The International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

The International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction is an opportunity to acknowledge the progress being made toward reducing disaster risk and losses in lives, livelihoods and health. The 2021 edition focuses on “International cooperation for developing countries to reduce their disaster risk and disaster losses.” This is the sixth of the Sendai Seven targets. RET has been designingContinue reading “The International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction”

Collaboration to Meet SDG4 and Support the 2030 Decade of Action – UNGA ”75” 2020

RET, represented by its President & CEO Ms. Zeynep Gülgün Gündüz was part of the High-level Virtual Side Event, UNGA” 75″ 2020 “Government and Foundation Partners Demonstrate Effective Cross-sectoral Collaboration to Meet SDG4 and Support the 2030 Decade of Action.”This event was co-hosted by Education Above All Foundation, the Permanent Mission of The State of QatarContinue reading “Collaboration to Meet SDG4 and Support the 2030 Decade of Action – UNGA ”75” 2020”

What is RET doing to ensure safety and health at work while staying and delivering?

On the World Day for Safety and Health at Work. RET is focused on addressing the outbreak of infectious diseases at work in particular the COVID-19 pandemic. RET’s management assessed the risks by following the developments of the COVID-19 outbreak globally and as of the first week of March, proactively started to take measures to protect its employeesContinue reading “What is RET doing to ensure safety and health at work while staying and delivering?”

A New Resource for Youth Programming in Emergency Settings

The Desk Review of Programming Guidelines for Adolescents & Youth in Emergencies Adolescents and youth as a distinct group are often overlooked during humanitarian crises, with their unique concerns and needs seldom prioritised. The Desk Review of Programming Guidelines for Adolescents & Youth in Emergencies provides an overview of programming guidelines for adolescents and youthContinue reading “A New Resource for Youth Programming in Emergency Settings”

A Case for the Elimination of Discrimination

“Refugees and migrants are particular targets of racial profiling and incitement to hatred. In the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants adopted in September 2016, United Nations Member States strongly condemned acts and manifestations of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance against refugees and migrants. In doing so, they also committed to aContinue reading “A Case for the Elimination of Discrimination”

Sixteen Days and More

March 8 was International Women’s Day, an opportunity to celebrate every effort made to eliminate violence against women and support women’s empowerment. Violence against women is still a reality, as are the challenges they face to ensure, on equal terms, their rights and opportunities for growth and development. Sadly, in 2017, one in three womenContinue reading “Sixteen Days and More”