Saturday, 30 August 2014

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From captivity to sanctuary - saving the great apes

From captivity to sanctuary - saving the great apes

30.8.2014- A UN airplane returning from an aid mission had a chance to do even greater good as it transported two chimpanzees that spent the past year living behind a supermarket in Kinshasa to a permanent sanctuary in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on its way back. The United Nations... Read more

UN alarmed by killing of civilians in Ukraine

UN alarmed by killing of civilians in Ukraine

29 August 2014 – An average of around 36 people are being killed every day as a result of intense fight... Read more

Goodbye mushroom clouds?

Goodbye mushroom clouds?

29 August 2014 – Nuclear weapons have been tested in all possible environments since 1945: in the atm... Read more

Islands and IT(UN)es

Islands and IT(UN)es

28 August 2014 – From Jamaica to Cape Verde, from Bob Marley’s ubiquitous Rastafarian tunes to Ibrahi... Read more

Climate Change gets higher profile in new SDG’s

Climate Change gets higher profile in new SDG’s

  27 August 2014 – Fourteen years ago world leaders adopted the Millennium Development Goals with... Read more

Yet another tragedy in the Mediterranean leaves 230 migrants lost, presumed dead

Yet another tragedy in the Mediterranean leaves 230 migrants…

  27 August 2014 – Last weekend marked one the deadliest weekends for migration in the Mediterran... Read more

The Journey Home

The Journey Home

26 August 2014 – Tens of thousands of Angolans living in the Democratic Republic of Congo are set to ... Read more

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