When looking at themes, the UK tends to participate in dialogues on civil and political rights for certain, specified groups. So of the 12 dialogues on violence against women across the 38 session of the HRC that we studied, the UK participated in nine, and five out of a total of seven dialogues on discrimination against women
Mondelēz International announced today it is investing $6 million in its Reading Science Centre in the UK to support the development of new chocolate, biscuit and candy products, serving over 150 different countries.
The Presidency of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has announced that Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi has been transferred to Scotland, United Kingdom, to serve his sentence of imprisonment. On 27 September 2016, Trial Chamber VIII found Al Mahdi guilty… Read More ›
President Bio Visits Horton Training Academy, Assures Commitment to Capacity Development of Military Personnel
President Julius Maada Bio has paid a working visit to the Horton Military Academy,managed by the International Security Sector Advisory Team (ISSAT), where he assured of his commitment to developing the capacity of servicemen.
World leaders pledge US$1 billion to transform health and nutrition of world’s poorest women, children and adolescents
The Global Financing Facility (GFF) in Support of Every Woman Every Child on Tuesday announced US$1.005 billion in contributions from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Burkina Faso, Canada, Côte d’Ivoire the European Commission, Denmark, Germany, Japan, Laerdal Global Health, the Netherlands, Norway, Qatar and the United Kingdom.
Donors have pledged an additional US$15.3 million to support quick action by the World Health Organization to tackle disease outbreaks and humanitarian health crises through its emergency response fund in 2018, the Contingency Fund for Emergencies (CFE). Canada, Denmark,… Read More ›
The United Kingdom is more than halfway towards meeting its commitment to resettle 20,000 people by 2020 through the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme (VPRS), according to new figures revealed yesterday (22/10). The latest quarterly Home Office immigration statistics show that… Read More ›