Monday, 20 October 2014

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Using a boat and a bucket to cope with a flood

Using a boat and a bucket to cope with a flood

20 October 2014 – “Human rights are currently under greater pressure than they have been in a long while,” says UN High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, referring to the twin plagues of Ebola, which thrives at the intersection of chronic poverty and failures of adequate public services, and ISIL,... Read more

Traded, trafficked, trapped

Traded, trafficked, trapped

18 October 2014 - In each case, human tragedies, broken hopes and destroyed plans for a better lif... Read more

An urgent global problem that demands an urgent global response

An urgent global problem that demands an urgent global respo…

17 October 2014 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on the international community to turn pledges i... Read more

The fight against poverty must leave no one behind

The fight against poverty must leave no one behind

17 October 2014 – Poverty levels in the world have declined significantly in the last two decades as at... Read more

The only acceptable number is zero

The only acceptable number is zero

16 October 2014 - Access to food is a basic human right. In a world that produces enough food to feed e... Read more

(W)rapping up Ebola in Senegal

(W)rapping up Ebola in Senegal

15 October 2014 - The Ebola outbreaks in Senegal and Nigeria have been far smaller than in other West A... Read more

The Nun and the Imam: a message of peace for CAR

The Nun and the Imam: a message of peace for CAR

14 October 2014 – The Central African Republic (CAR) has been devastated by months of violence between ... Read more

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World Food Day (16 October)

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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