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Sustainable Development Goals: Transforming the world

Sustainable Development Goals: Transforming the world

“No plan B because there is no planet b!” Ban Ki-moon put it best. “We don’t have a plan B because...

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Fair Trade with Yunnan, Haiti and Mongolia

Fair Trade with Yunnan, Haiti and Mongolia

Fair Trade Buys Goats Yunnan, South-Western China When is a goat worth more than a goat? An odd question, perhaps, but...

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Global Hand helps UN fight Ebola crisis

Global Hand helps UN fight Ebola crisis

The statistics on the West African Ebola outbreak have been terrifying: more than 10,000 people dead and thousands more currently infected. The epidemic is,...

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Hero of Hope: Haiti Earthquake Victim Becomes Olympic Athlete

Hero of Hope: Haiti Earthquake Victim Becomes Olympic Athlete

He had to be one of the least likely candidates in London’s 2012 Paralympics. In 2010, Haiti’s massive earthquake had robbed...

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‘Confidence to face the future’ UN chief

‘Confidence to face the future’ UN chief

The United Nations’ Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, tells a poignant story of his childhood. “I grew up in a society ravaged...

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Global Hand Match Helps Fight Human Trafficking

Global Hand Match Helps Fight Human Trafficking

When we think of ‘slavery’, we easily picture 18th century shiploads of people in appalling conditions, or Roman captives under a...

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RWANDA: Still battling a deadly legacy

RWANDA: Still battling a deadly legacy

When Rwanda suffered its inimitable ethnic fighting, the result was not simply war. It was genocide. In 100 days, the country...

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UN-business partnership: Empowering women in Sudan

UN-business partnership: Empowering women in Sudan

Recent years have seen intolerable suffering for women in the conflict-ridden country of Sudan where they have, systematically, been victim to...

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Global Hand Chinese Translation Team Receive Online Volunteering Award

Global Hand Chinese Translation Team Receive Online Volunteering Award

To mark International Volunteers Day on 4th December, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme announced the winners of the “Online Volunteering...

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