Friday, 21 November 2014

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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 the overarching question of “Social Transformations and Intercultural Dialogue”. 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

No safe toilet for one out of three women

No safe toilet for one out of three women

19 November 2014 - Of the 2.5 billion people living without access to improved sanitation, as many as 1... Read more

UNFPA: World’s 1.8 Billion Young key to Development

UNFPA: World’s 1.8 Billion Young key to Development

  18 November 2014—Developing countries with large youth populations could see their economies soar... Read more

WHO: Every hour 40 people drown

WHO: Every hour 40 people drown

18 November 2014 - Every hour, every day, more than 40 people lose their lives to drowning. 372 000 peo... Read more

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In partnership with the artist, UNRIC is using Elyx to highlight a series of international observances. 

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Reimagining the future for EVERY child | UNICEF

Innovation can come from anyone, anywhere. To mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, itself an innovation, UNICEF are inviting you to join the world in reimagining a better future for #EVERYchild.

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