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UN Human Rights Council Voted to Condemn Systematic Human Rights Violations by Syrian Authorities

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In a resolution adopted by a vote of 37 in favour to 3 against, with 3 abstentions, the 47-member Human Rights Council strongly condemned the continued “widespread and systematic” violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms by the Syrian authorities.

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IIED Urges the UN to Establish Donor Transpacency Policy for Climate Aid

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The effort to evaluate the quality of funding information comes after campaigners and recipient countries have accused donor governments of diverting money from other development projects and re-labelling it as climate aid.

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How Many Children Can You Feed For the Price of Your Lunch? UN Launch Social Media Calculator to Find Out

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In an effort to encourage individuals to help feed tens of thousands of hungry children across the world, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has created a social media platform through which people can share their favourite meals by making donations to the agency.

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