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Platform for pastoralists aims to give voice to millions

Launch of the Pastoralists Knowledge Hub at FAO Headquarters in Rome. Photo: FAO/Giulio Napolitano

A Pastoralist Knowledge Hub has been launched by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and other partners to enable mobile livestock keepers to connect and discuss issues like agricultural innovations or land…

27 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Indigenous group battling stereotypes

Pathfined Yvonne-Marie Miniggio. UN Photo/Cathrine Hasselberg

An indigenous group in Norway has taken matters in to own hands to combat stereotypes about their way of…

27 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Tripling of funding for maritime operations welcomed, questions remain

Italy / boat people / Refugees and migrants rescued at sea by the Italian Coastguard ship Bettica arrive at Port Augusta. On the boat are four separate groups of people who were rescued. Many are women and children. / UNHCR / F. Malavolta / April 22, 2015

The European Union has tripled the funding for joint maritime operations following an emergency summit on migration, a move…

24 Apr 2015 / Listen /

News in Brief 23 April 2015 (AM)

Two rescued men wait at a reception centre in Lampedusa for news of friends and relatives. Photo: UNHCR/F. Malavolta

"Bold, collective action" urged on migrant issue The international community has been urged to take "bold and collective action"…

23 Apr 2015 / Listen /
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