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Features

Brazil: Desertification

18 Mar 2011

It's a phenomenon unknown to many, yet it threatens almost half of the world's land. It's called desertification and if left unchecked, its effects are disastrous. 21st Century: Episode #52

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Features

Brazil: Coal to Crops

20 Jul 2012

The North-East of Brazil is the most densely populated semi-arid region in the world. Little rainfall and cyclic droughts have forced people to resort to illegal charcoal production, stripping the region of its forests.

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Conferences

Brazil: The Promise of Water

28 Mar 2012

The United Nations has named 2010-2020 the UN Decade on Deserts and the Fight against Desertification. A phenomenon unknown to many, desertification threatens almost half of the world's land. If left unchecked, its effects are disastrous. But in the

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Features

Brazil: A Transgender Family

04 Sep 2014

An unprecedented United Nations public education campaign, 'Free and Equal" launches in Brazil to support LGBT rights, but many still suffer from discrimination.

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Features

Brazil: The Story of Slavery

20 Jul 2015

More than four million slaves were shipped to Brazil from the coast of Africa during the 16th century and onward.

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The United Nations has named 2010-2020 the UN Decade on Deserts and the Fight against Desertification. A phenomenon unknown to many, desertification threatens almost half of the world's land. If left unchecked, its effects are disastrous. But in the

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Clean and safe water for drinking, cooking and washing is beyond the reach of hundreds of millions – and about a third of the world's population don't have access to good sanitation. But the sheer scale of the problem doesn't stop one woman...

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Meetings & Events

Brazil - Second Right of Reply

23 Sep 2016

2nd Right of Reply by the Federative Republic of Brazil at the general debate of the 71st Session of the General Assembly of the UN (New York, 20-26 September 2016).

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Clean water for drinking, cooking and washing is beyond the reach of hundreds of millions – and about a third of the world's population don't have access to good sanitation. 21st Century Show # 89

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