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Thursday, February 29, 2024
In regions often afflicted by conflict, development projects play a crucial role in fostering long-term stability. However, implementing such projects within hostile environments requires a strategic approach and meticulous management. This article underscores the importance of communication with local partners, monitoring conflict dynamics, and safeguarding beneficiaries in the supervision of such projects. 
Tuesday, January 09, 2024
In the realm of renewable energy, solar panels have emerged as a game-changing technology, converting sunlight into electricity with unprecedented efficiency. As we grapple with the challenges of climate change, the significance of solar power in reshaping our energy landscape cannot be overstated.
Tuesday, December 19, 2023
This on-site visit serves as a testament to the commitment we hold towards ensuring the success and tangible impact of our humanitarian and development initiatives. The intention behind this article is to shed light on the paramount importance of field visits in the realm of humanitarian work, addressing the curiosity surrounding the purpose and necessity of such Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) endeavours.
Thursday, October 19, 2023
Beekeeping is a long-established and sustainable activity that can be adapted to environments across the world. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, it is one of the first types of intervention to be implemented because of its complementarity with livelihood activities in development projects. In this article, we will explain how beekeeping improves livelihoods, demonstrating why this is a key MHEurope project supporting local communities in Syria. 
Thursday, September 07, 2023
Monday, 8 November, Mercy Hands Europe and Geneva International Centre for Justice (GICJ) hosted a joint webinar to bring attention to needs based solutions to strengthen the rule of law in Iraq.
Friday, July 07, 2023
Not many people know that Switzerland is not as progressive as it seems. The first example that comes to mind is the women’s right to vote and run for office, officially in Switzerland this has been in place since the late date of 1971.
Monday, January 23, 2023
According to Article 2 of the ICPED, an enforced disappearance is considered to be ”the arrest, detention, abduction or any other form of deprivation of liberty by agents of the State or by persons or groups of persons acting with the authorization, support or acquiescence of the State, followed by a refusal to acknowledge the deprivation of liberty or by concealment of the fate or whereabouts of the disappeared person, which place such a person outside the protection of the law” (OHCHR, n.d.).
Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Monday, 8 November, Mercy Hands Europe and Geneva International Centre for Justice (GICJ) hosted a joint webinar to bring attention to needs based solutions to strengthen the rule of law in Iraq.
Tuesday, July 05, 2022
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, greatly increases the risk of a variety of diseases, including heart and brain diseases, and impacts 1.13 people worldwide. Therefore, it is critical that this disease is treated early on before it leads to more issues.