Friday, 27 March 2015

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Number of Foreign Fighters in Syria/Iraq Sets Alarming Record

Number of Foreign Fighters in Syria/Iraq Sets Alarming Record

26 March 2015 – Over 20,000 foreign fighters have already joined the Syria/Iraq conflict, according to the latest estimates by ICSR and Munich Security Conference. As their number hit an alarming record, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) launched a new global initiative aimed at bolstering countries' criminal justice... Read more

Promoting Urban Revitalization Through Planning of Public Spaces

Promoting Urban Revitalization Through Planning of Public Sp…

26 March 2015 – UN-Habitat reports that it has signed two cooperation agreements with the cities of Col... Read more

The Ark of Return: Permanent Memorial Unveiled In Remembrance of Enslaved Women

The Ark of Return: Permanent Memorial Unveiled In Remembranc…

25 March 2015 – The Secretary General unveils a permanent memorial today in honour of victims of t... Read more

Ambitious new targets for TB are a matter of social justice

Ambitious new targets for TB are a matter of social justice

24 March 2015 - As countries mark World Tuberculosis Day March 24 the World Health Organization is... Read more

"Man-Made" Climate Change Makes 2014 Warmest Year On Record

23 March 2015 – The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has released the “WMO Statement on the Stat... Read more

Building A Sustainable, Climate-Resilient Future For All

Building A Sustainable, Climate-Resilient Future For All

21 March 2015 – The ancestral festivity of Nowruz marks the first day of spring and renewal of nature i... Read more

Whistle While You Work: UN Focus on Happiness and Employment

Whistle While You Work: UN Focus on Happiness and Employment

20 March 2015 - On 20 March the UN celebrates the International Day of Happiness. Every year the United... Read more

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