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The End of the World As We Know It

06/03/2019. After three decades of moving toward a single global market governed by the rules of the World Trade Organization, the international order has undergone a fundamental change.

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Council of Despair? The Fragmentation of UN Diplomacy

04/30/2019. To overcome dysfunction and retain credibility, the council’s members should prioritise the few cases where international cooperation is still possible.

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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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Worldwide displacement tops 70 million, UN Refugee Chief urges greater solidarity in response

06/19/2019. This is the highest level that UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has seen in its almost 70 years.

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A ‘strong and united Europe’ has never been more needed, declares UN chief Guterres

05/30/2019. “This is the moment in which we need to restore trust. Trust between people and political establishments. Trust between people and the institutions. Trust between people and international organizations”

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Statement by Michel Veuthey | Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2019)

05/17/2019. "As a founding member of the Disability inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction Network (DiDRRN), we contributed to shape disability inclusion in the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction..."

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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). Indeed, they raise fundamental questions about the relevance, normative power, and impact of IHL in today’s dangerous world.

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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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Tipping points 2019 | Lessons from fragility

04/10/2019. You can probably guess the country ranked “most fragile” on the 2019 Fragile States Index (FSI) produced by Fund for Peace, a Washington-based think tank.

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