Locked content Poland under scrutiny at the UN

Poland came under scrutiny at the hearing at the United Nation’s Human Rights Council in Geneva, where countries reviewed its record on rights, the rule of law and democracy. A number of nations, including the US, and nine EU member states voiced their concerns on recent judiciary and media bills, a...

Locked content President Duda meets UN Secretary-General

On September 17, Poland’s President Andrzej Duda started a five-day trip to the United States and has already attended the General Debate of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly and met with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. According to presidential aide Minister Krzysztof ...

Locked content Poland with one of the lowest maternal mortality rates

Maternal mortality has fallen by 44% since 1990 worldwide, the United Nations agencies and the World Bank Group reported on Thursday. With 3 deaths per 100,000 births, Poland is part of the group of countries with the lowest maternal mortality rate, along with Finland, Greece and Iceland. Maternal d...

Locked content UN urges Poland to ban ‘windows of life’

The UN’s Committee on the Rights of Children (CRS) has urged Poland to prohibit “the use of baby boxes, to strengthen and promote the already existing alternatives and to consider introducing as a last resort, the possibility of anonymous hospital births.” Scattered across Poland, ...