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Exclusive interview with Vincent Cochetel, United Nations Special Envoy for Refugees

Exclusive interview with Vincent Cochetel, United Nations Special Envoy for Refugees

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Special Envoy for the Central Mediterranean Situation, Vincent Cochetel, warned at a news conference in Brussels on June 26 of the numerous human rights violations occurring along migratory routes towards the Mediterranean. He emphasised that there was an urgent need for US... Read more

EU makes mixed progress on SDG goals ahead of UN High-level Political Forum, Eurostat report finds

EU makes mixed progress on SDG goals ahead of UN High-level …

The European Union has made mixed progress towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a Eu... Read more

The transition to universal sustainability must be socially fair and inclusive

The transition to universal sustainability must be socially …

Janez Potočnik, Co-Chair of International Resource Panel/UNEP, © EU 2019 July 2, 2019 - “In the absence of urgent ... Read more

UNHCR calls for US$210 million to protect refugees along the routes to the Mediterranean

UNHCR calls for US$210 million to protect refugees along the…

The UNHCR Special Envoy for the Central Mediterranean situation, Vincent Cochetel, was in Brussels today to ... Read more

European Development Days 2019 : Tackling global inequalities with no one left behind

European Development Days 2019 : Tackling global inequalitie…

The thirteenth edition of the European Development Days (EDDs), organised by the European Commission, took place ... Read more

ActNow: Think globally, eat locally

ActNow: Think globally, eat locally

The choices we make in our eating habits have a direct impact on the environment. Before food shopping, do you st... Read more

Child labour in agriculture: a ban is not enough

Child labour in agriculture: a ban is not enough

The “abusive employment of children in rural jobs [...] is unacceptable”, stated Rodrigo de Lapuerta, FAO Directo... Read more

A documentary that makes the biggest little difference

A documentary that makes the biggest little difference

  In Brussels, cinema-goers marking World Environment Day gathered at the Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels, B... Read more

Tax pollution and end fossil fuel subsidies

Tax pollution and end fossil fuel subsidies

UN Secretary-General António Guterres calls for taxes on pollution and end to fossil fuel subsidies on the occasi... Read more

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UN Peacekeepers : Protecting Civilians, Protecting Peace

peacekeepers have been deployed for more than seven decades. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the landmark Security Council resolution which put protection of civilians at the heart of UN Peacekeeping.

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