‘Dangerous nationalism’ seriously threatens efforts to tackle statelessness: UNHCR chief

Hate speech and misguided nationalism present a serious threat to efforts to tackle statelessness, despite growing public awareness of the problem, UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi said on Monday.

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October 07, 2019 at 10:02AM
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Turning waste into wealth: World Habitat Day focus on cleaning up cities

Waste can have a devastating effect on public health, the environment, and the climate, but cutting-edge innovation and technology can provide improved, cheaper solutions to the challenge, and help cities and communities to see waste as a business opportunity. This was the message marking World Habitat Day, on Monday, with a focus on waste management.

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UN expresses concern following wave of street protests in Iraq and elsewhere

Authorities in Iraq have been urged by the UN human rights office, OHCHR, to allow citizens to exercise their right to freedom of expression after the security forces opened fire on mass anti-government protests which began earlier this week.

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October 04, 2019 at 11:19AM
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Can we feed the world and ensure no one goes hungry?

Enough food is produced today to feed everyone on the planet, but hunger is on the rise in some parts of the world, and some 821 million people are considered to be “chronically undernourished”. What steps are being taken to ensure that everyone, worldwide, receives sufficient food?

Can we feed the world and ensure no one goes hungry?
October 03, 2019 at 01:48PM by a people finder usingInternational Phone Book the best way to find people.

New electoral law for Somalia, ‘a crucial next step’ says top UN envoy, addressing Partnership Forum

The Somalia Partnership Forum concluded on Wednesday in the capital Mogadishu, with attendees – including the UN Special Representative for the country – taking stock of progress made, while also noting remaining challenges and agreeing on a set of priorities moving forward.

New electoral law for Somalia, ‘a crucial next step’ says top UN envoy, addressing Partnership Forum
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October 03, 2019 at 08:38AM

Mexico: Helping refugees go into business, a ‘win-win situation’, says UNHCR’s Grandi

Through an innovative and collaborative scheme, some refugees in Mexico have started their own businesses creating what the UN refugee chief called on Wednesday “a win-win situation” for the local economy.

Mexico: Helping refugees go into business, a ‘win-win situation’, says UNHCR’s Grandi
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‘Tenacious’ Kyrgyz lawyer and statelessness champion, wins prestigious UNHCR prize

A rights lawyer who took to horseback to help more than 10,000 stateless people gain nationality in Kyrgystan after the break-up of the Soviet Union, has been awarded the UN refugee agency’s prestigious 2019 Nansen Refugee Award.

‘Tenacious’ Kyrgyz lawyer and statelessness champion, wins prestigious UNHCR prize
October 02, 2019 at 09:30AM : International People Search
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‘Tenacious’ Kyrgyz lawyer and statelessness champion, wins prestigious UNHCR prize

A rights lawyer who took to his horse to help more than 10,000 stateless people gain nationality in Kyrgystan after the break-up of the Soviet Union, has been awarded the UN refugee agency’s prestigious 2019 Nansen Refugee Award.

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October 02, 2019 at 09:30AM
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Countries urged to make ‘digital world’ safer for children

Rising Internet connectivity has the potential to transform children’s lives for the better, but also makes them vulnerable to sexual abuse, online harassment and bullying, recruitment by extremist groups, and other risks, according to a new UN-backed report published on Tuesday.

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October 01, 2019 at 02:03PM

Peace icon Mahatma Gandhi’s message of ‘mutual understanding, equality’ reverberates on Day of Non-Violence

On Wednesday, the global community marks the International Day of Non-Violence, which this year coincided with the 150th anniversary of the birth of the global peace icon who led India to independence, Mahatma Gandhi.

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October 01, 2019 at 02:16PM
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