Tuesday, 27 June 2017

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The use of torture is still widespread

The use of torture is still widespread

26 June 2017 - Torture is any act that intentionally inflicts severe pain or suffering – physical or mental – for a specific purpose. This could be to obtain information, a confession, to put pressure on a third person or as punishment. Today, when there is much discussion of the... Read more

Youth and the UN Nuclear Ban Negotiations

Youth and the UN Nuclear Ban Negotiations

Youth and the UN Nuclear Ban Negotiations 23 June 2017 - The United Nations Conference to Negotiate a Legally Bi... Read more

Just laws, justly enforced key to managing migration flows

Just laws, justly enforced key to managing migration flows

22.6.2017 – A crisis of migration governance at all levels continues to unfold, United Nations Special Repr... Read more

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

Impact Journalism Day: Sharing solutions for the people and …

Every year, in June, more than 50 newspapers around the world publish a series of articles on local initiatives t... Read more

All « Together » for World Refugee Day

All « Together » for World Refugee Day

20 June 2017 – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) registered a record number of 65.6... Read more

Sexual violence : the silent weapon of war

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 menta... Read more

Is sustainability the next stage of gastronomy?

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 di... Read more

Education at the heart of saving our ocean

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... Read more

Our Land. Our Home. Our Future.

Our Land. Our Home. Our Future.

On 17 June the United Nations celebrates World Day to Combat Desertification. This day reminds everyone of the im... Read more

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World Refugee Day 2017


Secretary-General Video Message.

“Together - Respect, safety and dignity for all”

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The campaign highlights the economic, cultural and social contributions that migrants and refugees make to countries of origin, transit and destination. It also counters some misinformation and misperceptions.

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Library Newsletter - June 2017
(new websites, information material & publications)

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