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  • Lost in migration

      18.12.2017 – More people around the globe are on the move than ever before. Each migrant’s story depicts the reality of migration today, which for some is a safe experience but for all too many is a matter of life, death or disappearance.  In 2016, an estimated 10,000 unaccompanied refugee or migrant children went missing […]

  • From Egypt to the Netherlands, and 2700 km in between

      In 2009, Aboud Chalhoub left his home in Damascus in order to try to find work in Egypt to support his family. Little did he know that it was only the beginning of a much longer journey that would take him to Turkey and through most of Europe on foot. That decision kickstarted not only a journey with extremely high stakes, but also a […]

  • Ciné-ONU Presents: A Small Act

    14th December  “We declare that human rights are for all of us, all the time: whoever we are and wherever we are from; no matter our class, our opinions, our sexual orientation.” – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon The extraordinary moment when Hilde Back mirrored this statement by donating money to sponsor a child in a […]

  • One Planet Summit : Investing to avoid a grey future

      13 December 2017. “Those who fail to bet on a green economy will be living in a grey future “, United Nations Secretary-General  António Guterres warned in his speech to the One Planet Summit yesterday in Paris.  Speaking to more than one hundred heads of states and governments, the UN […]

  • The UN Human Rights achievements and challenges before turning 70

    To mark the 69th anniversary since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in 1948, participants attended a conference (12 December 2017) in Brussels that reviewed and assessed progress made in the field of human rights since its adoption and identified the challenges ahead. As the UN launches its year-long campaign […]

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