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UN celebrates International Day of Happiness with the Smurfs

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Voice actors who play the “Smurfs” in an animated movie joined UN officials on Saturday to celebrate the International Day of Happiness and launch a campaign to promote a more peaceful, equitable and healthy world. The small blue cartoon characters will encourage children, young people and adults to learn about and support the 17 Sustainable Development [...]

18 Mar 2017 | Posted in Celebrity Partners, Today's News | Read More »

Think before making the dangerous crossing to Yemen, musicians urge

Listen / The recording artists who performed 'Dangerous Crossings', a UNHCR-produced song raising awareness of the dangers of migrating to Yemen, are photographed in the studio. Photo: UNCHR/Timothy Kaldas

During 2016, more than 117,000 refugees arrived in war-stricken Yemen, according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), despite the escalating conflict there. Many were lured by smugglers to take a perilous boat journey from Africa across the Gulf of Aden, or the Red Sea, in search of a better future. UN figures released on Wednesday [...]

18 Mar 2017 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

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