Monday, 24 November 2014

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Preventing violence and atrocity crimes against minorities

Preventing violence and atrocity crimes against minorities

24 November 2014 – Today, over 500 participants, including international specialists on minority issues and representatives from States and minority communities from all regions, will gather in Geneva to seek new initiatives to prevent and respond to violence and atrocity crimes targeted against minorities worldwide. “This is not a matter of... Read more

DR Congo’s triangle of death

DR Congo’s triangle of death

22 November 2014 – Forget the triangle between Bermuda, Florida and Puerto Rico. The area between the t... Read more

30% of world population overweight or obese

30% of world population overweight or obese

21 November 2014. While continuing to tackle hunger and starvation, efforts are needed against obesity,... Read more

World Philosophy Day: The importance of critical thinking

World Philosophy Day: The importance of critical thinking

20 November 2014. UNESCO has celebrated World Philosophy Day with events at its Paris Headquarters on t... Read more

A child dies every 5 minutes as a result of violence

A child dies every 5 minutes as a result of violence

20 November 2014. The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that children´s rights have not been fulfil... Read more

Carbon neutraliy has to be reached by mid-century

Carbon neutraliy has to be reached by mid-century

19 November 2014 – In order to limit global temperature rise to 2ºC and head off the worst impacts of c... Read more

Breaking the taboo on a major problem for health and gender

Breaking the taboo on a major problem for health and gender

19 November 2014. The UN today called on religious, education and opinion leaders in developing regions... Read more

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