The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the August 2017 version of Monthly Action Points on Women, Peace and Security for the UN Security Council.
Dr. Widad has released a new statement, in which she calls on “world leaders to step up efforts to recognize the current genocide and to include the atrocities against the residents of Kobane and all persecuted religious and ethnic minorities in the Middle East.”
We are pleased to inform our members and supporters that they can register to participate in the webinar “Refugees Jobs Agenda – Entrepreneurship Offers Employment Pathways” hosted by Hire Immigrants, Cities of Migration and Bertelsmann Stiftung on August 3rd.
The United Nations Department of Policy Analysis has released a new edition of the World Economic and Social Survey entitled ” World Economic and Social Survey 2017: Reflecting on 70 Years of Development Policy Analysis.” Get your copy!
July 9th was the International Gun Destruction Day – a UN campaign held every year to reflect on the effects of small arms, and to call for surpluses to be destroyed responsibly rather than stockpiled. Defend International members and its partners have urged government officials to destroy their surplus weapons and ammunition stocks.