The United Nations Joint Human Rights Office –which comprises the Human Rights Division of MONUSCO and the OHCHR, and was established in February 2008- has published a report on the mass rapes and other human rights violations committed in the Villages of Bushani and Kalambhiro in Massisi Territory (North Kivu, DRC) on 31 December 2010 and 1 January 2011.
DI - 26/7/2011
The US government presented its new National Security Strategy in June 2011, which lays out a strategic approach for advancing US interests and an international order that can address 21st century challenges.
DI - 26/7/2011
This year’s edition of the World Trade Report examines the growing number of preferential trade agreements (PTA’s) and describes its historical development and the current landscape of agreements.
DI - 22/7/2011
The Heads of State or Government of the 17 countries of the euro zone have agreed on a new rescue plan for Greece and changes to the European Financial Stability Fund, both aimed at stopping the spread of the debt crisis.
DI - 19/7/2011
Published on 13 July this Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council presents options on a common solution for extracting information and establishing a European system for tracking terrorist financing.
DI – 18/7/2011
This year’s edition of the ADO highlights the problem of tackling the rising consumer price pressure as an important challenge that developing Asia must resolve to sustain the inclusive growth needed to eliminate poverty in the region.
DI – 15/7/2011
According to this Middle East/North Africa Report – published on 13 July by ICG- the Syrian regime seems be digging its own grave in an attempt to survive at all costs, and the situation appears to have reached a dead end although it could get worse, especially given the difficult economic conditions in the country.
DI - 14/7/2011
The Fund for Peace and Foreign Policy magazine presented the seventh annual Failed States Index (FSI). This year’s index draws on some 130,000 publicly available sources to analyze 177 states and rate them using 12 social, economic, political and military indicators of pressure on the state during the year 2010.
DI - 13/7/2011
The Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report is the principal diplomatic tool of the U.S government to engage foreign governments on human trafficking. This year’s edition calls for ‘a Decade of Delivery’ building on the progress of the last 10 years seen through the enactment of anti-trafficking laws and ratification of the UN’s TIP (Palermo) Protocol by most of the countries.
DI - 12/7/2011
The Organization of American States (OAS) has issued the First Report of the Continuous Reporting System on International Migration in the Americas (SICREMI). Prepared in cooperation with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the SICREMI report 2011 collects data from various sources to process and disseminate information on the magnitude, trends and characteristics of international migration in the region.
DI - 11/7/2011
The WESS 2011, subtitled The Great Green Technological Transformation, calls for a complete transformation of technology on which human economic activity is based, to meet both the objectives of conquering poverty and protecting the environment.
DI - 8/7/2011
This year’s edition of the Progress on World’s Women: In pursuit of Justice Report –published by UN Women, the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women- is focused on women’s access to justice. The report recognises the progress worldwide but calls on governments to take action to end the injustices that keep women poorer and less powerful than men.
DI - 7/7/2011
The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs presents the yearly assessment of global progress towards the MDG’s. According to the report ‘significant strides have been made towards the Millennium Development Goals, yet reaching all the goals by the 2015 deadline remains challenging, as the world’s poorest are being left behind’.