Wednesday, 26 June 2019

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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 routes to the Mediterranean

The UNHCR Special Envoy for the Central Mediterranean situation, Vincent Cochetel, was in Brussels today to present an overview of the latest developments along the routes to the Mediterranean. Thousands of refugees and migrants continue to risk their lives at the hands of traffickers and smugglers on dangerous journeys from Sub-Saharan Africa to North... 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

Cycling as a sustainable means of transportation

Cycling as a sustainable means of transportation

  World Bicycle Day celebrates the bicycle as a simple, affordable, reliable, clean and environmentally fit m... Read more

The responsibility of political leaders

The responsibility of political leaders

Birgit Van Hout Regional Representative for Europe UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) - Freedom of express... Read more

Climate an increasingly important part of the political agenda, UNEP Europe director states ahead of elections

Climate an increasingly important part of the political agen…

Climate change is dominating the political agenda ahead of the European Parliament elections next week. As climat... Read more

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Video message by H.E. Mr. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, on the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers.

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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