Wednesday, 29 March 2017

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A mobile app for sustainable decision-making

A mobile app for sustainable decision-making

A ground-breaking mobile application course has been launched in Finland as a digital pocket check list and inspiration for future local government employees ahead of the upcoming local government elections in April 2017. Municipalities and their elected councillors will be at the forefront of sustainable decision-making on a local level. So, in... Read more

A tournament to change the world

A tournament to change the world

  5.3.2017 – If you happen to be in Nairobi this weekend, you might not only have sunburn, but also hav... Read more

Ciné-ONU: L’Etranger – More than just football

Ciné-ONU: L’Etranger – More than just football

21 March - “L’Etranger” follows Moussa Cissokho’s move from Senegal to Brussels, where he... Read more

Human Development: 7 European countries among top 10

Human Development: 7 European countries among top 10

21 March 2017 - Seven European countries are among the ten countries that top the Human Development Index list, w... Read more

Water: a resource flushed down the drain?

Water: a resource flushed down the drain?

22 March 2017 – In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly designated 22 March as World Water Day. E... Read more

Racial profiling in focus on international day

Racial profiling in focus on international day

21. March 2017. The UN Human Rights Chief calls for actions to combat hate speech and hate crime  on the occ... Read more

Rhymin' for human rights

Rhymin' for human rights

21 March 2017 - "By celebrating poetry today, we celebrate our ability to join together, in a spirit of solidarit... Read more

The Smurfs on the pursuit of Happiness

The Smurfs on the pursuit of Happiness

When musician Pharrell Williams sang the song “Happy” he hit the nail on the head: “Happiness i... Read more

EU funding  help for demolition victims in the West Bank

EU funding help for demolition victims in the West Bank

  17 March 2017. The European Union is financing psychological help for people who suffer the traumatic exper... Read more

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UN Secretary-General, on the occasion of #EU60

António Guterres, Nations Secretary-General, congratulates the EU on the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome.

“Together - Respect, safety and dignity for all”

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The campaign highlights the economic, cultural and social contributions that migrants and refugees make to countries of origin, transit and destination. It also counters some misinformation and misperceptions.

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New Backgrounders:
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          Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs)
 

Library Newsletter - March 2017
(new websites, information material & publications)

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