Tuesday, 21 April 2015

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"EU cannot close its eyes as the comfortable do nothing"

20 April 2015 - An additional 700 people are feared dead after yet another boat capsised on the worlds deadliest sea passage on Sunday morning. Senior UN officials have called on the EU to improve  search and rescue-at-sea operations and to accelerate efforts to  address the plight of asylum seekers. "A tragedy... Read more

Refugee deaths continue on world's most dangerous sea route

Refugee deaths continue on world's most dangerous sea route

17 April 2015 - UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres on Wednesday expressed shock at news... Read more

There’s more that unites us than divides us

There’s more that unites us than divides us

  Image credit: Islamic Conference Youth Forum for Dialogue and Cooperation (ICYF-DC). 16 Apr... Read more

The challenge of accountability for the Sustainable Development Goals

The challenge of accountability for the Sustainable Developm…

15 April 2015 - A step towards increased political awareness of the Post-2015 agenda came on 14 April 2... Read more

Daniel Craig appointed as UN Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines and other Explosive Hazards

Daniel Craig appointed as UN Global Advocate for the Elimina…

15 April 2015 – We are honoured to announce that British actor Daniel Craig has been appointed as the U... Read more

Nomination call for UN Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize 2015 now open

Nomination call for UN Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize 2015 …

Photo credit: UN Photo/ P. Sudhakaran 14 April 2015 – The first UN Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Priz... Read more

Using mobile phone data to improve humanitarian responses

Using mobile phone data to improve humanitarian responses

Photo credit: United Nations Global Pulse 13 April 2015 – The World Food Programme (WFP) reports that it ... Read more

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