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CAIRO — Israel’s plan to intensify its ground operations in Gaza’s south includes seizing control of the Philadelphi Corridor, a stretch of land adjacent to the Egypt-Gaza border. But the plan risks breaching Egyptian sovereignty and disrupting the already abysmal …

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Elina Valtonen, Finland’s foreign affairs minister, told PassBlue that her country joined NATO this year for security reasons, given that Finland has the longest border with Russia in Europe — 830 miles north to south — and Russian troops have …

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MONROVIA, Liberia — Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee stood behind a wooden podium in a cramped conference room and recounted her narrow escape from one of the worst massacres in Liberia’s civil war, a devastating conflict that ended 20 years …

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You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. The information is gathered from UN press briefings, PassBlue reporting and other sources. This week, we look at promising developments around the FSO Safer crisis, a …

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Russia has been blacklisted by the United Nations for committing numerous atrocities against children in Ukraine. In Secretary-General António Guterres’s recent annual report on children and armed conflict, both Russia and Ukraine are listed as “situations of concern,” but only …

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On the eve of the first anniversary of Russia’s full-scale brutal war in Ukraine, the United Nations General Assembly approved a resolution demanding that Russia “immediately, completely and unconditionally” withdraw its military forces from Ukraine; called for a “cessation in …

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As the first anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine is fast approaching, a draft resolution is circulating among the United Nations’ 193 countries emphasizing the need for a “just and lasting peace” for Ukraine, while Western diplomats are shooting …

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KYIV — During its eight years of aggression against Ukraine, Russia has systematically pursued a policy of eradicating Ukrainian identity among children in the occupied territories. Deportation, separation from parents, transfer to Russian families, imposition of citizenship, Russification and militarization …

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For months, Sergiy Kyslytsya, Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations, alongside Christian Wenaweser, Liechtenstein’s envoy, have been leading an effort at the UN to produce a draft resolution to support the notion of establishing an international tribunal to prosecute the …

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This week, a United Nations agency released a damning report on how plastics are damaging our world and harming the people in it. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. The information is …

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The recent attack by a militia on the United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in which seven peacekeepers were killed, highlighted a question that the Security Council has hesitated to confront for years. What are the …

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In a year in which swaths of territory were liberated in Iraq and Syria from the grip of ISIS, enabling the release of women and girls and others from the extremists, the United Nations’ annual report on conflict-related sexual violence …

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It is widely believed that the Allied powers were in the dark about the “final solution” — the Nazi campaign to exterminate Europe’s Jews — until the discovery of the death camps, strewn with corpses and emaciated inmates, at the …

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LONDON — Crimes of sexual violence consistently result from large-scale conflict and war around the world. Rape and enforced prostitution, among other gender-based crimes, are used as a tool to enhance violence and domination and to spread fear among civilians. …

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  There is now overwhelming evidence that conflicts exacerbate pre-existing gender discrimination and put women and girls at heightened risk of sexual, physical and psychological violence. One appalling example of this evidence is the report recently to the Human Rights …

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