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International Day for Eradication of Poverty

On October 16, 2015, NABU representatives participated in the event held at the United Nations Headquarters by the ECOSOC division to commemorate the International Day for Eradication of Poverty (October 17th). The gathering brought together representatives of various stakeholders in order to promote ending severe poverty around the world. The session highlighted some of the … Continue reading

UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT 2015

On September 25, 2015, the United Nations launches its summit to finalize and formally adopt the new Sustainable Development Agenda. As the Millennium Development Goals, adopted in 2000, comes to an end at the end of this year, it is important to adopt a new set of goals to continue the work on development. Until … Continue reading

Migrants at the gates of Europe: Will the EU tear down walls of fear?

The history of humanity is very much a history of human migrations –often turbulent, but mostly an agent of creative and progressive ferment.  The current influx of migrants to EU from Middle East and Africa should not be seen as a crisis, but rather as a win-win opportunity, and a lesson on human solidarity that … Continue reading

Notes from the Hearings of the General Assembly with NGOs, Civil Society Organizations, Major Groups and the Private Sector in preparation for the United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda

NABU representatives participated in the Hearings of the General Assembly with NGOs, Civil Society Organizations, Major Groups and the Private Sector in preparation for the United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda. The meeting was held at the UN headquarters, from 26-27 May. During the hearing, the General Assembly listened to … Continue reading