Monthly Archives: July 2015

INTERVIEW: “Every conflict has an end, and this conflict… has to come to an end after five years” – UN envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura

By | 31 July 2015

New York, 30 July 2015 – The Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, has been tasked with reinvigorating an inclusive political process towards ending the crisis in the country, based on the aims set out in the 2012 Geneva Communiqué, which was adopted by the first international conference on the issue and has… Read More »

Fighting human trafficking is not just about law enforcement” – UN rights expert

By | 30 July 2015

Geneva, 28 July 2015 – Speaking ahead of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, United Nations human rights expert Maria Grazia Giammarinaro calls for sweeping changes in policy and on perception of trafficking. Fighting trafficking is not just about law enforcement, the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children reminds governments across… Read More »