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29/05/2015 - Video
On 23 February 2015, the 'Family Meal - What brings us together?' photo exhibition was opened at the European Parliament by the UN World Food Programme’s Executive Director Ertharin Cousin, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management...
20/05/2015 - Video
Only three years ago, Achta lived with her husband and their nine children in the small rural village of Dadabaye, in northern Chad. The family had a good life and Achta’s husband was a successful farmer. “He raised goats, sheep, some camels and we...
18/05/2015 - Video
Approximately 80 percent of Syrian refugees in Jordan live in urban areas in the north of the country, while the remaining 20 percent live in the Za’atari, Marjeeb al-Fahood, Cyber City and Al-Azraq camps. Riots have broken out since the camp’s...
09/03/2015 - News
Every 4 seconds a person in the world is forced to flee their home. Today, 51.2 million people are deprived of a home, a family and a job, due to the intensification of conflicts. It is the highest number of refugees and displaced people since World...
23/02/2015 - News
The Family Meal photo contest is part of a campaign launched last year by the UN World Food Programme in partnership with the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO). The aim of the campaign is to convey to...
18/12/2014 - News
During the coming holiday season the UN World Food Programme (WFP) and the European Union (EU) will shine a spotlight on the universal custom of the family meal, by launching today the Family Meal Photo Competition, with celebrity chef Jamie Oliver...
18/11/2014 - Blog post
In his previous post, international basketball player Boštjan Nachbar described meeting nine year-old Moussa and some of the unpredictable events on his trip to Chad as part of the Voices of Children campaign. In this closing piece of the trilogy,...
04/11/2014 - News
The 'Family Meal campaign' opened with a photography exhibition at Brussels Gare du Midi that will travel across Europe over the next year. Madrid, Dublin and Lisbon are next in line to display the photographs showing how EU humanitarian...
23/10/2014 - Blog post
In his previous post, international basketball player Boštjan Nachbar described his trip to Chad as part of the Voices of Children campaign. This time, Boštjan brings some of the unpredictable challenges and adventures he encountered on the ground;...
17/10/2014 - Blog post
In order to raise awareness to children in emergencies and make their voices heard, the EU and the UN Children Fund (UNICEF) have launched a joint campaign, involving national celebrities from various EU countries. One of them was Slovenian...

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