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Hi, this is Gabriela. Working to uphold human rights and bring justice to those whose rights have been violated can be a trying job. With the Human Rights Council in full swing, three UN rights experts discuss the legal and emotional twists and tangles that come with their roles.

A global security governance think tank in Geneva hires its first female director, and the UN’s humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria sounds the alarm on rising levels of need in the northeast.

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Gabriela Galindo


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A general view of participants during the opening session of the high level segment of the 52nd session at the UN Human Rights Council. 27 February 2023. (Flickr/UN Photo/Jean Marc Ferré)

🔎 The challenge of probing 'horrific' rights abuses from Russia to South Sudan. Three UN human rights experts discuss the challenges of their job and the emotional toll that it can take to probe human rights atrocities.

Swissinfo (EN)

🇨🇭Seasoned diplomat Nathalie Chuard takes the helm of global security think tank. For the first woman to lead the Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance, reestablishing trust between governments' security forces and the populations is a key.

Le Temps (FR)

🇳🇬 UN sounds alarm on northeast Nigeria. UN experts called for urgent action as a 14-year-long conflict in the area leaves millions in need of humanitarian assistance.

AFP via Barrons (EN)

🇺🇳 As UN peacekeepers prepare to leave Mali, it now hangs in the Kremlin's balance. An upcoming UN Security Council vote on the future of the UN’s peacekeeping mission in Mali could have wide-ranging implications for the global aid sector.

PassBlue (EN)

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