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    Nations agree landmark treaty on traditional knowledge, protecting Indigenous Peoples’ rights

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    Humanitarian Aid
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    World News in Brief: UN aid chief on Rafah, Gaza fuel shortage, rising hunger in Haiti

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    Africa
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    Sudan: Deteriorating situation in El Fasher, health system collapsing nationwide

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    Peace and Security
    24.05.2024

    Security Council denounces attacks against aid workers, UN personnel

    The United Nations Security Council on Friday strongly condemned rising attacks on humanitarian workers and UN personnel, urging all conflict…
    Humanitarian Aid
    24.05.2024

    Civilians in Ukraine describe continued Russian attacks in north-eastern regions

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    Human Rights
    24.05.2024

    Myanmar: UN rights office warns of growing crisis in Rakhine state

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    Women
    24.05.2024

    Silence the guns, amplify women’s voices for peace to end rape in wartime

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    Peace and Security
    24.05.2024

    Gaza: World court orders Israel to halt military operations in Rafah

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    Asia Pacific
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    WMO report: Asia hit hardest by climate change and extreme weather

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    Climate Change
    24.05.2024

    WMO warns of up to seven major hurricanes in North Atlantic in 2024

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    SDGs
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    COVID-19 eliminated a decade of progress in global level of life expectancy

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    Middle East
    24.05.2024

    Increasing disease and humanitarian strain in Gaza amid aid shortages

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      Sudan: Deteriorating situation in El Fasher, health system collapsing nationwide

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      Security Council denounces attacks against aid workers, UN personnel

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      Civilians in Ukraine describe continued Russian attacks in north-eastern regions

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      Myanmar: UN rights office warns of growing crisis in Rakhine state

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      Silence the guns, amplify women’s voices for peace to end rape in wartime

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      Gaza: World court orders Israel to halt military operations in Rafah

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      WMO report: Asia hit hardest by climate change and extreme weather

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      WMO warns of up to seven major hurricanes in North Atlantic in 2024

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