UN Events and Campaigns

UN Events and Campaigns

Events at United Nations Headquarters ‘Opportunities and challenges for the prevention of genocide – the next 70 years’ Panel to mark the 70th anniversary of the Genocide Convention Friday, 7 December 2018, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Trusteeship...

Internally Displaced Persons in Colombia

After nearly five decades of violent conflict caused by the guerrilla and paramilitary organizations, the rural population in Colombia has strongly been affected by the atrocities committed by these groups. Today, Colombia has 7.7 million Internally Displaced Person...

Lessons to be learned of the 21st Century Refugee Crisis

The first theme is Freedom. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights’ preamble alludes to Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Four Freedom Speech, which declared a world in which human beings shall enjoy the freedom of speech and expression, freedom of worship, freedom from...

Delivering Aid in Yemen

  The humanitarian crisis in Yemen is getting worse due to famine and the increasing displacement of people. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and other agencies have issued urgent calls to rescue Yemenis who are facing multiple crises,...

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