SUNS - South North Development Monitor
     INDEX        ARCHIVE        SEARCH        FROM GATT TO THE WTO        ABOUT
SUNS # 8739 Thursday 9 August 2018

United Nations : Improvements needed to whistleblower policies in UN system (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
While there has been some progress on whistleblower policies and practices in UN system organisations, all organi zations need to continue improving in terms of their written policies, pay particul ar attention to the practices associated with supporting those who do report, and proactively protect those persons from retaliation, says a report by the UN 's Joint Inspection Unit (JIU).

United Nations : Helping indigenous peoples live equal lives (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Although indigenous peoples are being increasingly recognised by both rights activists and governmental organisations, they are still being neglected in legal documents and declar ations.

Africa : Winds of change on Kenya's northern borders (PRIV)
(IPS, Nairobi)
Previously characterised by belligerence, based on competition for resources, the border regions of Eas tern Africa can sense the blissful wind of peace approaching.

  About   Publisher: Third World Network, 131 Jalan Macalister, 10400 penang, malaysia
Editor emeritus: chakravarthi raghavan.
Editor: kanaga raja, rm c508, 8-14 Avenue de la Paix, ch-1211 geneva 10, switzerland; tel:(4122) 7344274, fax 7401672; email:
Advisory board: rajiv kumar chander, triyono wibowo
As a non-profit service, subscriptions are intended to cover or contribute to costs of operations. terms and special conditions: information available from publisher.


[c] 2013, SUNS - All rights reserved. May not be reproduced, reprinted or posted to any system or service without specific permission from SUNS. This limitation includes incorporation into a database, distribution via Usenet News, bulletin board systems, mailing lists, print media or broadcast. For information about reproduction or multi-user subscriptions please contact <>