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Today, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched PACT, an interactive platform that allows you to explore the commitments made at the World Humanitarian Summit. Check it out: www.agendaforhumanity.org
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This week, world leaders came together at the United Nations to adopt the New York Declaration, which expresses their political will to protect the rights of refugees and migrants, to save lives and share responsibility for large movements on a global scale. #UN4RefugeesMigrants http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=54948
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Take action and call on world leaders to protect the rights of refugees and migrants: https://refugeesmigrants.un.org/takeaction
The UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants on 19 September is an historic opportunity for the world to agree on a better response to large movements of refugees and migrants. Ahead of the Summit, you can make your voice heard.
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How do you operate in Syria and uphold the principle of impartiality? UN Humanitarian Chief O'Brien responds to a series of reports on the United Nations's aid response in Syria: http://ow.ly/d7A9303O6V9
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Each one of us can do something to create a more humane world and bring hope to people in need. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon talks about 5 actions we all can take: https://lnkd.in/ds5iwzX
In my 10 years as United Nations Secretary-General, I have seen a huge increase in the number of people whose lives have been uprooted by disasters or conflicts. In 2006, the UN and our humanitarian
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Have you ever wondered what you can do to create a more humane world and bring hope to people in crisis? UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon suggests 5 things we can all do: https://lnkd.in/ds5iwzX
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"People in crises face impossible choices. But our choice is clear. As citizens of the world, we must be outraged. We must demand more of our leaders." writes Stephen O’Brien, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator. Read more: http://ow.ly/tydJ303t33c
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What’s the plan now that the World Humanitarian Summit is over? Tune in live in 2 hours to hear more about the brand-new platform that lets you explore the commitments made at the Summit and hear about the next steps planned by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: webtv.un.org
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The UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants on 19 September is a historic opportunity for the world to agree on a better response to large movements of refugees and migrants.

Ahead of the Summit, call on world leaders to protect the rights of refugees and migrants: https://refugeesmigrants.un.org/takeaction
The UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants on 19 September is an historic opportunity for the world to agree on a better response to large movements of refugees and migrants. Ahead of the Summit, you can make your voice heard.
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Make your voice heard ahead of the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants on 19 September! Call on world leaders to protect the rights of refugees and migrants: http://refugeesmigrants.un.org/takeaction
The UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants on 19 September is an historic opportunity for the world to agree on a better response to large movements of refugees and migrants. Ahead of the Summit, you can make your voice heard.
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UN Humanitarian Chief O'Brien responds to a series of articles asserting that the Syrian government “controls UN aid” and that the UN has channelled funding intended for life-saving humanitarian response to the “Assad regime”: http://ow.ly/d7A9303O6V9
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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon suggests 5 things we can all do to help people trapped in crisis and wars: https://lnkd.in/ds5iwzX
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Welcome to the World Humanitarian Summit
Introduction
The first-ever World Humanitarian Summit is a call to action by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to reduce human loss and suffering from crises. The Summit will take place in Istanbul on 23-24 May 2016. 

Use #ShareHumanity to follow and join the conversation around the World Humanitarian Summit. 

The challenges and demands of the 21st century are global issues that require global solutions. The World Humanitarian Summit will set an agenda for change to make humanitarian action fit for the great challenges we face now and in the future.

Find out how you can get involved: whsummit.org/whs_get_involved