Monday, 30 March 2015

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Protecting our heritage: UNESCO launches #Unite4Heritage campaign

Protecting our heritage: UNESCO launches #Unite4Heritage campaign

30 March 2015 – In response to recent attacks on cultural sites, UNESCO has launched a campaign to mobilise support for the preservation of cultural heritage. Titled #Unite4Heritage, the campaign asks everyone to send in photo contributions, thereby using the power of social media networks to build support for the... Read more

Food reaches all islands affected by Cyclone Pam

Food reaches all islands affected by Cyclone Pam

29 March 2015 - Two weeks after Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu, food has reached all 22 cyclone-affected islan... Read more

Norway Submit Climate Action Plan Ahead of COP21

Norway Submit Climate Action Plan Ahead of COP21

28 March 2015 – Norway has submitted its new climate action plan to the UN Framework Convention on Clim... Read more

Asylum applications in industrialized countries reach 22-year high in 2014

Asylum applications in industrialized countries reach 22-yea…

27 March 2015 - The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) reported on Thursday that the wars in Syria and Iraq... Read more

Number of Foreign Fighters in Syria/Iraq Sets Alarming Record

Number of Foreign Fighters in Syria/Iraq Sets Alarming Recor…

26 March 2015 – Over 20,000 foreign fighters have already joined the Syria/Iraq conflict, accordin... Read more

Promoting Urban Revitalization Through Planning of Public Spaces

Promoting Urban Revitalization Through Planning of Public Sp…

26 March 2015 – UN-Habitat reports that it has signed two cooperation agreements with the cities of Col... Read more

The Ark of Return: Permanent Memorial Unveiled In Remembrance of Enslaved Women

The Ark of Return: Permanent Memorial Unveiled In Remembranc…

25 March 2015 – The Secretary General unveils a permanent memorial today in honour of victims of t... Read more

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IHappiness Day (20 March)

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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