Wednesday, 27 August 2014

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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 Ibrahim Ferrer’s sometimes soulful, sometimes upbeat style, Small Island Developing States have given us an incredible range of accomplished musical artists and diverse styles. 2014 is the International Year of Small Island Developing States,... 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

Yet another tragedy in the Mediterranean leaves 230 migrants lost, presumed dead

Yet another tragedy in the Mediterranean leaves 230 migrants…

  27 August 2014 – Last weekend marked one the deadliest weekends for migration in the Mediterran... Read more

The Journey Home

The Journey Home

26 August 2014 – Tens of thousands of Angolans living in the Democratic Republic of Congo are set to ... Read more

Apps saves mothers in developing countries

Apps saves mothers in developing countries

  25 August 2014 - A new app helps health workers in developing countries handle difficult births... Read more

The Black Sea turning brown?

The Black Sea turning brown?

23 August 2014 - During several decades, pollutants have entered the waters of the Black Sea. It is n... Read more

Syria’s killers emboldened by international paralysis

Syria’s killers emboldened by international paralysis

  22 August 2014 - “I deeply regret that, given the onset of so many other armed conflicts in this ... Read more

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