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On World Water Day, check out UNDP's work in water and ocean governance here http://on.undp.org/uPdYo

On World Water Day, check out UNDP's work in water and ocean governance here http://on.undp.org/uPdYo

VIDEO REPORT: As of September, about 1,100 Palestinian refugees had crossed from the Syrian Arab Republic into Jordan, while 5,100 had entered Lebanon. These families are particularly vulnerable and face harsh economic and legal restrictions.   With more than two thirds of Palestinian refugees living in severe poverty in Lebanon, few families can afford to pay for school supplies and books.     Read more: http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/lebanon_66189.html

UNICEF reports on how Palestinian children fleeing conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic face new challenges at a refugee camp in Lebanon.

World leaders will make history this month at the UN. We’ll be watching and using Facebook and other social media platforms to highlight what’s happening at the 68th session of the General Assembly.  To get you started, here are some quick links: http://j.mp/1eL9pFp

World leaders will make history this month at the UN. We’ll be watching and using Facebook and other social media platforms to highlight what’s happening at the 68th session of the General Assembly. To get you started, here are some quick links: http://j.mp/1eL9pFp

cause close to my heart. #notforsale #child #humantrafficking  Oh dear. So moving.

by Not For Sale organization which fights human trafficking and modern-day slavery around the world. The ads effectively delivers its message through child written bright note and contracting strong meaning.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights #infographic #HumanRights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights #infographic

Rape and other forms of sexual violence in conflict are appallingly common – affecting mostly women and girls, but also men and boys. On Monday, the UN Security Council, as part of the Presidency of the United Kingdom, will look at accountability for crimes of sexual violence on the national level and debate how the UN can better support countries in holding perpetrators to account.  More information here: http://j.mp/18aJLWU Watch live: http://j.mp/KQ78Zz

Prevention of Sexual Violence in Conflict Rape and other forms of sexual violence in conflict are appallingly common – affecting mostly women and girls, but also men and boys. On 24 June the UN.

#Infographic: #Refugees from #Mali

Malians: refugees in their own country

Why is World Hepatitis Day marked on 28 July every year?    Hepatitis viruses A, B, C, D and E can cause acute and chronic infection and inflammation of the liver that can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer. Hundreds of millions of people worldwide are chronically infected with hepatitis B and C, many of them are unaware.

Why is World Hepatitis Day marked on 28 July every year? Hepatitis viruses A, B, C, D and E can cause acute and chronic infection and inflammation of the liver that can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer. Hundreds of millions of people worldwide are chronically infected with hepatitis B and C, many of them are unaware.

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Hear Katy Perry"Roar" and help celebrate UNICEF's second annual 'International Day of the Girl Child' on Oct This year's theme is innovation for girls' education.

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#educategirls #tailoredforeducation

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Ending Child Marriage is an Investment in the Potential of the World's Poorest Girls

"Look up and not down. Look forward and not back. Look out and not in, and lend a hand." Edward Everett Hale

The anthropologist in me immediately thought of the lovely cave paintings in France--but I'm afraid there is not such a beautiful story behind these hand prints.

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