UNESCO organizes training of security forces on safety of journalists in Somalia

UNESCO organized training of security forces on safety of journalists in Somalia

The three-day training workshop organized by UNESCO, in cooperation with Relief International and the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), provided an opportunity More...

Médecins Sans Frontières head criticises G7 for lack of urgency over Ebola

Médecins Sans Frontières head criticises G7 for lack of urgency over Ebola

Aid donors missed a golden opportunity at the G7 summit in Germany to lay out measures for a far more vigorous response to epidemics such as the Ebola outbreak, according to More...

Why are we failing humanity?

Why are we failing humanity?

Displaced by one war, only to die in another Syrian refugees who sought security in Yemen find themselves in danger once again. CARE’s Project Manager, Dr. Hala Mejanni, in More...

Current aid design and evaluation favour autocracies. How do we change that?

Current aid design and evaluation favour autocracies. How do we change that?

What strategy can make a government take up smart development programs, better policing techniques, or tested education initiatives?  RCT and regression-based studies have taught More...

Vodafone Foundation Uses Mobile Communication Technologies to Enhance People’s Quality of Life

The Vodafone Foundation received recognition from the Charity Commission for England and Wales on 4 December 2001. Globally, the Foundation makes social investments by funding More...

David Beckham visits Cambodia with UNICEF

David Beckham visits Cambodia with UNICEF

David Beckham has travelled to Cambodia with Unicef to see how the charity is helping children who have endured physical More...

Ethiopian Student Wins Global Children’s “Zero Hunger” Design Competition

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SHASHEMENE – Thirteen-year-old Zelalem Tusha from Ethiopia’s SNNP region has been named as one of the winners More...

Oskar Schindler was the greatest aid worker of all times Oskar Schindler was the greatest aid worker of all times

  Aid Leap outlines problems and then offers solutions and that is the professional way. Yet,...

blog pictures Papua New Guinea’s grassroots fight against HIV

In remote parts of Papua New Guinea, focusing HIV prevention on those most at risk of...

Guide: What rights do children have? Guide: What rights do children have?

To mark 800 years since the Magna Carta was signed, Newsround is looking at what rights...

World Bank critics lack protection, Human Rights Watch charges

World Bank critics lack protection, Human Rights Watch charges

Speaking out against the World Bank comes with consequences, according to Human Rights Watch. The group charges More...

World leaders’ neglect of refugees condemns millions to death and despair

· Worst refugee crisis since World War II. · One million refugees desperately in need of resettlement. · Four million Syrian..

Global Refugee Crisis in Numbers

Big picture More than 50 million – people forcibly displaced from their homes. 86 – percentage of the world’s refugees who..

Humanitarian Bulletin Somalia April 2015 | Issued on 25 May 2015

Humanitarian Bulletin Somalia April 2015 | Issued on 25 May 2015

HIGHLIGHTS Over 16,000 people have been displaced due to heavy rains and localised flooding. Humanitarian More...

God was above us and we were directly under him in Syria

Families are being separated as those who can flee Syria and find safety in neighbouring Lebanon. This is one elderly woman’s..

Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine 16 February to 15 May 2015 [RU/UK]

GENEVA (1 June 2015) – A new report issued today by the UN Human Rights Office details the serious human rights..
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Unesco Director-General denounces killing of Mexican journalist Armando Saldaña Morales

“I condemn the murder of Armando Saldaña Morales and call on the authorities to conduct a thorough investigation into this murder,”..
Launch of Global Coalition "Unite for Heritage" in Bonn

Launch of Global Coalition “Unite for Heritage” in Bonn

Bonn, 29 June—The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, today launched the Global Coalition, Unite for Heritage, during the 39th session of..
Syria Regional Crisis Response Update 87

Syria Regional Crisis Response Update 87

More than half a million Palestine refugees are directly affected by the conflict in Syria. The UNRWA response aims to preserve..