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Ireland remains ‘profoundly unequal, 100-group strong march warns September 25, 2018

Despite our current roaring economic prowess, Ireland remains a “profoundly unequal place”, an event on the Sustainable Development Goals heard today.

UN Secretary - General launches Youth2030: The United Nations Youth Strategy. September 24, 2018

On Monday, 24th September 2018 the UN Secretary - General António Guterres launched Youth2030: The United Nations Youth Strategy. This strategy will guide the UN system in stepping up support for the empowerment of young people, while ensuring that the Organization’s work fully benefits from their insights and ideas. The Aim of the Strategy is to scale up global, regional and national actions to meet young people’s needs, realise their rights and tap their possibilities as agents of change.

Violence in Kasai, DRC has forced nearly every child into hiding September 14, 2018

For more than a year, children have been living in fear of the violence in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

A new World Vision survey indicates that 99 per cent of child respondents have been displaced because of conflict in the Kasai region. In most cases, children have been forced to flee for their lives several times.

World Vision Ireland Announces New Chief Executive May 16, 2018

Niall McLoughlin has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer of World Vision Ireland. He replaces Helen Keogh, who will retire at the end of May.

Rebekah Price, Communications Manager, Northern Iraq response: Driving into and through Darbandikhan November 14, 2017

  Some buildings just totally pancaked. Fortunately, there are no reports of many people killed in Iraq although we know of hundreds killed just across the border in Iran.

World Vision ready to respond to devastating earthquake in Iraq November 13, 2017

World Vision humanitarian staff are on standby to respond to a massive 7.3 earthquake centred on the Iraq-Iran border that killed more than 320 people on Sunday.

Cocoa beans produced in Vanuatu by World Vision-trained farmer among top 50 in the world October 27, 2017

Cocoa beans produced in Vanuatu by World Vision-trained farmer Moli have been named in the top 50 in the world.

WORLD VISION DEPLOYS STAFF TO RESPOND TO MEXICO EARTHQUAKE September 20, 2017

Sept, 19, 2017 México City Global children’s humanitarian agency World Vision is deploying its staff to respond to a major 7.1 earthquake that rocked Mexico City and the surrounding region following reports of collapsed buildings and multiple deaths.

Long road ahead” for Mosul’s children after city re-taken from ISIL July 10, 2017

Children’s lives have been shattered after years of ISIL control in Mosul – and many will need time to heal from untold violence, World Vision warns today. 

Day of the (Forgotten) African Child June 16, 2017

Nairobi - While students in North America and Europe get ready to celebrate the school holidays, 1.4 million children in East Africa are desperate to resume their education.

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