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Environment award from UN “fills people’s hearts with joy”

Recognition from the UN for helping to alleviate the risk of flooding was met with joy and pride on Tuesday, in the English city of Salford.

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Reducing poverty through interfaith dialogue

The success of new global development targets requires people of all faiths to put aside their differences and work together.

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Faith leaders to launch sustainable development blueprint

Eight of the world’s major religions are set to launch ambitious plans to help lift millions of people out of poverty in line with the United Nations’ own

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France-UK agreement to address Calais refugee situation welcomed

A new agreement between France and the UK to deal with the influx of migrants and refugees at a port city in northern France has been welcomed by the UN refugee agency, UNHCR.

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Calais death toll “highlights refugees’ desperation”

The rising death toll among refugees and migrants at a French port requires urgent action from the authorities, the UN said Friday.

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Human rights culture would reduce crime say youth

A global human rights culture would help to reduce crime according to a youth delegate attending a UN Congress on crime prevention and criminal justice taking place in Doha.

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Foot and mouth disease poses serious threat to Europe

Efforts are being stepped up by the European Union and the UN to prepare for any possible outbreak of the foot-and-mouth disease or FMD in Europe.

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