“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Analysis is forthcoming.
24 June 2014 – With women and girls in Central African Republic (CAR) falling prey to a raft of “terrifyi
For February, in which Lithuania has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situati
Living in the lush mountainous region in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Wivine Mwbawa would spend hours ea
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For December, in which France has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations
For November, in which China has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations
"Congolese officials should fulfill their obligations...
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For May, in which Togo has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations in Bos
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of former Irish president Mary Robinson as the new Spec
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The Permanent Missions to the United Nations of France, the United Kingdom, and the United States submitted to the Se
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