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Human Rights Council.Venezuela, Burundi, UAE win UNHRC seats; Pakistan defeated

NEW YORK. Oct. 28, 2015 — Despite widespread criticism of their human rights records in a report presented yesterday at the UN, Venezuela, UAE, Burundi, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Kyrgyzstan, and Togo easily won election today to 3-year terms on the 47-nation UN Human Rights Council.

Climat: le Sud-Coréen Hoesung Lee nommé à la présidence du GIEC

NOUVEAU. Vice-président du GIEC depuis 2008, M. Lee est professeur à la haute école pour l'énergie et l'environnement de Séoul, où ses recherches se concentrent sur les conséquences économiques du changement climatique. Il a également été conseiller spécial du ministre de l’Environnement coréen.

UN. Zuckerberg to the UN: The Internet Belongs to Everyone

HOODIE. A reputation is a  hard thing to shake. Like when a UN moderator introduces Mark Zuckerberg by commenting that he is almost unrecognizable without his hoodie. Zuckerberg hasn’t worn a hoodie in nearly three years.

In fact, he was looking remarkably comfortable in his suit at the UN last weekend as he joined a group of speakers from global NGOs.

UN. Human Rights Council. Sept.14 - Oct.2, 2015

SPEACH. Oral Update by Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights at the Human Rights Council 30th Session.

 Mr President, Excellencies,

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