Friday, 04 September 2015

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UNHCR urges EU to receive 200,000 refugees

UNHCR urges EU to receive 200,000 refugees

4.9.2015-The UN High Commissioner for Refugees has urged the European Union (EU) to accept up to 200,000 refugees as part of a mass relocation programme. The Commissioner for the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), Mr. António Guterres, stressed in a statement issued today that, “this is a primarily refugee crisis, not only... Read more

"UNRWA welcomes this access after a long break"

3.9.2015 – The dangers and challenges faced by Syrian refugees escaping the ongoing conflict to Europe are finall... Read more

Beyond Ban Ki-moon

Beyond Ban Ki-moon

2.9.2015 - Over the coming months the process of selecting the next United Nations Secretary General (UNSG) is ex... Read more

Banning nuclear weapons testing – an unfinished business

Banning nuclear weapons testing – an unfinished business

31.8.2015 - In Japan earlier this month, I had the privilege to meet Makoto Takahara, who was 17 when the nuclear... Read more

World Water Week: Quenching the world’s thirst

World Water Week: Quenching the world’s thirst

28.8.2015 - Indian water conservationist Rajendra Singh has won the prestigious Water Prize at the annual Stockho... Read more

 UNICEF - “Djokovic is a true champion for children around the world”

UNICEF - “Djokovic is a true champion for children around t…

27.8.2015 - Novak Djokovic, the world’s number one ranked tennis player champion’s a new role with the United Nat... Read more

“Let’s not pretend Europe’s response is working”

“Let’s not pretend Europe’s response is working”

25.8.2015 – “Building fences, using tear gas and other forms of violence against migrants and asylum seekers, det... Read more

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