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Good morning, this is Nicolas. Today, we’re covering the election of five new members at the UN Committee Against Torture.

We’re also following WHO's call for urgent action on climate-related health issues, while keeping an eye on UN-Bangladesh agreement to relocate Rohingya refugees.

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Nicolas Camut


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Air pollution, like the smog covering Los Angeles on September 30 after the numerous California wildfires, is among the main rising health issues linked to climate change. (Credits: EPA/ETIENNE LAURENT)

WHO: Climate crisis is 'single biggest health threat facing humanity'. In a special report released on Monday, the organisation calls on governments and policymakers to "act with urgency" on the climate and health crises and outlines 10 recommended actions along with the research in support of why each action is beneficial.


New members at the UN Committee Against Torture. Five experts from the US, China, Russia, Japan and Morocco were elected to the committee, replacing those whose terms are expiring at the end of the year. The election comes as the committee gets ready to resume work following an 18-month hiatus.

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