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Basic services are key to stabilizing Libya

The call was grim and urgent. Worsening power cuts had knocked out electricity at a hospital in southern Libya, leaving kidney patients without the dialysis that had been keeping them alive. After…  


Pathways for Peace

Opening remarks on Pathways for Peace: Inclusive Approaches to Prevention of Violent Conflict  


World Teachers Day 2017 Joint Message

Joint Message on the occasion of World Teachers’ Day 2017 - “Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers”  


Together for peace with Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon

Through a skills exchange programme experienced Syrian refugees train Jordanian youth, strengthening their skills and employability.  


The subtle flutter of peace

Recently I was invited by the Government of Colombia to an event in Cesar, in the north of the country, in a beautiful place called La Paz. In the presence of President Juan Manuel Santos, a woman…  


Conflict analysis & assessment


Conflict prevention


Not a target

World Humanitarian Day is held every year on 19 August to pay tribute to those who risk their lives in humanitarian service and to rally support for people affected by crises worldwide. For WHD 2017,…  


A symphony of hope

The National Network of Children's and Youth Orchestras and Choirs of Panama is giving hundreds of children and adolescents an opportunity to find a passion in music while staying off the streets.  


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