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Order of Malta’s Grand Master praises UNESCO’s commitment to progress and respect of human dignity

11/13/2019. In an epoch marked by serious conflicts and crisis situations that seem insuperable: “UNESCO’s action is even more deserving of our gratitude,” said the Grand Master

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ICRC appoints new director-general

10/31/2019. The Assembly of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has appointed Robert Mardini to the post of director-general.

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Over 11 million people across Syria need aid

11/14/2019. With the resolution authorizing cross-border aid expiring in December, Lowcock stressed to the council that “there is no alternative to the cross-border operation”.

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World hunger on the rise as 820m at risk, UN report finds

07/15/2019. Eliminating hunger by 2030 is an immense challenge, say heads of UN agencies

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Implementing a national strategy for the integration of Roma people in Hungary

04/07/2019. Miklos Vecsei C.G.M. vice-President of the Hungarian Charity Service of the Order, was recently appointed State Commissioner charged with coordinating the drafting and implementation of a diagnosis-based national strategy for the integration of Roma people.

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McKay Interview: Yves Daccord, Director-General ICRC

06/13/2019. Michael and Yves discuss the organisation's work, how its changed over the last few years, the impact of new technology and are the Geneva Conventions, which underpin the ICRC's work, still valid in the 21st Century?

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7 ways business can be agents for peace

05/28/2019. Recent research by the UN and the World Bank points to an urgent need for the international community to refocus on building peaceful societies and preventing violent conflict, which they calculate could save between $5 billion and $70 billion…

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Bakhita centre for female victims of trafficking inaugurated in Lagos

04/02/2019. The “Bakhita Empowerment” centre is an initiative of the Order of Malta with the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Louis for protecting and rehabilitating young women victims of prostitution and human trafficking when they return to Nigeria.

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Rules in War – A Thing of the Past?

05/10/2019. Rapid changes in warfare pose stark, complex challenges for international humanitarian law (IHL).

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Crisis news in 60 seconds: April 2019

04/22/2019. This month, the International Rescue Committee’s crisis news roundup looks at Zimbabwe in the wake of the disastrous Cyclone Idai ...

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