Yemen remains the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, and the situation risks deteriorating even further. The conflict continues to take a heavy toll on the population. The combined effects of ongoing fighting, access restrictions and insufficient imports of vital goods, a serious economic crisis, and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic are pushing the country into famine.
‘Our ocean starts with you!’ was the theme for the 2020 digital edition of the #EUBeachCleanUp, as the campaign took to social media reminding us that ocean protection begins at home. For the past month up until World Coastal Cleanup day, people across the globe took on challenges to clean their neighbourhood, shop for less packaging, reduce water consumption, and sort waste. EU High Representative Josep Borrell praised these actions saying “Even the smallest actions from home can have an impact on our oceans. #EUBeachCleanUp is a great individual and collective action of volunteers around the world to keep beaches clean and protect marine life.”
Today is an historic day for Nepal, as the country celebrates Constitution Day. Following the historic peace agreement in 2006, and after two Constituent Assembly elections, Nepal promulgated its new Constitution in 2015, effectively launching a new era aiming for prosperity and peace, which was followed by free and fair elections in 2017.
18 September 2020, New York – Intervention on behalf of the European Union delivered by Daniela Gauci, Legal Adviser, on Preventing Violent Extremism through Sport Values within the framework of the United Nations Global Programme on the Security of Major Sporting Events, and Promotion of Sport and Its Values as a Tool to Prevent Violent Extremism