By Erik Berg

Chairman, Habitat Norway. Retired diplomat and development worker Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Former President of Asker Football and Member of the Municipal Sports Council. Deputy Chair UN Habitat’s Advisory Group on Gender Issues 2018.

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We are witnessing an accelerating multiple, man-made climate, food and environment crisis. COVID-19…

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Specialist in communicable diseases at the Department of Public Health Ernst K. Rødland recently described the conditions in the Moria refugee camp in Lesbos as follows: “Very many people are gathered in a small area where there is a general lack of health services, poor water and sanitation conditions, many…

Democracy is an act and youth must play their part

This year’s International Youth Day was particularly profound because young people are at a pivotal point in determining what the next decade will become. …

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