Tuesday, 02 September 2014

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Stronger protection needed for journalists covering conflicts

Stronger protection needed for journalists covering conflicts

2 September 2014 – The recent execution of the American journalist James Foley by the ISIS group, and deep concern for the fate of at least seven other journalists and members of the media believed to be held captive by ISIS in Syria, has sparked a call for an increased... Read more

In the shadow of Ebola, malaria remains public enemy #1

In the shadow of Ebola, malaria remains public enemy #1

  1 September 2014 –As the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa has captured the media’s attention... Read more

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 tra... 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

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