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The Syrians you'll see soon: a refugee primer

When the first main groups of Syrian refugees touch down in Canada in the coming days, chances are they will have arrived with the help of a church group or other private sponsor. 790 more words


That day in Angola: a UN official's story

When was the last time you heard a news story about Angola, Africa?


Angola is often lumped into conversations about Africa, represented in the statistics about HIV/Aids, education and literacy, and conflict. 309 more words

The Sound of Freedom

There is a sign located outside of the US Marine Corps Air Station in Beaufort, South Carolina, that says “The noise you hear is the sound of freedom… 431 more words


UN Climate Change Conference 2015

As the UN Climate Change Conference approaches, one of our members, Steve Dyke, has written a few words:

Climate change affects all of us living on this fragile blue planet.

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Climate Change

It's not over yet, but scientists have no doubt: 2015 is the hottest year in recorded history

The World Meteorological Organization, a branch of the United Nations, has announced that 2015 is firmly on pace to be the hottest year on record, capping what would be the warmest five-year period (2011-2015) on record. 514 more words

My article about United Nations Association Festival - migration/refugees

My article on the United Nations Association ‘We The People’ film festival which this year focuses on migration & refugees. http://whatshotlondon.co.uk/we-the-people-festival/

Countdown to Paris: New World Order II

Climate change provides the opportunity to tackle such UN perennials as population control and income redistribution

The United Nations adopted the climate change agenda in the 1980s and has since developed it into an all-consuming, ambitious framework through which to tackle a number of earlier progressive causes, from gender inequality to sustainable development. 922 more words

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