Today. Human Rights Council failing to fulfil its core mandate, finds new think tank analysis

UNIVERSAL RIGHTS. When the Human Rights Council was established in 2006 following a decision of UN Heads of State, its founders envisioned it as a body with a core mandate to ‘address situations of violations of human rights, including gross and systematic violations, and make recommendations thereon.’

Rapport UNHCR. Bond de 45% des demandes d'asile, la Suisse au 11 rang

PAYS RICHES. 30 mars 2015. Les demandes d'asile dans 44 pays industrialisés ont augmenté de 45% l'an dernier, a affirmé jeudi le Haut Commissariat de l'ONU aux réfugiés (UNHCR).

Forests for Food - Food for Forests

GREEN FOOD. Every year the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and the Food and Agricultural Organization celebrate the International Day of Forests in order to raise awareness on the role of forests in our society.

International Day of Forests: Forest in the Northern Hesmisphere are growing

GREEN. While forest cover is expanding in the UNECE region, with an increase over the last 15 years of a total area of approximately the size of the United Kingdom, the income generated by forests and the related sectors is declining, the job force is shrinking, and many forest related services could be monetized. 


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