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The United Nations cultural and scientific agency adopted a resolution reaffirming the right of the Palestinians to the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the occupied East Jerusalem (al-Quds).

To mark the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, senior United Nations officials are calling on Governments to improve access to education and ensure that the most vulnerable are not left behind as the journey to achieve the new UN Sustainable Development Goals gets under way.

An educational course on “Quran’s right over Muslims” will be held on November 3 for women in Kuwait.

Every year the international community’s celebrate the International Day of Peace on September 21. This year is the 30th anniversary of the General Assembly Declaration on the Right of Peoples to Peace. This time the general theme of the International Day of Peace is “RIGHT OF PEOPLES TO PEACE”.

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.

Citing the importance of Muslim women wearing the hijab (scarf), Muslim lawmakers are one in pushing for a proposed measure that would not, in any way, hinder its use in the Philippines, according to a party-list legislator from Mindanao.

The Right to Peace: A Defense-Security Approach

I will focus on “security and defense approaches to peace” in order to prove that peace cannot be simply realized from a legal or political viewpoint, but there are more important viewpoints with different approaches to peace.

The head of the Russian Muslim Women’s Union, Nailya Ziganshina, has voiced support for the right of Muslim women to wear a headscarf in public, ITAR-TASS reports.

It must have been 2007, although I cannot remember the exact date. I do recall getting lost in what seemed like a futile search for the headquarters of the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) in Rome. There was a meeting of NGOs and some General Assembly body, consisting of several UN ambassadors, dedicated to the ‘Question of Palestine. I was asked to attend on behalf of one NGO. Timidly, I agreed.

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