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8th Milestones of a Global Campaign for Violence Prevention Meeting

The 8th Milestones meeting is being generously hosted on behalf of WHO by the Canadian Government and the Public Health Agency of Canada. The meeting theme is Translating Sustainable Development Goal violence prevention targets into national and local action. Please see link below for the agenda. For plenary sessions, simultaneous translation for French and Spanish will be offered.

Rebuilding lives, restoring hope in Colombia

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

  • 16 October 2017
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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Rebuilding lives, restoring hope in Colombia
The Food and Agriculture Organization, with support from the government of Sweden, is working with Colombia to help devastated communities rebuild their livelihoods and get back on their feet after half a century of conflict.

Ted Talk: Texting that saves lives

Por Nancy Lublin

  • 13 October 2017
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Ted Talk: Texting that saves lives
When Nancy Lublin started texting teenagers to help with her social advocacy organization, what she found was shocking -- they started texting back about their own problems, from bullying to depression to abuse. So she's setting up a text-only crisis line, and the results might be even more important than she expected.

InSight Crime - Programa radial en Perú apunta a trata de personas

Parker Asmann

  • 12 October 2017
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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El Ministerio del Interior de Perú ha sacado al aire su primer programa radial multilingüe para promover la información entre el público sobre la trata de personas, un paso en la dirección correcta que necesitará mayor apoyo institucional para rendir resultados.

OAS Press Advisory - OAS and Honduran Government Bring Together Public Security Authorities of the Hemisphere in San Pedro Sula

October 8, 2017

  • 10 October 2017
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OAS Press Advisory -  OAS and Honduran Government Bring Together Public Security Authorities of the Hemisphere in San Pedro Sula
The Sixth Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Public Security in the Americas (MISPA VI), held within the framework of the Organization of American States (OAS), will take place in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on October 10 - 11, 2017. The hemispheric meeting will seek in its debates and resolutions to identify collective solutions to improve, modernize and professionalize the management of public security in the region.

The meeting, organized by the Secretariat for Security of Honduras and the OAS, that serves as the technical secretariat of the MISPA process, will be inaugurated by the President of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, and the OAS Assistant Secretary General, Néstor Mendez, at 9:00 a.m. local time (15:00 GMT).
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