Tuesday, 06 December 2016

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UNHCR calls for a more coherent EU response to the refugee crisis

UNHCR calls for a more coherent EU response to the refugee crisis

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, presented a set of proposals in Brussels today to better protect refugees, focusing on how the EU can address the ongoing migration crisis and overcome its fragmented responses with a more coherent policy. Mr Grandi acknowledged the gravity of the current situation, with over... Read more

Surprising Soil

Surprising Soil

Soil underpins 90% of all human food, fiber, and fuel and is essential for water and ecosystem health; there&rsqu... Read more

Digitalisation for Development: how technology can save and improve lives

Digitalisation for Development: how technology can save and …

Why talk about digitalisation in development when there are many other more pressing issues to deal with such as ... Read more

There were hands up for #HIVprevention at Heymann Brother’s Belgian premiere of “Who’s Gonna Love Me Now?”

There were hands up for #HIVprevention at Heymann Brother’s …

Saar is an HIV positive gay man living in London, where he found refuge from the religious kibbutz where he grew ... Read more

Slavery can no longer be tolerated

Slavery can no longer be tolerated

It is a myth that slavery is a thing of the past. More people are trapped in slavery today than at any other time... Read more

Europe moves to accelerate research on preventive vaccines as World marks AIDS Day

Europe moves to accelerate research on preventive vaccines a…

As World AIDS Day is marked around the globe on December 1, Europe has moved in 2016 to accelerate research on ne... Read more

Does the Lake Chad Basin need another famine before we tackle its problems?

Does the Lake Chad Basin need another famine before we tackl…

The Lake Chad Basin is facing a complex humanitarian emergency situation. According to Toby Lanzer, the United Na... Read more

Why money matters in ending violence against women and girls

Why money matters in ending violence against women and girls…

Violence against women and girls remains an enormous problem. To raise awareness of  this important issue, U... Read more

First ever UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference convened in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

First ever UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference conven…

The United Nations seeks to build momentum on recent advances in climate change and the sustainable development a... Read more

“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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