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17 Oct 2017 description
report European Union

On Monday 16 October 2017 the Council adopted the EU Annual Report on Human Rights And Democracy in the World in 2016.

2016 was a challenging year for human rights and democracy, with a shrinking space for civil society and complex humanitarian and political crises emerging. In this context, the European Union showed leadership and remained strongly committed to promote and protect human rights and democracy across the world.

26 Oct 2010 description
report ShelterBox

Nearly 700,000 people affected with a desperate need for emergency shelter, food and water. This is the scene coming out of the West African country Benin.

A two-person response team from international disaster relief charity, ShelterBox, is set to leave the UK for Benin today. Highly-trained ShelterBox Response Team (SRT) members James Webb (UK) and Chris Donald (UK) will be working to establish the areas of greatest need in the country.