Monday, 25 September 2017

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Half a billion Euros to fight violence against women

Half a billion Euros to fight violence against women

21 September 2017 – The European Union and the United Nations have launched a 500 million Euro initiative to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls, one of the most widespread and devastating human rights violations across the globe. UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that the initiative called Spotlight... Read more

Mobile Money for the Poor: building a bridge between relief and development

Mobile Money for the Poor: building a bridge between relief …

Today refugees and migrants are a main concern for many countries in the world as millions of them cross borders ... Read more

UN-EU to launch partnership to end all forms of violence against women

UN-EU to launch partnership to end all forms of violence aga…

The European Union, in partnership with the United Nations, are set to launch a global initiative to eliminate al... Read more

UNCCD COP13 in Ordos: more than 110 states aim to reverse land degradation

UNCCD COP13 in Ordos: more than 110 states aim to reverse la…

Land degradation is one of the planet’s most pressing global challenges. A third of the world’s land is degraded.... Read more

Mental health care for survivors of torture saves lives

Mental health care for survivors of torture saves lives

  Within the system of the United Nations, there is a specialized humanitarian instrument designed to support... Read more

EU priorities at the UN General Assembly

EU priorities at the UN General Assembly

The European Union have outlined their priorities ahead of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly ... Read more

Building more inclusive economies beyond austerity: the 2017 Trade and Development Report

Building more inclusive economies beyond austerity: the 2017…

15 September 2017 – 10 years after the crisis, the recovery of the global economy is still limited, according to ... Read more

Ciné-ONU: To End a War

Ciné-ONU: To End a War

For over half a century, Colombia had been ravaged by conflict between Government forces and armed guerillas. The e... Read more

COP23: Bula and Bonn zones are growing fast

COP23: Bula and Bonn zones are growing fast

  Preparations for the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 23) in Bonn are in full swing. Following the beginni... Read more

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EU-UN launch Spotlight Initiative

The European Union and the United Nations are embarking on a new, global, multi-year initiative focused on eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls - The Spotlight Initiative. The Initiative aims to place this issue in the center of efforts to achieve gender equality and women's empowerment, in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development..

What is the UN?

A quick guide on the key components, mission and work of the United Nations - an international organization that helps to build a better world.
 
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“Together - Respect, safety and dignity for all”

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The campaign highlights the economic, cultural and social contributions that migrants and refugees make to countries of origin, transit and destination. It also counters some misinformation and misperceptions.

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