World Population Day Spotlights Children’s Rights And Wellbeing

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World Population Day on July 11 2019 celebrates its 30th anniversary as a day of international recognition for the human right to family planning. Humanium is taking the occasion to celebrate the United Nations’ promotion of this issue which resides at the heart of child liberties and wellbeing.  World Population Day offers a poignant moment […]

Eliminating Sexual Violence and Safeguarding the Rights of the Most Vulnerable

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Background On June 19, 2008 resolution 1820 (2008) was adopted by the UN security council. The resolution condemned sexual violence as a tactic of war and an impediment to peace building. In efforts to commemorate this resolution, the UN general assembly declared, June 19 of each year the international day for the elimination of sexual […]

“Peacekeeping operations symbolise the world community’s will to peace and represent the impartial, practical expression of that will” [1][1]

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This Wednesday 29th May 2019, Humanium is celebrating the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, established in 2002 by the UN General Assembly.[2] Every year, this day is an opportunity to pay tribute to the more than 100,000 UN peacekeepers – men and women – currently in the field [3] in 14 peacekeeping operations worldwide [4]. It […]

Kill because of Differences or Create because of Community?

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The World Day of Cultural Diversity, for Dialogue and Development. The World Day of Cultural Diversity, for Dialogue and Development, is an annual UNESCO action day that takes place on the 21st May.   Why is Celebrating Cultural Diversity Important? Nowadays, living in a world that moves so fast and alongside people from every corner […]

Cancer: an impeding health crisis in developing countries

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Cancer mortality rapidly increasing in developing countries Cancer is a global health issue, impacting all communities worldwide regardless of religion, race or age. However, recent studies have highlighted some important differences in the prevalence of cancer in developing countries. While the most traditional health concerns in the developing world are infectious diseases and malnutrition, cancer […]

Climate Change

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by Dr. Helmut Welge, German qualified Lawyer and Treasurer of Humanium e.V. Germany   ”Climate change unites the world”. This is how the renowned German newspaper ‘Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung’ entitled its report on humanity’s greatest threat. The Washington Pew Research Center identified Climate Change as the principal menace human beings on all five continents (next […]

Reflections from Rwanda: Everything starts with a dream…

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by Vicdan Merter, Life Coach from Istanbul, Turkey.   My Rwanda journey started with a dream in 2015, where Arndt Soret, CEO of Humanium, I and couple of other friends gathered around a common stake: Creating homes for children! That was my first time I have created the possibility of going to Rwanda with Humanium’s […]