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In Small Places, Close to Home: The Beginnings of Universal Human Rights.

"The team at American University International Relations online program examines how the universal agreement on the fundamental rights and freedoms of people, formally known as, Basic Human Rights and Universal Human Rights, came to be. What...Read more

The European Refugee Crisis and Syria Explained

Why is the refugee crisis all over the news? How is this related to Syria? Why should we care at all? The Syrian refugee crisis explained.Read more

World Humanitarian Day 2016

We are in the midst of the greatest humanitarian crisis of our lifetime, we are witnessing human suffering unlike any we've seen before. This is our chance to act and put humanity first. We all have a role to play...Read more

Vision of Humanity:A Timeline of Peace in Mexico

A timeline of peace in Mexico from the hight of the drug war to present day. GraphicRead more

Why your doctor should care about social justice

New York City Health Commissioner Mary Bassett shares lessons learned from her broad experience in addressing health disparities and reveals what may be the greatest stumbling block to equitable health care in the US: institutional racism.Read more

South Sudan: Keeping Faith in the IGAD Peace Process

For more than eighteen months, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the regional body mediating peace negotiations to end South Sudan’s civil war, has struggled to secure a deal in the face of deep regional divisions and the...Read more

Social Entrepreneurs: Pioneering Social Change

In 2009 the Skoll Foundation completed a short film about the field of social entrepreneurship. Its a great overview of the progress made over the last three decades. It starts with Mohammad Yunus and includes interviews with a number of social...Read more

Informe mundial de 2015 sobre el trabajo infantil: Allanar el camino hacia el trabajo decente para los jóvenes

El segundo volumen de la serie "Informe mundial de la OIT sobre el trabajo infantil" pone en evidencia la estrecha relación entre el trabajo infantil y el empleo juvenil, y la necesidad de enfoques políticos comunes en países en los que...Read more

World Report on Child Labour 2015: Paving the way to decent work for young people

The second volume of the ILO World Report on Child Labour series highlights the close linkages between child labour and good youth employment outcomes, and the consequent need for common policy approaches to addressing challenges arising in...Read more

Peace is a Full Time Job

More than one million people have served as UN peacekeepers since 1948.Read more


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