15 November 2014

  • As cold weather approaches, U.N. Humanitarian agencies will have more challenging needs handling displaced refugees, particularly in Syria, Iraq, and Ukraine.

  • International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinians will be commemorated by end November with no signs of progress on the ground. But that would never deter rhetorical speeches and press statements.

  • A report on human rights violations during Sri Lanka's civil war is expected to be made public, after varied pressures for re-drafting, resulting in either blunter or more discreet terms.