Checkpoint and camp for refugees from Ukraine in Rostov Region

USA to Raise Refugee Resettlement Quota

Note that this figure is the total number of refugees around the world. The number of Syrian refugees admitted could remain quite low--around 16,000. “The Obama administration will increase the number of refuge...
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Meet a 2015er: Kristie Holmes

Dr. Kristie Holmes is a member of the Board of Directors for UN Women-US This is the tenth installment of our “Meet A 2015-er” series that profiles the women and men who are helping to shape the Sustainable D...
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Meet a 2015er: Michael Mullane

"I like to think I care about the future of the planet, I have a family. Truth is, if there's a football match on a Saturday night on one channel and a debate about climate change on the other, I'm not watching...
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Meet a 2015er: Miroslav Polzer

"We should have local communities organize themselves and mobilize resources for their interests and the global community should provide additional funding for those local projects that are relevant to these SD...
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Meet a 2015er: Alvin Leong

"There are three potentially transformative processes taking place in the same year. We’re really at an inflection point in global development...we should seize that moment. Action takes outside the piece of pa...
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Meet a 2015-er: Arelys Bellorini

"We're hoping the Declaration includes a vision of the child as it was included in the Millennium  Goals declaration, in the Rio+20 declaration, and in the Convention on the Rights of the Child. We're not actua...