Monday, 30 March 2015

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Food reaches all islands affected by Cyclone Pam

Food reaches all islands affected by Cyclone Pam

29 March 2015 - Two weeks after Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu, food has reached all 22 cyclone-affected islands for more than 160,000 people. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is supporting the government-led relief effort by organizing distributions, logistics services, and providing extra food to supplement government food packages... Read more

Norway Submit Climate Action Plan Ahead of COP21

Norway Submit Climate Action Plan Ahead of COP21

28 March 2015 – Norway has submitted its new climate action plan to the UN Framework Convention on Clim... Read more

Asylum applications in industrialized countries reach 22-year high in 2014

Asylum applications in industrialized countries reach 22-yea…

27 March 2015 - The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) reported on Thursday that the wars in Syria and Iraq... Read more

Number of Foreign Fighters in Syria/Iraq Sets Alarming Record

Number of Foreign Fighters in Syria/Iraq Sets Alarming Recor…

26 March 2015 – Over 20,000 foreign fighters have already joined the Syria/Iraq conflict, accordin... Read more

Promoting Urban Revitalization Through Planning of Public Spaces

Promoting Urban Revitalization Through Planning of Public Sp…

26 March 2015 – UN-Habitat reports that it has signed two cooperation agreements with the cities of Col... Read more

The Ark of Return: Permanent Memorial Unveiled In Remembrance of Enslaved Women

The Ark of Return: Permanent Memorial Unveiled In Remembranc…

25 March 2015 – The Secretary General unveils a permanent memorial today in honour of victims of t... Read more

Ambitious new targets for TB are a matter of social justice

Ambitious new targets for TB are a matter of social justice

24 March 2015 - As countries mark World Tuberculosis Day March 24 the World Health Organization is... Read more

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