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  • Where does our poo go?

      If there’s one thing that unites humanity, it’s the call of nature. But depending on where we live, it’s not always possible to dispose of our bodily waste safely and responsibly. World Toilet Day is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. Still today, 4.5 billion people, or around 60% of the […]

  • Secretary-General urges young people to help fight the false illusions of terrorism

    Speaking at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres gave a major address in which he said terrorism has become an unprecedented threat to international peace, security and development in which no country is immune. The Secretary-General insisted on the need for peaceful resolution to […]

  • Secretary-General Guterres calls for more ambition to tackle climate change

    Addressing the United Nations Climate Conference (COP23) in Bonn/Germany, on Wednesday, Secretary-General António Guterres told representatives of almost 200 nations that a shift to cleaner energies would boost rather than hamper economic growth. The Secretary-General also called for more ambition, more leadership and more partnerships to […]

  • ‘Investing in Youth’ to dominate the forthcoming African Union–EU Summit

    The sound of an incoming smartphone call echoes through speakers at “The Office” event space in Rue d’Arlon, Brussels. Suddenly Keora and Thato, two African children, walk on stage and start a telephone conversation.. “So did you hear about the fifth African Union – European Union Summit”, asks Keora. “Yes […]

  • UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide urges vigilance

    Friday, 10 November 2017 - “Genocide is the ultimate form of discrimination. We have to move today from early warning to early action”, stressed the United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Mr. Adama Dieng, to his European counterparts in Brussels this week. “Many failures of the past are the result of […]

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