Monday, 15 September 2014

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#DemocracyDay - involving youth

#DemocracyDay - involving youth

15 December 2014 – Democracy, the government of citizens by citizens, is today recognized as a universal value based on the freely expressed will of people to determine their own political, economic, social and cultural systems. There is no single version of democracy. Many countries practice different types, be they direct... Read more

Navi Pillay: A life dedicated to human rights

Navi Pillay: A life dedicated to human rights

13 - 14 September 2014 –High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, who has been one of the most vi... Read more

Common challenges – Common solutions

Common challenges – Common solutions

  12 September 2014 – Cooperation tends to be thought of as an exclusively North-South endeavour.... Read more

A shifting tide: GHG emissions exacerbate ocean acidification

A shifting tide: GHG emissions exacerbate ocean acidificatio…

  11 September 2014 – Carbon dioxide emissions, which have reached a record high in 2013, are too... Read more

Business vs. Environment?

Business vs. Environment?

10 September 2014 – In Tasmania, citizens defending environmental concerns have come under pressure f... Read more

Who will guard from the guardians?

Who will guard from the guardians?

  9 September 2014 – Violence against children is often overlooked. Though it happens in conflict... Read more

International Literacy Day: 493 million women still can’t read

International Literacy Day: 493 million women still can’t re…

  8 September 2014 – Imagine having to visit a doctor, yet being unable to find his office, imagi... Read more

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In partnership with the artist, UNRIC is using Elyx to highlight a series of international observances as well as the UN's 2014 Climate Summit. 

International Literacy Day (8 September)

On selected International Days, UNRIC, in partnership with the GoodPlanet Foundation, post video clips from the 7 billion Others project to communicate the fears, dreams, ordeals and hopes of citizens from all over world.

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