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Greener tourism: Greater collaboration needed to tackle rising emissions

A woman selling flowers in Vietnam's tourist-laden Hanoi wears a mask to mitigate breathing...

UNICEF issues largest-ever emergency funding appeal to reach historic numbers of children in need

UNICEF released it's US$ 4.2 billion 2020 emergency appeal to reach 59 million children with life-saving support in 64 countries across the globe on Dec 04, 2019. It is its biggest ask of donors yet, representing 3.5 times the funds requested in 2010...

Green economy ‘not to be feared, but an opportunity to be embraced’ says UN chief as COP25 gets underway

A green economy is “not one to be feared but an opportunity to be embraced”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, in a keynote speech to delegates at the opening of the COP25 UN climate conference in Madrid on Monday.

430,000 children continue to bear the brunt of eastern Ukraine conflict

Despite recent developments intending to protect the rights of children affected by eastern Ukraine’s more than five-year-long conflict, nearly half a million girls and boys continue to face grave risks to their physical health and psychological well-...