Live Online Event: "Insure Me: Climate Change, Human Migration and Risk"

(UNU-ONY) – The United Nations University Office in New York is organizing a multi-part panel discussion of policy perspectives on human migration as an effect of climate change and on risk reduction and insurance. The event will consist of two panel discussions. Date: Thursday, September 24, 2009 Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m, Eastern time […]

'Time to Click' Shows Us the Human Face of Climate Change

‘Time to Click’ is an internet campaign calling on photographers around the world – professional and amateur alike – to help show the human face of climate change. Time to Click asks photographers to submit pictures that show how climate change affects their communities right now, and how it affects people in the places they’ve […]

June 20th is World Refugee Day

On June 20th, 2009, World Refugee Day takes place around the globe. This annual commemoration is “marked by a variety of events in more than 100 countries, involving government officials, humanitarian aid workers, celebrities, civilians and the forcibly displaced themselves” ( It is a big opportunity for such UN Agencies like the High Commissioner for […]