Fri, 27 Feb 2015 | What, When at UN: 
  • UN spokesperson briefs press in New York…
  • Secretary-General heads to Chile…
  • UN humanitarian agencies brief press in Geneva…

Urging international action, UNESCO chief condemns ISIL’s ‘cultural cleansing’ in Iraq



The head of the United Nations agency mandated to protect heritage sites has reiterated her dismay at the “destructive fury” exhibited by militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in their recent assault on the Mosul Museum.


‘Women must be at the decision-making table at all levels’ UN tells high-level meeting in Chile

The world must unite to end violence and discrimination against women and girls, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged at a high-level event in Chile on women and decision-making at a today, citing that progress over the past two decades has been made slow and uneven.



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