Tue, 3 Mar 2015 | What, When at UN: 
  • UN to mark World Wildlife Day…
  • UN humanitarian agencies to brief press in Geneva…
  • UN officials to attend Brussels meeting on global Ebola Response…

‘It’s time to get serious about wildlife crime’ UN proclaims on World Wildlife Day



Illegal wildlife trade undermines rule of law, degrades ecosystems and severely hampers the efforts of rural communities striving to sustainably manage their natural resources, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today as the United Nations marked World Wildlife Day.


Nigerian refugee crisis continues as Boko Haram fighting spills across region

The exodus of Nigerians fleeing violence in the country’s north-eastern regions continues amid an influx of sixteen thousand refugees into neighbouring Cameroon, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) has reported.



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