Comoros

Comoros

3 April 2019

The World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund issued the first comprehensive global report on water, noting that one in four health facilities around the world lack basic water services.  In the least developed countries, that number rises to 55 per cent of health facilities lacking services.

2 April 2019
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

22 March 2019
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

17 October 2018

The United Nations Population Fund’s annual State of World Population report “The Power of Choice: Reproductive Rights and the Demographic Transition” shows that the global trend towards smaller families and the power to choose the number, timing and spacing of children can bolster economic and social development.

16 October 2018
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

30 July 2018

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has found that children make up nearly 30 per cent of all identified victims of human trafficking.  In regions such as sub‑Saharan Africa and Central America and the Caribbean, the proportion is more than 60 per cent.

29 July 2018
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

22 May 2018

In a report published today, the United Nations Human Rights Office and the United Nations Support Mission in Libya say violence continues to have a devastating impact on health care in the country with hospitals and other medical facilities bombed, shelled and looted; medical personnel targeted; and patients attacked.