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…

UN expert applauds United States decision guaranteeing ‘net neutrality’



The United States Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision to establish new regulations protecting so-called net neutrality, or the equal treatment of all Internet traffic, is “a real victory” for freedom of expression and access to information, a United Nations human rights expert said today.


At UN-backed meeting, West African nations commit to ending statelessness

Delegates representing fifteen West African nations have pledged to step up efforts towards eliminating statelessness in a move aimed at resolving the situation of hundreds of thousands of stateless people across the region, the United Nations refugee agency reported today.



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