Tuesday, 16 September 2014

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2014 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

2014 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

16 September 2014 - On the occasion of the 2014 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, there truly is cause for celebration as the Earth's protective ozone layer is projected to recover in the next few decades. The ozone layer is a shield of gas that helps to... Read more

#DemocracyDay - involving youth

#DemocracyDay - involving youth

15 September 2014 – Democracy, the government of citizens by citizens, is today recognized as a univers... 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

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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. 

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Each child has a NAME

Each child has a name. One second per name. How long will it take to hear each name of the 750,000 children that were displaced in Iraq in 2014?

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