Wednesday, 24 September 2014

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Ukraine’s forgotten people

Ukraine’s forgotten people

24 September 2014 - Kharkiv, Ukraine. Dozens of exhausted travellers lie sleeping on benches in a corner of the lobby of a Stalin-era train station. They are internally displaced people (IDP) from the conflict in eastern Ukraine, forced from their homes by the violent conflicts in the region. It is... Read more

"You can make history... or be vilified by it."

Leonardo DiCaprio addressed world leaders today, not as an expert, but as one of the 400,000 concerne... Read more

Kicking-off Climate Week with a Click

Kicking-off Climate Week with a Click

23 September 2014 - In conjunction with the Climate Summit 2014 that starts today, the United Nations a... Read more

Indigenous people look to their future

Indigenous people look to their future

23 September 2014 - The first ever World Conference on Indigenous Peoples that began yesterday in New Y... Read more

The world gears up for the General Assembly

The world gears up for the General Assembly

22 September 2014 - Every September, global leaders converge on United Nation Headquarters in New York ... Read more

“There is no planet B”

“There is no planet B”

22 September 2014 - Ahead of the Climate Summit, hundreds of thousands marched the streets in New York ... Read more

"Peace can’t be left to politicians"

20 - 21 September 2014 – Securing international peace has always been the main goal of the United Natio... Read more

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