This Week in Restoring Family Links 2/1/2016 - 2/5/2016

This Week in Restoring Family Links 2/1/2016 - 2/5/2016

Supporting Syria: Yesterday, the Supporting Syria & the Region 2016 conference was held in London, co-hosted by the UK, Germany, Kuwait, Norway, and the United Nations. The conference brought together world leaders to address, coordinate, and raise significant funding to meet the immediate and long-term effects of the ongoing conflict. Building upon three previous such conferences in Kuwait, world leaders, as well as various NGO's came together to plan for and coordinate several relevant goals: raising funding, providing education access, create job opportunities, and apply international pressure to respect humanitarian law, among others. Donors pledged over USD $10 billion to the cause, with the largest pledges coming from the European Union, the United States, Japan, Germany, and others. 

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