“Ours can be the first generation to end poverty – and the last generation to address climate change before it is too late.” Ban-Ki Moon, UN Secretary-General 2007-2016

Over-full refugee boat

Deadly Journey

In 2016 deaths of refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean hit all-time high, says UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR.

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DW Global Society

“I urge you to celebrate the extraordinary courage and contributions of refugees past and present.” - Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General

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