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On the Journey: Rev. Stephen Gatthep Riek

On the Journey: Rev. Stephen Gatthep Riek | Global Health HH330 | Scoop.it

The war in Sudan, which began in the early 1980s, was terrible. It took everything from us, including my mom. The next year—when I was 16 years old—I traveled by foot to Itang, an Ethiopian refugee camp. In 1991, the new Ethiopian government disbanded the camp, so I went back to southern Sudan even though I knew there were groups bombing civilians there. During this time,

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Jeffrey Sachs on Education for All

"If we want to save the world, if we want to secure the world, and if we want a prosperous world, investing in education is so obviously a priority" says Pro...
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Sheryl WuDunn: Our century's greatest injustice | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Sheryl WuDunn's book "Half the Sky" investigates the oppression of women globally. Her stories shock. Only when women in developing countries have equal access to education and economic opportunity will we be using all our human resources.
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Child smokers prompt Indonesia legal case

Child smokers prompt Indonesia legal case | Global Health HH330 | Scoop.it
Tobacco companies in Indonesia face being sued by activists concerned by an epidemic of nicotine addiction amongst the country's children.
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Rio+20: 'Extraordinary' coalition warns governments can't go it alone

Rio+20: 'Extraordinary' coalition warns governments can't go it alone | Global Health HH330 | Scoop.it
Exclusive: Friends of Rio say politicians need to recognise the power of collaboration to take sustainable development to scale • Jo Confino is at Rio+20, read his diary on business at the summit here...
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Rio+20's opportunity will be squandered without courage and vision

Rio+20's opportunity will be squandered without courage and vision | Global Health HH330 | Scoop.it
Gro Harlem Brundtland and Fernando Henrique Cardoso: Rio+20 must learn from the MDGs, emphasise sustainable development, and tackle climate change and gender inequality...
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Congo 2012

Forget the Kony 2012 con, something that is old news and no longer current. Since Kony is no longer in Uganda and the country has been in peace for about 6 y...
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Kofi Annan, Joint Special Envoy of the UN and the Arab League, on the situation in Syria

Following Kofi Annan's meeting with President Bashar Al Assad of Syria (29 May 2012)...
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SYRIA 2012 Awareness!

WE ALL HAVE THE ABILITY TO SEE, HEAR, FEEL, AND DISTINGUISH FROM WHATS RIGHT AND WHATS WRONG. WE ARE ALL BROHTERS IN HUMANITY, WOULD YOU HELP A HARMLESS CHIL...
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Emmanuel Jal: The music of a war child | Video on TED.com

TED Talks For five years, young Emmanuel Jal fought as a child soldier in the Sudan. Rescued by an aid worker, he's become an international hip-hop star and an activist for kids in war zones.
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Where do we go from Rio?

The 2012 UN Development Cooperation Forum (DCF) of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) took place on 5 and 6 July at the UN headquarters in New York. It...
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Rio+20 - United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development

Rio+20 - United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development | Global Health HH330 | Scoop.it
Rio+20, United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 20-22, 2012.
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UN seeks urgent aid to avoid power vacuum in Somalia

UN seeks urgent aid to avoid power vacuum in Somalia | Global Health HH330 | Scoop.it
ISTANBUL (AFP) - UN chief Ban Ki-moon called Friday for urgent international aid for Somalia to head off the risk of warlords exploiting a power vacuum after the scheduled change of power in August.
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United Nations News Service

United Nations News Service | Global Health HH330 | Scoop.it
This is the United Nations News Centre in New York. Here you will find daily UN News, UN Documents and Publications, UN Overview information, UN Conference information, Photos, and other UN information resources.
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Republic of Congo: The Fight Against Cholera

United Nations, New York, May 2012 - The disease is carried by the source of life -- water -- but it can lead to death within hours. Cholera recently swept t...
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