Tuesday, 30 June 2015

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San Francisco then and now…70 years

San Francisco then and now…70 years

On 25 June, 1945 at the San Francisco Opera House, the final full session of delegates to the United Nations Conference on International Organization met and stoodtogether– literally as well as figuratively – to signal their unanimous approval of the Charter of the United Nations. These delegates had deliberated on the... Read more

The cheapest weapon of  mass destruction

The cheapest weapon of mass destruction

19.6.2015 - Contrary to a persisting belief, sexual attacks against women are not random acts of individual soldi... Read more

UN leaders welcome Pope's Encyclical on Climate and Environment

UN leaders welcome Pope's Encyclical on Climate and Environm…

Pope Francis today called on the world's 1.2 billion Catholics to join the fight against climate change. In a pap... Read more

“Nobody puts their kids on a boat, unless the water is safer than the land”

“Nobody puts their kids on a boat, unless the water is safer…

Mr Francois Crepeau, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants spoke at a press co... Read more

UN observes world day to combat desertification

UN observes world day to combat desertification

Healthy soils form the basis for our food production systems. Without healthy soils it is not possible to produce... Read more

Two Day conference in Paris on youth radicalization and extremism in cyberspace.

Two Day conference in Paris on youth radicalization and extr…

The Internet is an integral part of young people's lives. It is used by young people to do their homework, to bro... Read more

"NO to Child Labour, YES to Education"- UN Observes World Da…

The unacceptable reality is that millions of children around the world, some as young as five, are still working ... Read more

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's message for Expo Milano 2015

Welcome message by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for the opening of #Expo2015 Milan

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