Visionary Nigerian teacher wins UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award

Mediator who helped gain release of Chibok girls wins Nansen honour for opening schools in conflict zone.

Mustapha in a class room at the Future Prowess Islamic Foundation School (I), Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria which he set up.


Four out of five workers in Europe happy with working time ‘fit’

81% of workers say their working hours fit well, or very well, with their private life obligations. However men continue to have longer working hours (on average 6.5 hours per week more than women) and report more difficulties adapting working time to family life or other commitments. This is according to Eurofound’s new report on Working time patterns for sustainable work.


New figures reveal junior fishing licences increase 25%

Sales of junior fishing licences across England and Wales, have increased by 25.7% from 2016/17

Junior fishing licence sales increase by 25%


Hunger Pushes Over 20 Million People to the Brink of Starvation: U.S. Charities Urgently Ask America to Take Action

First-of-its-kind coalition of leading relief organizations launches Hunger Relief Fund

For the first time, eight of the leading U.S.-based international relief organizations have joined forces to urge the American public to donate to the new Hunger Relief Fund in response to looming famines and persistent hunger threatening millions of people in South Sudan, Nigeria, Yemen, Somalia and neighboring countries. More than 20 million people face starvation in the coming months and, without immediate help, 1.4 million severely malnourished children could die.


Walt Disney Opens Iconic American Amusement Park on This Day in 1955

Walt Disney was already a well-known creative genius — the creator of Mickey Mouse and the 1938 feature-length cartoon Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs — when he had an idea to create Disneyland, his famed Anaheim, California, amusement park.


Pioneering new film "The Beginning of Life" to be released across global streaming and multimedia platforms



Workshop teaches Tuareg artisans new skills in exile

Malian refugee artisans learn to design and make quality products at a workshop in Ougadougou, Burkina Faso.


In Baghdad, UN chief underlines extreme concern about 'enormous' challenges Iraq faces

A refugee camp in Iraq.


Taking the plunge: Swimming lessons help integration in Norway

Basem (second right) watches as his children Omar and Shayma learn how to dive into the pool.


Men Have Greater Self-Esteem Than Women, Especially in Developed Nations

Study also finds that personal confidence grows with age.