Saturday, 21 April 2018

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A City Championing Digital Citizens

A City Championing Digital Citizens

Now in its second year, the municipality of Milano is organizing the #STEMinthecity initiative. 300 Italian & European girls and young women came together to learn about the opportunities of pursuing STEM-related education. During the opening session at the Scala theatre, the young audience was listening to inspiring stories from... Read more

UN humanitarian conference seeks aid for 13 million Congolese trapped in forgotten crisis

UN humanitarian conference seeks aid for 13 million Congoles…

12 April 2018: More than 13 million people are now in desperate need of humanitarian assistance in the Democratic... Read more

Global Chemical Weapons Convention fails to protect Syrian civilian population

Global Chemical Weapons Convention fails to protect Syrian c…

10.4.2018 – The prohibition on the use of chemical weapons is not only absolute, it has also been fully supported... Read more

How does cycling help achieve the Global Goals?

How does cycling help achieve the Global Goals?

Today is the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace and the United Nations Team in Brussels is deli... Read more

Donor conference doubles international commitment for war-torn Yemen

Donor conference doubles international commitment for war-to…

3.4.2018 – Pledges announced today at the United Nations pledging conference for Yemen, co-hosted by Sweden and S... Read more

When the conflict is over, but the ground is still unsafe

When the conflict is over, but the ground is still unsafe

Landmines and other explosive hazards kill or injure thousands of people across the globe every year. Explosive r... Read more

Cities Step up Their Fight Against Climate Change

Cities Step up Their Fight Against Climate Change

The Global Covenant of Mayors for climate and energy joined forces and merged its European and global networks to... Read more

United Nations-World Bank report on building inclusive approaches for prevention

United Nations-World Bank report on building inclusive appro…

On Wednesday 21th of March, the United Nations and the World Bank came together in Brussels to present their firs... Read more

The Water Decade: Don’t let our luck run out…

The Water Decade: Don’t let our luck run out…

The dramatic shortage of water in Cape Town has focused international attention on the water crisis that is threa... Read more

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Spotlight Initiative - a partnership between the UN and the EU

At #CSW62, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed and EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica discuss the Spotlight Initiative - a partnership between the UN and the EU which was established in September 2017 to eliminate violence against all women and girls.

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