Saturday, 28 February 2015

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The world wastes $400 billion in food every year

The world wastes $400 billion in food every year

  27 February 2015 - The food discarded by retailers and consumers in the most developed countries would be more than enough to feed all of the world's 870 million hungry people, according to a new study by the UK-based Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP). One third of all food... Read more

Curbing Child Obesity: a Finnish success story

Curbing Child Obesity: a Finnish success story

26 February 2015 – Six years ago, almost 20 per cent of the five-year-olds in the city of Seinäjoki (Fi... Read more

 Mobile Learning Week - Bridging the Gender Gap

Mobile Learning Week - Bridging the Gender Gap

25 February 2015 – Of the seven billion people on Earth, over six now have access to a mobile device, y... Read more

Picture It! Cartoon competition for gender equality

Picture It! Cartoon competition for gender equality

25 February 2015 - UN Women together with the European Commission, the Belgian Development Cooperation ... Read more

'No plastic: A small gesture in our hands'

'No plastic: A small gesture in our hands'

24 February 2015 - In February 2014, UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere (MAB) programme launched an awarene... Read more

 Winners announced in WFP-EU ‘family meal’ photo competition

Winners announced in WFP-EU ‘family meal’ photo competition

BRUSSELS – The winners of a photo competition judged by chef and campaigner Jamie Oliver, which was lau... Read more

Keeping hunger on the agenda during crises

Keeping hunger on the agenda during crises

23 Feb 2015 - At a press conference on 23 February at UNRIC, Executive Director of the World Food Progr... Read more

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Youth Speak Up! For People and the Planet

Youth will take centre stage at the United Nations on 2 and 3 February during the annual Economic and Social Council’s Youth Forum.

For more information visit: http://www.un.org/en/ecosoc/youth2015/

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