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Austria's Volker Turk set to become next UN human rights chief

Volker Turk: Volker Turk has spent most of his career within the UN system, with a particular focus on refugees, and worked closely with Secretary-General Antonio Guterres when the latter headed the global body's refugee agency.

Volker Turk: Volker Turk is set to become the next High Commissioner for Human Rights.(Twitter)
Volker Turk: Volker Turk is set to become the next High Commissioner for Human Rights.(Twitter)
Published on Sep 09, 2022 12:20 PM IST
AFP |

Austria's Volker Turk proposed to be next UN human rights chief: 5 points

Volker Turk News: Volker Turk currently works in United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' office as Under Secretary-General for Policy.

Volker Turk: Volker Turk is the proposed next High Commissioner for Human Rights.(Twitter)
Volker Turk: Volker Turk is the proposed next High Commissioner for Human Rights.(Twitter)
Published on Sep 08, 2022 02:45 PM IST

Kidnapped Congo woman forced to cook, eat human flesh twice: Rights group to UN 

The UN Security Council was meeting for a regular briefing on Congo, where heavy fighting between the government and rebel groups since late May has sparked a surge in violence.

Congo's army has been locked in heavy fighting since late May with the M23 rebel group, which is waging its most sustained offensive since a 2012-2013 insurrection that seized vast swathes of territory.(AFP)
Congo's army has been locked in heavy fighting since late May with the M23 rebel group, which is waging its most sustained offensive since a 2012-2013 insurrection that seized vast swathes of territory.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 30, 2022 02:23 PM IST
Reuters |

International Albinism Awareness Day 2022: Date, history, significance, theme

International Albinism Awareness Day 2022: Here's all you need to know about the date, history, significance and theme this year of Albinism Awareness Day

International Albinism Awareness Day 2022: Know all about its date, history, significance, theme (Image by Babar Ali from Pixabay )
International Albinism Awareness Day 2022: Know all about its date, history, significance, theme (Image by Babar Ali from Pixabay )
Updated on Jun 12, 2022 01:22 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

UN rights chief says China trip not for probe, Xinjiang meetings ‘unsupervised’

She further said she had appealed to the Chinese authorities to prioritise provision of information to families who lost contact with their loved ones in Xinjiang.

This file handout image taken and released by the Office of the OHCHR shows a screen of UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet attending a virtual meeting with China's President Xi Jinping, in Guangzhou.(AFP)
This file handout image taken and released by the Office of the OHCHR shows a screen of UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet attending a virtual meeting with China's President Xi Jinping, in Guangzhou.(AFP)
Updated on May 28, 2022 07:01 PM IST
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