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UN delivering coordinated humanitarian response in wake of Mogadishu bombings

October 20th, 2017|0 Comments

The United Nations has mobilized its staff and resources to aid Somalis affected by last Saturday’s bomb blasts in the capital Mogadishu.
“We have called upon our colleagues in the UN family to donate blood. At […]

INTERVIEW: Hurricane-hit Caribbean nations can build back better, says UN development official

October 19th, 2017|0 Comments

19 October 2017 – Mere mention of the Caribbean conjures up images of pristine waters, beautiful beaches and fun in the sun. However, the images emanating from the region over the past couple of months […]

Global action needed to save African crops from Fall armyworm

October 19th, 2017|0 Comments

The world’s anti-hunger organizations have an opportunity to prevent widespread destruction of African crops by stopping the spread of an insect, warn three of the most respected thinkers on international agriculture.
However, the international community must […]

Strong civil society can push back against 'major attack' on human rights, says senior UN rights official

October 19th, 2017|0 Comments

19 October 2017 – A senior United Nations human rights official has praised civil society for its role in standing up to the &#8220backlash&#8221 against human rights.
Speaking at a conference in Ireland, UN Assistant Secretary-General […]