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Press Statement: #UNSC Members the outcome of the Geneva Conference on #Afghanistan on 27-28 November, co-hosted by the government of Afghanistan and @UN. Full statement: un.org/press/en/2018/…

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"Early warning signals are transmitted all the time. It raises the importance of the questions: do we choose to act, or do we choose to ignore?" - Ambassador @LiseGvH at #UNSC Arria on Atrocity Crimes Prevention Full statement: permanentrepresentations.nl/latest/news/20… pic.twitter.com/3ldtZupKE4

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At 70th anniversary of #UDHR & 20th anniversary of @UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders, #KingdomNL celebrates the extraordinary work of all who promote, protect and defend #HumanRights - in the past, the present and in the future. #StandUp4HumanRights pic.twitter.com/X9SdSMgwAw

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