A partnership of leading international organizations, including the UN, announced on June 7 the launch of a first-ever global standard to measure food loss and waste--the Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard. According to the UN, an estimated one-third of all food is lost or wasted worldwide as it moves from where it is produced to where it is eaten, and costs up to $940 billion per year. (Read more...)
The World Humanitarian Summit, which is taking place on May 23 and 24, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey, will be live-streaming the events of the Summit on its website. (Read more...)
The environment is deteriorating faster than previously thought, says "The Global Environmental Outlook: Regional Assessments," the most authoritative study the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has ever published on the state of the planet’s health. (Read more...)
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has expressed “profound concern” over the Government of Kenya's announcement in early May that it intends to end the hosting of refugees because of economic, security and environmental burdens, and has called on the Government to reconsider its decision. (Read more...)
WANGO together with the Permanent Missions of Grenada and The Gambia to the UN held a special event on the “Intellectual War and Extremist Groups,” featuring H.E. Dr. Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi, director general of the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) and author of "The Mirage," at the UN Headquarters in New York on April 7. (Read more...)
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DIFI is a leading global academic institute based in Qatar. It conducts research and scholarship on the legal, sociological, and scientific basis of the family as the natural and fundamental group unit of society.
READ to RISE is an NGO committed to promoting youth literacy in under-resourced communities in South Africa.
Routes 2 Roots, as an NGO, endeavors to bring together people, cultures and values across the eight SAARC countries (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation), and in particular, India and Pakistan.

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