# un - Yesterday’s News
# un - Sunday 1 January, 2017
As were Foster and Allen.
# un - Thursday 22 December, 2016
The General Assembly resolution was co-sponsored by Ireland and 57 other countries.
# un - Wednesday 21 December, 2016
A bill has been approved by Government which will enable ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
# un - Monday 19 December, 2016
In total, it is estimated 3,000 people have been evacuated so far.
# un - Sunday 18 December, 2016
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said one bus driver was killed in the attack.
# un - Wednesday 14 December, 2016
But it’s not clear if bombing has stopped.
Scrutiny of data sent back by an automated buoy showed a monster wave 19 metres high.
# un - Friday 2 December, 2016
Ireland must ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), writes Ann Marie Flanagan.
# un - Friday 25 November, 2016
Sixteen children have also died violent deaths in the twenty-year period.
# un - Monday 14 November, 2016
“The election of Donald Trump is only going to make matters worse,” said Green Party leader Eamon Ryan.
# un - Thursday 10 November, 2016
Last month, the Russian star’s 24-month ban for testing positive for meldonium was cut to 15 months.
# un - Saturday 5 November, 2016
It told the UN this week that it doesn’t tolerate such discrimination.
# un - Monday 31 October, 2016
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said rebel rocket fire since Friday has killed 48 civilians, including 17 children.
# un - Saturday 29 October, 2016
The UN has called on the armed groups to end “the cycle of attack and reprisal.”
# un - Wednesday 26 October, 2016
The horrific discovery was made yesterday by a Doctors without Borders (MSF) rescue ship.
# un - Sunday 23 October, 2016
Investigators say the substance may have been chlorine gas, based on the symptoms the victims displayed.
# un - Friday 14 October, 2016
Antonio Guterres has pledged to make the pursuit of peace in a conflict-torn world his “over-arching priority”.
The decision hasn’t exactly been welcomed.
# un - Friday 7 October, 2016
The UN children’s agency said the difference between the genders amounts to 160 million extra hours a day worldwide.
# un - Saturday 1 October, 2016
Five facts about war crimes, and the long, arduous legal process to bring perpetrators to justice.
# un - Friday 30 September, 2016
Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has condemned Russia’s bombardment of the Syrian city.
# un - Tuesday 20 September, 2016
The men are survivors of the Siege of Jadotville, the subject of Dornan’s newest film.
# un - Saturday 10 September, 2016
The country has sought to justify its weapons programme as a defence against US nuclear “blackmail”.
# un - Wednesday 24 August, 2016
Rodrigo Duterte also attempted some light wordplay on genocide while talking to reporters.
# un - Monday 15 August, 2016
FactCheck readers asked us to referee a recent dispute between Cora Sherlock and Fintan O’Toole, so we obliged.
# un - Tuesday 9 August, 2016
Temperatures in the city hit 40 degrees Celsius today.
# un - Sunday 10 July, 2016
The three are among 260 staff from Concern Worldwide in the country.
# un - Wednesday 6 July, 2016
After three years and 14 trial delays, it’s time for the government to intervene fully, writes MEP Lynn Boylan.
# un - Sunday 12 June, 2016
The former Tánaiste talks abortion, rent supplement and why women have to be tough to be in Irish politics.
# un - Thursday 9 June, 2016
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…
The UN’s Human Rights Commission says Ireland must stop this situation happening.
# un - Monday 23 May, 2016
President Higgins will be speaking on a number of topics including achieving zero hunger, humanitarian financing, gender-based violence and gender equality.
# un - Friday 13 May, 2016
A total of 262 recommendations were made to Ireland by other states regarding human rights.
# un - Thursday 12 May, 2016
The new Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform said it was his personal view the issue would be put to the people.
# un - Wednesday 11 May, 2016
We’re likely to receive a hammering on issues including abortion, disabilities, Traveller rights, education and homelessness.
# un - Thursday 28 April, 2016
The organisation made a number of claims in a letter sent last year.
# un - Tuesday 19 April, 2016
Delegates from the European Union, Switzerland, Brazil, Costa Rica, Uruguay among others called for abolishing capital punishment for drug criminals.
# un - Thursday 24 March, 2016
The former Bosnian Serb leader was sentenced to four decades in jail over the worst atrocities in Europe since World War II.
# un - Tuesday 16 February, 2016
The Egyptian politician and diplomat was 93 years old.
# un - Friday 5 February, 2016
The panel published its report into Assange’s three year stay at the Ecuadorian embassy this morning.