Thu, 5 Mar 2015 | What, When at UN: 
  • UN Human Rights Council to continue current session in Geneva…
  • Security Council to consider situation in Libya…
  • UN spokesperson to brief press at Headquarters…

Member States must enforce human rights amid rising tide of extremism - UN rights chief



The world may be at a “turning point” as violent extremism and intolerance remain pervasive across the spectrum of global society, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights said today as he urged Member States to uphold the human rights principles underlying their communities in their fight against radicalism.


Libya crisis ‘festering,’ UN envoy warns, urging decisive action to build national unity

The overall situation in Libya is “deteriorating rapidly” amid a growing terrorist threat and continuing violence, the United Nations envoy to the country warned the Security Council today, as he urged national stakeholders to move firmly in defining the country’s future.



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