ASIA PACIFIC

20/Apr Security Council condemns latest ‘highly destabilizing’ DPRK ballistic missile test
18/Apr UN human rights arm urges Nepal to carry out conviction of soldiers in teen’s murder
17/Apr UN cultural agency promotes power of youth to preserve cultural heritage
06/Apr Post latest missile test, Security Council condemns DPRK’s ‘highly destabilizing behaviour’
04/Apr
Australia’s Aboriginal children ‘essentially being punished for being poor’ – UN rights expert
Health care goals in Indonesia can be reached only if challenges addressed – UN expert
31/Mar INTERVIEW: Mark Bowden on his time in Afghanistan and on revamping international aid
29/Mar Pro-poor urbanization, sustainable infrastructure can unlock Asia-Pacific’s prosperity – UN
10/Mar Nation-building amid insurgency ‘an uphill struggle’ for Afghanistan – UN envoy
08/Mar
Viet Nam: UN experts urge Government to release blogger ‘Mother Mushroom’
Latest ballistic launches by DPR Korea raise risk of regional arms race, UN Security Council warns
28/Mar UN rights office disappointed with Thai Government’s refusal to criminalize enforced disappearance
27/Feb UN rights expert calls on Myanmar authorities to protect Rohingya population

16/Feb – Pakistan: UN condemns deadly terrorist attack on Sufi shrine in Sindh province

14/Feb – UN food relief agency working with Sri Lanka to end hunger and malnutrition

12/Feb – UN strongly condemns DPR Korea’s ballistic missile launch

12 Feb – Afghanistan: UN mission expresses grave concern at high civilian casualties in Helmand

07 Feb

Afghanistan: UN condemns deadly suicide attack in Kabul near Supreme Court
UN rights expert urges Thailand to loosen restrictions around monarchy defamation law

06 Feb

Violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state could amount to crimes against humanity – UN special adviser
UN renews call for protection of Afghan civilians, after casualty figures spike in 2016

03 Feb – UN report details ‘devastating cruelty’ against Rohingya population in Myanmar’s Rakhine province