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  • UN-EU to launch partnership to end all forms of violence against women

    The European Union, in partnership with the United Nations, are set to launch a global initiative to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls (VAWG) - the Spotlight Initiative. Backed by a dedicated financial envelope from the EU of EUR 500 million, the new partnership will focus action on several areas of major concern such as […]

  • UNCCD COP13 in Ordos: more than 110 states aim to reverse land degradation

    Land degradation is one of the planet’s most pressing global challenges. A third of the world’s land is degraded. At the end of the 13th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 13) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) on 16 September in Ordos (China), 113 countries had agreed to specify concrete targets, with […]

  • Mental health care for survivors of torture saves lives

      Within the system of the United Nations, there is a specialized humanitarian instrument designed to support organizations that offer life-saving assistance — psychological, medical, legal and social — to survivors of torture: the UN Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture, which is managed by the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR). […]

  • EU priorities at the UN General Assembly

    The European Union have outlined their priorities ahead of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly taking place this week in New York. They will focus on stronger global governance, peace and conflict prevention, and an enduring agenda for transformation. The EU’s key priority will be to uphold, strengthen and […]

  • Building more inclusive economies beyond austerity: the 2017 Trade and Development Report

    15 September 2017 – 10 years after the crisis, the recovery of the global economy is still limited, according to a new report of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The 2017 Trade and Development Report: Beyond Austerity – Towards a Global New Deal sets out an ambitious alternative policy route to […]

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