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New version of Global Hand - January, 2010

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Following the launch of the new United Nations site (business.un.org), built by Global Hand, we have re-launched our own website at the end of January, 2010. This happens to fall in the immediate wake of the tragedy in Haiti which is necessitating rapid global response, given the breadth of...

Partnering in today’s world: a new website for Global Hand

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The world is not as it was when Global Hand began. Times have changed and we are changing with them. Global Hand came into being as a ‘matching’ website: connecting for-profits and non-profits to respond to world need.

Raising the Bar: Media Social Responsibility

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This article, originally published two years ago, has now been adapted to include more recent research.

Jeffrey Sachs Shares on a Panel for the New UN and Business Website During the World Economic Forum

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A special panel focused on business & United Nations partnerships was held during the 2010 World Economic Forum.

Uprooted and forgotten: The atrocities nobody cared about

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For twenty years the world stood by with little interest as civil war wrought wanton destruction on Uganda. Why, then, would anyone care now that peace has finally been negotiated?

Decades of instability: The struggle in Guinea Bissau

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An attempted coup was not on the plan when UK aid workers drove their humanitarian cargo half way around the world to help one of the planet’s poorest nations.

Legacy of Chernobyl: Radiation’s long fingered reach

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Two decades after the tragedy at Chernobyl, a tired eeriness still hovers over parts of the Ukraine, the shadow of the nuclear accident still blighting the lives of local people.

Blythswood and Birchwood: Saving lives in Serbia

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“They were screaming in terror, badly cut, bruised and in shock. The inside of the car was full of freezing water ….”

Hunger, the Silent Killer

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They call it the silent killer. Hunger is responsible for more deaths per hour, per day, than any other force on the planet, war, HIV, climate change included.

Sierra Leone: Aftermath of the blood bath

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When the wounding is done, and you are left alone and bleeding, where can you turn in a war torn environment?