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New report demands equal access to knowledge for the visually impaired

Ensuring the right to knowledge among persons who are blind, visually impaired or otherwise print disabled should be a higher development priority, says a new report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Blind Union – Asia Pacific (WBUAP). Continue reading

Report of the Independent Panel of Experts dealing with the death of Dag Hammarskjold A/70/132

This report presents a substantive summary of the new information made available to the Panel relating to the conditions and circumstances resulting in the tragic death of former Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld and of the members of the party accompanying him. Furthermore, it sets out the Panel’s assessments of the probative value of that new information. Continue reading

Under Siege: The devastating impact on children of three years of conflict in Syria

Under Siege: The devastating impact on children of three years of conflict in Syria, a new report by UNICEF, takes stock of the impact that three years of violence and rights violations have had on children, and it assesses the longer-term crisis facing the region. Continue reading