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G8 Summit, June 2013

The 2013 G8 summit (the 39th) was held June 17-18 in Lough Erne, Ireland. World Vision urged leaders to meet the Millennium Development Goals and existing G8 commitments.

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Brazil youth in Recife compete in soccer tournament. PHOTO: Evandro Teixeira / World Vision
May 12, 2014

Two hundred young people hold their own football world cup in Brazil to speak out against violence

This week, boys and girls from around the world gather together for the “World Vision Cup” where they will be rivals on the football field, but will be united as one to speak out against the inequalities and violence they say are ruining their lives.

Children in Thailand. PHOTO: World Vision
Apr 14, 2014

World Vision urges countries to support landmark child rights treaty entering into force today

Children whose human rights have been violated will be able to bring their grievances directly to the United Nations after a historic international treaty entered into force today. However, World Vision is calling on more nations to ratify the treaty.

World Vision Senior Director of Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Response Chris Palusky testifies to Congress on December 3, 2013.
Dec 4, 2013

Chris Palusky testifies before U.S. Congress on Typhoon Haiyan relief

World Vision Senior Director of Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Response Chris Palusky testified to Congress on December 3, 2013 about the relief response to Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

Nov 22, 2013

Charitable tax deduction wins key bipartisan Senate support

Key Congressional leaders urge fellow lawmakers to preserve charitable deduction as hundreds from sector gather in D.C. for “Protect Giving Day”

InterAction members applaud passage of PEPFAR in 2013.
Nov 22, 2013

World Vision joins InterAction and applauds passage of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

World Vision joins InterAction and applauds passage of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Stewardship and Oversight Act of 2013

Nov 21, 2013

Statement of 66 organizations in support of the Humanitarian Assistance Facilitation Act of 2013

The international humanitarian aid community and charitable organizations in the U.S. applaud the introduction of the Humanitarian Assistance Facilitation Act of 2013 (HAFA) (H.R. 3526).

Finding new life after a nightmare of sex trafficking
Sep 6, 2013

Finding new life after a nightmare of sex trafficking

T*, now 17, was lured into a dark world of sex trafficking and exploitation through poverty, peer pressure, and a broken home. Her time at World Vision’s trauma recovery center in Cambodia has given her hope for a brighter, safer future.

St. Petersburg Development Outlook (PDF cover)
Sep 6, 2013

World Vision Responds to G20's "St. Petersburg Development Outlook"

The St. Petersburg Development Outlook released today at the G20 is a mixed bag with a number of encouraging signs but a few concerning elements. 

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