migrant-rights.org

"For too long, migrant workers have been an ‘invisible majority’ in the Middle East. They are rarely discussed in the media and receive little protection from the governments of host countries, many of whom have no clear policies for...

International Migrants Day

International Migrants Day is an international day observed on 18 December as International Migrants Day appointed by the General Assembly of United Nations on 4 December 2000 taking into account the large and increasing number of migrants in the world

TO THE BONE

Thank you for all your support! A special thanks to the Vimeo staff for selecting our film as a "Staff Pick" and to Upworthy.com for featuring our film. Check out a clip from my newest film, KEPLER X-47 (sci-fi, aliens, Baroque costume)...

‘Migration’ is a difficult word. It encompasses multiple interlinked practices, policies and relationships, and it touches people all over the world in myriad ways. This anthology is designed both as a teaching and research resource and as a provocation. Contributions...

The End of the Line: the uncertain future of the western world

The refugee and migrant 'crisis' has been in the headlines for the last year - but is it really a crisis? In this film I take an alternative look and ask what it really means for you, me and the future of our way of life. Scroll down for...

International Mountain Day

Covering around 22 percent of the earth’s land surface, mountains play a critical role in moving the world towards sustainable economic growth. They not only provide sustenance and wellbeing to 915 million mountain people around the world, representing 13 percent of global population, but mountains also indirectly benefit billions more living downstream.

A Love Story of Mountains

December 11 is International Mountain Day: a day to celebrate the incredible power of mountains. For millennia, mountains have been revered for their base majesty and ecological, spiritual, and cultural significance. Mountain glaciers in the...

Human Rights

A short for the 30 articles of human rights. Jury Prize for the short film “Human Rights”, UN short film competition, December 2011 shot/ directed/ edited by Ani Boghossian starring: Anoush Boghossian, Tatev Hovhannisyan, Sam Avetisyan music:...

Learn about Human Rights: This is RightsInfo

rightsinfo.org - RightsInfo is about sharing our human rights using beautiful infographics, stories and social media. Knowledge is power. We want to make human rights accessible to all. Thanks for coming along for the ride and, remember, if...

"On Human Rights Day, let us recommit to guaranteeing the fundamental freedoms and protecting the human rights of all." - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948,...

International Anti-Corruption Day

International Anti-Corruption Day has been observed annually, on 9 December, since the passage of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption on 31 October 2003.

UN against corruption

https://vimeo.com/25708108 Highlights of the six-part suite of 2D infographics videos using animated typography and simple, iconic animated pictograms to explain the effects of corruption on society. It also incorporates a short segment of live-action video, embedded...

Transparency International – Corruption Perceptions Index

https://vimeo.com/33000354 Corruption is a problem worldwide, but how bad is it? And what can be done? Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index seeks to help answer these questions. Client: Transparency International Agency: Column Five Media Creative...

Unbroken Ground

Unbroken Ground explains the critical role food will play in the next frontier of our efforts to solve the environmental crisis. It explores four areas of agriculture that aim to change our relationship to the land and oceans. Most of our...

World Soil Day

Soil is an essential resource and a vital part of the natural environment from which most of the global food is produced. At the same time, soil provides living space for humans, as well as essential ecosystem services which are important for water regulation and...

International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development

International Volunteer Day (IVD) (originally and still known as International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development) (December 5) is an international observance designated by the United Nations since 1985. It offers an opportunity for volunteer...

Better Save Soil – English

Fertile soil forms the foundation of our modern societies. Although we should be doing everything we can to sustain it, when we look around us, we see a very different story. Both political initiatives and local actions are necessary to...

IVD Flash Mob 2012

On International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2012 we celebrated our commitment and hope for a better world. The main focus of IVD 2012 was awareness of and recognition for volunteers and volunteer organizations. The purpose is to recognize this...

Let’s Talk About Soil – English

The film is available in English, Chinese, Spanish, German, French, Portugese, Turkish, Arabic, Italian and English subtitled. This animated film tells the reality of soil resources around the world, covering the issues of degradation,...

Thank You, Volunteers

International Volunteer Day, the United Nations-mandated observance day which ‘celebrates the power and potential of volunteerism’ takes place annually on 5 December. This year, the world leader of The Salvation Army – General André Cox –...

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 3) is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992. It has been celebrated with varying degrees of success around the planet. The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding...

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