Wednesday, 26 April 2017

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Ciné-ONU presents Prison Sisters – from oppression to liberation

Ciné-ONU presents Prison Sisters – from oppression to liberation

25 April – Prison Sisters, the follow-up to ‘No Burqas behind Bars’ (screened by Ciné-ONU 2013), depicts the dangerous, but worthwhile, transition from captivity and oppression to liberation and freedom. The film follows the journey of two young Afghani women, Sara and Najibeh, who have been released from prison and... Read more

Donor conference gathers $1,1 billion for war-torn Yemen

Donor conference gathers $1,1 billion for war-torn Yemen

25 April 2017 – Sweden and Switzerland have hosted a fund-raising event for Yemen today, where UN... Read more

Malaria threatens nearly half of the world’s population

Malaria threatens nearly half of the world’s population

25 APRIL 2017 – The WHO Regional Office for Africa announced yesterday that Ghana, Kenya, an... Read more

World’s military expenditure tops hunger crisis pleas by 383 times

World’s military expenditure tops hunger crisis pleas by 383…

The world spends 1554 billion euros ($1686 billion) on military expenses each year – 4.3 bil... Read more

UN pleads for aid as famine looms in Northeast Nigeria

UN pleads for aid as famine looms in Northeast Nigeria

19 April 2017. The top UN Humanitarian official in Nigeria is visiting Nordic capitals to ask for support warning... Read more

Easter – one of the (food) waste feasts

Easter – one of the (food) waste feasts

  14.4.2017 – Easter, along with Christmas, is a time of year when many of us leave the dinner table wi... Read more

Slave markets and archipelago of torture awaiting migrants in Libya

Slave markets and archipelago of torture awaiting migrants i…

12.4.2017 - Hundreds of migrants along North African migrant routes are being bought and sold openly in modern da... Read more

Depression: let's talk!

Depression: let's talk!

World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated annually on 7 April, sponsored by the World Health O... Read more

‘The Destruction of Memory’ - Ciné-ONU marks World Heritage Day!

‘The Destruction of Memory’ - Ciné-ONU marks World Heritage …

On April 5th, Ciné-ONU was proud to host Tim Slade, and his powerful film ‘The Destruction of Memory... Read more

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Int. Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda

United Nations - Video Message by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on the occasion of the International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda (7 April).

“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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