Focus on Accessible Treatment, Reproductive Rights Vital for Eliminating Health Gaps, Gender Discrimination, Speakers Tell High-Level Political Forum

Speakers today voiced deep concern at the continued prevalence of the long‑standing — and often intersecting — challenges of gender discrimination and health inequality, as the Economic and Social Council’s High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development entered the third day …

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As the day ends they have been saved from certain death

The baby Success, three months old, is taken care of on the ocean by Iason Apostolopoulos.The baby Success, three months old, is taken care of on the ocean by Iason Apostolopoulos.

Every week hundreds of people drown in the Mediterranean, the world's deadliest sea.

DN's Katia Wagner and Anders Hansson joined the search- and rescue boat Aquarius for an eight day operation. 731 people were saved from a sure death, thirty

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UN United Nations : Non-Governmental Organizations Committee Defers Action on 5 Entities, while Recommending Status Upgrade for Another

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today deferred its consideration of five groups requesting consultative status with the Economic and Social Council, while recommending the reclassification of one accredited non-governmental organization - World Council for Curriculum and Instruction (United States) - Read more

In full: the New Year's Honours list

Here is the UK New Year's Honours list in full.

Professor Shankar Balasubramanian. Herchel Smith Professor of Medicinal Chemistry. University of Cambridge. For services to Science and Medicine. (Cambridgeshire)

Antony James Beevor. Military Historian and Author. For services in support

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