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EU, UN "spotlight initiative" inspires urgency to end violence against women, girls

Original article on ReliefWeb 16 April 2018, Harare - The European Union (EU) and the United…

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  • Hummus and homes illustrate the journey of a child migrant at Children’s Museum event
    on December 13, 2018 at 10:23 am

      13 December 2018 – Ladders. A bed. A special, secret corridor. Those were only some of the features children included when building a new home for Yassin, an imaginary 10-year-old refugee from Syria, for settling down in his new home country and helping him feel at home. Through interactive workshops within the Children […]

  • Belgium turns blue to celebrate Human Rights Day
    on December 11, 2018 at 4:10 pm

    Every 10 December the world celebrates human rights. It was particularly eventful this year as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights turned 70 years old. It was on the 10 December 1948 that 48 countries adopted the Declaration that grants fundamental rights to all people, regardless of their race, colour, nationality, sex, religion or […]

  • Migration Compact fully respects sovereignty, says Secretary-General
    on December 10, 2018 at 1:50 pm

      10 December 2018. The Global Compact for Migration has been adopted by over 150 states at a conference in Marrakech, Morocco. “This Compact – in full respect of the sovereignty of states, establishes a framework of international cooperation that is absolutely essential when we face the enormous challenges of migration in […]

  • Terrorism threat is serious, global and needs to be contained
    on December 10, 2018 at 10:35 am

    7 December 2018. Michèle Coninsx, Assistant Secretary-General (ASG) and Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) briefed the media in Brussels about the current global terrorism threat, CTED’s work in this critical area and the importance of global responses in countering terrorism. According […]

  • The United Nations presents: The Chocolate Case at the LSE
    on December 8, 2018 at 11:00 pm

    On 6th December, United Nations cinema screened ‘The Chocolate Case’ in partnership with LSE IDEAS and The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the UK to celebrate Human Rights Day in London.  ‘The Chocolate Case’ follows three Dutch journalists as they uncover child labour in the cocoa production […]

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