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  • Impact Journalism Day: Sharing solutions for the people and the planet

    Every year, in June, more than 50 newspapers around the world publish a series of articles on local initiatives to improve the living conditions of people and to protect the planet. The initiative, which aims to share experiences and success stories around the globe, called “Impact Journalism Day,” was launched five years ago by […]

  • All « Together » for World Refugee Day

    20 June 2017 – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) registered a record number of 65.6 million displaced people due to conflict or persecution in 2016, including 6.9 million individuals displaced within the borders of their own countries and 3.4 million new refugees and new asylum-seekers. These record figures stress the […]

  • Sexual violence : the silent weapon of war

    19 June 2017- Conflict-related sexual violence continues to be used as a tactic of war, resulting in severe mental and physical problems for the victims, and for many, exclusion from the place they used to call home. The term “conflict-related sexual violence” refers to a wide range of heinous crimes ranging from rape, sexual slavery […]

  • Is sustainability the next stage of gastronomy?

    We all enjoy a good meal and many of us now have food high up our to-do list when heading off on vacation. But did you know sustainable gastronomy can play a major role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals? Today’s Sustainable Gastronomy Day aims to highlight the contribution of sustainable gastronomy to the SDGs, by […]

  • Education at the heart of saving our ocean

    16.06.2017 – The Ocean Conference, which took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from the 5th until the 9th of June achieved a breakthrough with respect to the global governance of our oceans and an important step towards the achievement of SDG 14. The Conference discussed all aspects of life below water, ranging from marine […]


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