Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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More valuable than oil, diamonds or gold

More valuable than oil, diamonds or gold

23 April 2014 – Over 1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water. That means that 1 person in 7 of the global population cannot quench their thirst. Even more have an unstable or scarce access to water, and one fifth of the world’s population face concrete water scarcity.... Read more

“To be or not to be”: from Shakespeare to your TV

“To be or not to be”: from Shakespeare to your TV

23 April 2014 - From Hamlet contemplating “to be or not be” to the series on your T.V., English is one ... Read more

UN expert: Security of displaced must be absolute priority

UN expert: Security of displaced must be absolute priority

22 April 2014 - Persistent violence and deliberate ethnically targeted attacks are eroding the protecti... Read more

A green new world: Green thinking for green cities

A green new world: Green thinking for green cities

22 April 2014: When one thinks of a city the words grey, steel and concrete come to mind. A landscape o... Read more

Interview of the month: Bo Shack, UNHCR

Interview of the month: Bo Shack, UNHCR

21 April 2014 - Mr Bo Shack is currently serving as the UNHCR representative in Afghanistan. Despite ne... Read more

Who laid your Easter egg?

Who laid your Easter egg?

19 April 2014 – During the Easter holidays, the sales of two kinds of eggs increase: the real thing as ... Read more

Paradise lost to plastic?

Paradise lost to plastic?

18 April 2014 - Hornstrandir, the northwestern most part of Iceland has been abandoned for over a centu... Read more

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International Mother Earth Day (22 April)

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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Every day should be #Happyday

Short video testimonies to bring a smile to your face - in partnership with GoodPlanet's '7 billion Others' project.

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 Library Newsletter - March 2014
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 UNRIC Newsletter, March

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