Monday, 31 August 2015

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Banning nuclear weapons testing – an unfinished business

Banning nuclear weapons testing – an unfinished business

31.8.2015 - In Japan earlier this month, I had the privilege to meet Makoto Takahara, who was 17 when the nuclear bomb detonated over his home city Hiroshima. Hearing his first-hand account of the horrors he witnessed then once again put into sharp focus for me the threat posed by... Read more

World Water Week: Quenching the world’s thirst

World Water Week: Quenching the world’s thirst

28.8.2015 - Indian water conservationist Rajendra Singh has won the prestigious Water Prize at the annual Stockho... Read more

 UNICEF - “Djokovic is a true champion for children around the world”

UNICEF - “Djokovic is a true champion for children around t…

27.8.2015 - Novak Djokovic, the world’s number one ranked tennis player champion’s a new role with the United Nat... Read more

“Let’s not pretend Europe’s response is working”

“Let’s not pretend Europe’s response is working”

25.8.2015 – “Building fences, using tear gas and other forms of violence against migrants and asylum seekers, det... Read more

Breaking the Chains – The International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its abolition

Breaking the Chains – The International Day for the Remembra…

23.8.2015 - The United Nations’ International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its abolition serves... Read more

Civilan suffering in Yemen at “incomprehensible” level

Civilan suffering in Yemen at “incomprehensible” level

20.8.2015 - An average of eight children are killed or maimed every day in Yemen as a direct result of the confli... Read more

“Inspiring the World’s Humanity”

“Inspiring the World’s Humanity”

  19 August 2015 - Each year the size and complexity of the challenges faced by the humanitarian community ... Read more

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