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UNRIC UK & Ireland Jul 15
Today marks , raising awareness on investing in developing youth skills which lead to higher employment opportunities later in life. in 2017, the estimated youth unemployment rate in Ireland was at 13.61%? More info ->
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Jul 13
Congratulations to on her appointment to the High-Level Panel on launched by ! This panel is co-chaired by & founder ! Learn more about Cathy Mulligan here:
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WFP UK Jul 12
Growing food in the desert? Yes! 🌱💦🌿 is using to reinforce our food assistance to Sahrawi refugees in .
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UNHCR Ireland Jul 12
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WFP UK Jul 12
🎉🎈It's 's birthday & the official . Thank you for standing up for girls' right to education & gender equality. Find out how is keeping girls in school through the school meals programme 🌍 👉
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Jul 12
Did you know that the & give 15% or more of total aid for education to the least developed countries? You can discover other facts like this one using the new tools here:
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jul 11
"The children exchange cultural experiences and they don’t care who is a refugee". From dance classes 💃🕺 to history lessons 📕✏️, after-school sessions are helping refugee children integrate into society.
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Ireland In The EU Jul 11
Congratulations to Croatia on reaching first-ever final World Cup final. Unbelievable! Regardless of final match, in many ways they’ve already won. Commiserations to England. Conducted themselves throughout tournament with flair and with grace.The fans can be proud of this team.
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Jul 11
The current population in the is over 66,000000 people. Today marks , which seeks to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues. This year's theme is “Family Planning is a Human Right.” More info:
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IOM United Kingdom Jul 11
Tonight takes on Croatia in the semi final , but did you know 47.8% of the team is from a migrant background
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Jul 10
We all need to be . Liz Bates is a regular host with Read about her story hosting and what she learned along the way:
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jul 9
UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett was delighted to meet and of on how UK is helping . They discussed the past & continued suffering of the people & how we are standing by them. saves lives
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IrelandUnitedNations Jul 9
"Young people represent the future. They represent the values of - and the values which established the UN and this . It is for them that we must together be a global vehicle for developing & promoting sustainable security" Minister at
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Jul 10
“I'm undertaking my toughest swim yet, so that I can call on the British Government, and all the governments of the world, to strengthen our ocean protection. Because doing the right thing has to start at home." - Read more:
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Jul 9
For many in , this 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 but many refugees fleeing the effects of violence and oppression can't share in the same joy. We should all follow Brazil's lead and open our homes to those who need one
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UN Climate Change Jul 9
The announces it will cut ties with firms that do not meet the terms of the by 2023 is the great existential threat of our times says Archbishop of Canterbury
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DF Chief of Staff Jul 8
Privileged with over 200 soldiers sailors & aircrew of to support An tUachtaráin at the in honour of all those & who died in past wars or on service with the UN
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Jul 7
On 7 July 2018, we celebrate the ! Did you know in 2017, there were nearly 7000 independent cooperatives with 13.6 million members in the ? Learn more here:
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Jul 6
Did you know the UK is now one of the least wooded countries in Europe? The State of the World’s Forests Report 2018 by analyses how forests help countries achieve there . It calls for urgent action for greater sustainability. More info here ->
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UNRIC UK & Ireland Jul 6
The football shows us how people from different backgrounds can come together to enjoy the game ⚽️ Refugees are no exception! See how are using football to help refugees overcome some of the many difficulties they face.
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