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10 Feb 2015 description

Genève, 2 février (HCR) – Après le succès de la première campagne en 2014, la Fondation IKEA a lancé lundi une nouvelle collecte de fonds dans les magasins à travers le monde pour financer des programmes d'énergie renouvelable et d'éducation au Bangladesh, au Tchad, en Ethiopie, en Jordanie et au Soudan.

La campagne « Un brillant avenir pour les réfugiés » se déroule depuis le 1er février jusqu'au 29 mars dans plus de 300 magasins IKEA et 40 pays. Pour chaque ampoule LED achetée dans les magasins participants, la Fondation IKEA versera un euro au HCR.

03 Feb 2015 description

GENEVA, February 2 (UNHCR) – Following the success of last year's campaign, the IKEA Foundation on Monday launched a two-month fund-raising drive in stores worldwide to provide renewable energy and education projects in Bangladesh, Chad, Ethiopia, Jordan and Sudan.

The "Brighter Lives for Refugees" campaign will run between February 1 and March 29 in more than 300 IKEA stores in 40 countries. For every LED light bulb purchased in participating stores, the IKEA Foundation will donate one euro to UNHCR.

15 Oct 2009 description

Subcommittee on International Development and Foreign Assistance, Economic Affairs, and International Environmental Protection

Good morning Mr. Chairman, Senator Corker and Members of Subcommittee.

17 Dec 2008 description
report IRIN

JOHANNESBURG, 17 December 2008 (IRIN) - High food prices and continued market volatility will increasingly make the UN World Food Programme (WFP) tap non-traditional donors like China and the corporate world for funds, as it warned that it would run out of cash by March 2009 to feed millions in hunger hotspots across the globe.

Christopher Barrett, a leading food aid expert who teaches development economics at Cornell University, New York, warned that the world should not forget the need to pull the poor out of the poverty trap; which the global food and fuel price crisis has made all …