in London.Read Full Article ...
 
Sudan: top UN official demands cessation of violence and rape against civilians by security forces
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Friday, 23 August 2019
Sudan: top UN official demands cessation of violence and rape against civilians by security forces
Following recent reports of attacks and rape by security forces and paramilitaries against the pro-democracy protesters in Sudan who have been holding a sit-in...
 
Yemen: maternal and newborn health ‘on the brink of total collapse’, UNICEF alerts
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Friday, 23 August 2019
Yemen: maternal and newborn health ‘on the brink of total collapse’, UNICEF alerts
After more than four years of grinding conflict in Yemen, healthcare for mothers and their babies is “on the brink of collapse”, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF...
 
Wednesday’s Daily Brief: ending rape in war, Khashoggi, forced displacement, North Korea and Mali
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Friday, 23 August 2019
Wednesday’s Daily Brief: ending rape in war, Khashoggi, forced displacement, North Korea and Mali
On Wednesday, these are the main stories: International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict; the UN independent investigator for the killing...
 
FROM THE FIELD: Children in warzones denied right to education 
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Friday, 23 August 2019
FROM THE FIELD: Children in warzones denied right to education 
Millions of children around the world are being denied a “safe place to learn”, due to ongoing conflicts according to the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF.Read Full ...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.