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Young people’s role in preventing violent extremism

04 July 2018
28 June 2018; 13:15 – 15:00Institute of International Education (IIE)809 United Nations Plaza 12th floor Conference Room, New YorkRSVP: fidris@mofa.gov.qa and outreach@gcerf.org (by 15 June) Leading policy-makers, practicioners, civil society, private sector, and youth voices will be joining...

Igniting Hope - transforming humanitarian action with and for young people

14 June 2018
Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 8:30 – 9:45 This is one of the side-events to be convened during the ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment, in keeping with this year’s theme: Restoring humanity, respecting human dignity and leaving no one behind: working together to...

High-level panel discussion - youth as protagonists in preventing violent extremism

13 June 2018
Save the date for a high-level event co-hosted by Qatar and GCERF on 28 June 13:15-15:00 Institute of Interational Education  RSVP: fidris@mofa.gov.qa and outreach@gcerf.org (by 15 June) Achim Steiner and Vladimir Voronkov will be keynote speakers. Panelists will include the DED of...

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

08 June 2018
Desertification is the degradation of land in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas. It is caused primarily by human activities and climatic variations. Desertification does not refer to the expansion of existing deserts. It occurs because dryland ecosystems, which cover...

World Ocean Day!

08 June 2018
Action focus for 2018: preventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean Plastic pollution is causing tremendous harm to our marine resources. For example: 80% of all pollution in the ocean comes from people on land. 8 million tonnes of plastic...