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  • Hazards may be natural, but disasters are not

    Aerial view of a flooded area in Hoedspruit, South Africa. Photo: World Risk Report/© Gallo Images 24.08.2016 – We are all susceptible to natural hazards, and owing to our particular situations and defense mechanisms some of us are more affected than others. Published today by the UN University Institute of Environment and Human […]

  • What does the future hold for tomorrow’s workforce?

     Photo: UN 23.08.2016— The International Labour Organisation (ILO) launches its latest report: “World Employment and Social Outlook 2016: Trends for Youth”, an update on global and regional youth employment. As the global jobs crisis persists, young people across the world enter into an uncertain labour force, as both […]

  • In remembrance and homage to people who made history

    The Ark of Return, the Permanent Memorial to Honour the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, located at the Visitors' Plaza of UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: UN Photo/Rick Bajornas 23.08.16 – The slave trade and slavery created a storm of rage, cruelty and bitterness that has not yet abated.  The night of 22 to […]

  • Competition: How do you combat climate change?

    Photo: Gian Betancourt/CIAT (Flickr). 22.08.2016- Young people can tell the world how they are shaping a more sustainable future and win a trip to the UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech, Morocco (COP22) in November by entering the second annual Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change, by 30 August 2016.  […]

  • Sharing humanity: Lucy’s story

    Lucy Wasuk in South Sudan.  Photo: WFP/George Fominyen 19.8.2016 – “My sincere belief is that emergency food is the only hope for most refugees and displaced people,” says Lucy Wasuk, a humanitarian aid worker from the World Food Program (WFP) in South Sudan who has spent the last 18 years fighting for […]


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