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Sexual abuse of elderly likely to ‘grow dramatically’, UN expert says

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As the world prepares to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the rights of older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, has stressed that they are often victims of sexual abuse and rape, although it remains rarely detected, reported or exposed.

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At China’s Belt and Road Forum

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At China’s Belt and Road Forum, Guterres calls for 'inclusive, sustainable and durable' development

UN China/Zhao Yun

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2018 Peace Prize Awarded to David Swanson

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http://davidswanson.org/2018-peace-prize-awarded-to-david-swanson/

At the Veterans For Peace Conven

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Embed the essence of 2030 Agenda

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‘Embed the essence of 2030 Agenda into everything,’ UN chief urges at close of Global Goals forum
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Fishing in fight against global hunger

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New UN agriculture agency report underscores value of fishing in fight against global hunger
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Nuclear non-proliferation treaty an ‘essential pillar’ says UN chief

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On the 50th anniversary of the opening for signature of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres urged all State parties to ensure the Treaty’s continued strength and importance in the years ahead.

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UN agency ready to play 'essential role' in verifying DPRK

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UN agency ready to play 'essential role' in verifying DPRK nuclear programme
Source:UN News.
Dean Calma/IAEA

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Iran deal represents ‘significant verification gain’– UN

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IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano briefs members of the media at a press conference held during the 1412th Board of Governors meeting

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