Acknowledging the sustained progress made on rebuilding Liberia after the 1999-2003 civil war, the United Nations Security Council has terminated an arms embargo against the country and dissolved the related mechanisms, namely the sanctions Committee and the expert panel.
Prisons need to change to enable staff to build relationships with prisoners and reduce the risk of suicide, according to research published jointly by the Howard League for Penal Reform and Centre for Mental Health.
A District Judge has refused to allow the Crown Prosecution Service to appeal against the acquittal of eight anti-arms trade activists who were charged with blockading the DSEI arms fair in London last September. The CPS application to appeal was refused on the basis it was "frivolous" and "misconceived".
From 24 May to 21 June, the Christian Council of Norway is promoting a pilgrimage from the Norwegian capital Oslo to Trondheim, an important Christian pilgrimage site and the location of the World Council of Churches Central Committee meeting from 22-28 June.
The United Nations Children's Fund has announced the launch of a new fund to better coordinate support for and drive investment in education for children and youth affected by humanitarian emergencies and protracted crises.
The number of employees who say they usually work from home has increased by a fifth over the past decade according to new analysis published by the TUC on 20 May 2016 to mark National Work From Home Day.