Tuesday, 05 May 2015

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“Every death from asbestos-related diseases is avoidable” – ‘eye-opener’ report released

“Every death from asbestos-related diseases is avoidable” – ‘eye-opener’ report released

04 May 2015 – At a high-level meeting on environment and health in Europe – held April 28-30 in Haifa, Israel – a new World Health Organization (WHO) report was released, highlighting that one third of the 900 million people living in the region are potentially exposed to asbestos at... Read more

World Press Freedom Day: A day to celebrate and reflect

World Press Freedom Day: A day to celebrate and reflect

  Today is World Press Freedom Day (WPFD), which serves as a yearly reminder that in countries ar... Read more

Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life: Milan Expo opens tomorrow

Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life: Milan Expo opens tomorr…

  30 April 2015 – Tomorrow, the Milan Expo 2015 will commence. Running until October 31st, the Expo wi... Read more

Chemical warfare: “the world has learned too little from the past”

Chemical warfare: “the world has learned too little from the…

29 April 2015 – This year marks the centenary of the first deployment of chemical weapons on a large sc... Read more

The crucial role for social protection in the post-2015 Agenda

The crucial role for social protection in the post-2015 Agen…

28 April 2015 – On April 27, a high-level conference on the role for social protection in the UN’s post... Read more

Every 15 seconds, a worker dies from a work-related accident or disease

Every 15 seconds, a worker dies from a work-related accident…

28 April 2015 – On this day, the UN observes World Day for Safety and Health at Work. This year’s ... Read more

Nepalese earthquake: worst in more than 80 years

Nepalese earthquake: worst in more than 80 years

27 April 2015 - “I express our deepest sympathy to the people and Government of Nepal following the 7.9... Read more

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