Thursday, 17 April 2014

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Domestic Dangers: Deterring violence and healing victims

Domestic Dangers: Deterring violence and healing victims

17 April 2014 – “A more comprehensive and targeted response to address acts of violence against women and girls is needed” says the United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women, Rashida Manjoo. In 2010 the UK declared violence against women a priority and in 2010 developed a strategy to directly... Read more

Brazil Kicks Off Carbon Neutral Goal for World Cup

Brazil Kicks Off Carbon Neutral Goal for World Cup

16 April 2014. The globe's biggest sporting event – the FIFA World Cup – is aiming to offset its greenhou... Read more

Settlement stalemate a status quo

Settlement stalemate a status quo

16 April 2014 - “Hebron embodies all the worst features of apartheid, colonialism and oppression that a... Read more

Ukraine must halt incitement to hatred

Ukraine must halt incitement to hatred

15 April 2014 - Misinformation, propaganda and incitement to hatred need to be urgently countered in Uk... Read more

 Flash floods and earthquakes in the Solomon Islands

Flash floods and earthquakes in the Solomon Islands

15 April 2014 – Flash floods in the Solomon Islands devastated Honiara, the nation’s capital, and the i... Read more

This month in UNRIC’s newsletter

This month in UNRIC’s newsletter

14 April 2014 - Plastic waste is the main theme of our newsletter this month. The Icelandic tourist ind... Read more

Invest in Development, not Destruction

Invest in Development, not Destruction

14 April 2014 – Global military spending levels constitute an unconscionable use of resources and remai... Read more

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Security Council establishes UN peacekeeping mission in CAR

Video explaining more about the new UN peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic

More: http://j.mp/1sIXaha #CARcrisis

International Mother Earth Day (22 April)

On selected International Days, UNRIC, in partnership with the GoodPlanet Foundation, post video clips from the 7 billion Others project to communicate the fears, dreams, ordeals and hopes of citizens from all over world.

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