Tag Archives: CrisisResponse

Mass graves, torture, and a big battle in Yemen: The cheat sheet

Every week, IRIN’s team of editors reveals what’s on our humanitarian radar and curates a selection of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed:

A neglected insurgency flourishes in Congo

Violence in …

Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice-President of the European Commission Keynote speech at the American Enterprise Institute Conference “Transatlantic cooperation – key for jobs and economic growth” 20 April 2017 – Washington D.C.

Ladies and gentlemen,

First of all, let me thank you for this opportunity to speak here, at the American Enterprise Institute.

Our conversation takes place at a time of change.

I believe that we can …

Helen Clark: Statement to the 95th Meeting of the Development Committee

Apr 19, 2017

More than twenty million people in North-East Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen are facing famine or the risk of famine. Photo: UNDP.

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the agreement …

Speakers in General Assembly Event Urge ‘Dramatic’ Increase in Private Investment, Pooled Resources to Meet $6 Trillion Annual Cost of Sustainable Development Goals

While a daunting $90 trillion would be required to tackle sustainable development challenges in the coming years, speakers at today’s General Assembly Action Event warned that the cost of inaction would ultimately be far deeper, …

About FAO

2013
The United Nations General Assembly declares the “International Year of Quinoa” with FAO serving as the Secretariat of the IYQ, assisting the International Committee to coordinate the celebrations. Quinoa’s legacy is celebrated at headquarters …

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