Friday, 24 February 2017

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European cultural heritage on the path of disaster resilience

European cultural heritage on the path of disaster resilience

  Another important step toward disaster resilience and risk prevention was this week in Turin, Italy. The European Commission is financing the ResCult (“Increasing Resilience of Cultural Heritage”) project, which is aimed at protecting heritage sites – of historical, cultural and religious interest - from the risk of natural disasters. It is... Read more

UN declares war on ocean plastic

UN declares war on ocean plastic

23 February 2017 – UN Environment launched today an unprecedented global campaign to eliminate major source... Read more

Lake Chad: A forgotten crisis

Lake Chad: A forgotten crisis

Almost 11 million people are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance in the Lake Chad region. An international... Read more

Language colours the world

Language colours the world

21.2.2017 – If you visit the Himba tribe in Namibia, people will have a hard time understanding what you me... Read more

“We must all work for social justice in international solidarity”

“We must all work for social justice in international solida…

20 February 2017 – For the World Day of Social Justice, two UN human rights experts call for international ... Read more

UN Secretary-General António Guterres at Munich Security Conference:  “The Syrian conflict has become a terrible threat for many countries”

UN Secretary-General António Guterres at Munich Security Con…

  Addressing the Munich Security Conference on Saturday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres emphasi... Read more

Visit of UN Secretary-General Guterres to Bonn and Munich:

Visit of UN Secretary-General Guterres to Bonn and Munich: "…

On his second day in Germany, UN Secretary-General António Guterres continued to participate in the meetin... Read more

‘A United Europe has a crucial role to play’: Agenda 2030 and international peace and security issues rank high during Secretary-General’s three day visit to Germany

‘A United Europe has a crucial role to play’: Agenda 2030 an…

  UN Secretary-General António Guterres has begun his three day visit to Germany. In Germany’s U... Read more

Humanity at risk for the sake of ballots

Humanity at risk for the sake of ballots

17.2.2017 – “It is difficult to overstate the gravity of the crises we currently face”, stated ... Read more

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New single by UNODC Goodwill Ambassador Ozark Henry.

“Together - Respect, safety and dignity for all”

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The campaign highlights the economic, cultural and social contributions that migrants and refugees make to countries of origin, transit and destination. It also counters some misinformation and misperceptions.

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Library Newsletter - February 2017
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