Scientific cooperation, a force for peace, development – UNESCO Chief

Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova Director-General of UNESCO Ms. Irina Bokova in her message on the occasion of the World Science Day for Peace and Development, 10 November 2013, called for strengthening the link between science and policy, in order to make the most of scientific cooperation as a force for peace and development. The full text More...

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By Editorial Team On Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
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Ahead of Youth Day, UN Chief Hears Congcerns from Young People Across the World

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday held an interactive dialogue with young people across the world and launched an online United Nations Platform for Youth in conjunction with his Special Envoy on this issue. “Your More...

By Editorial Team On Monday, July 15th, 2013
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World Cereal Production Set to Reach Historical High in 2013 – UN Food Agency

Global cereal production is expected to increase by 7 per cent in 2013 compared to last year, the United Nations food agency said today, but warned that in spite of a boost in supply, various regions including Central More...

By Editorial Team On Monday, July 15th, 2013
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Armed Confilicts Destroys Hope of Education for Millions of World’s Children – UN Report

Classrooms, teachers and pupils will continue to be seen as legitimate targets unless there is tougher action against human rights violations, an overhaul of global aid priorities and strengthened rights for displaced More...

By Editorial Team On Tuesday, June 25th, 2013
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Ban Calls to raise awareness of the harm caused by illicit drugs

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message on the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, 26 June 2013, called on governments, the media and civil society to do everything possible to More...

By Editorial Team On Thursday, June 20th, 2013
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UNAIDS, Lancet to Bering Together Political and Health Leaders

Ahead of the first meeting of the UNAIDS and Lancet Commission: From AIDS to Sustainable Health, the esteemed Commissioners who will be working together on HIV and global health in the post-2015 debate have been More...

By Editorial Team On Thursday, June 20th, 2013
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Resolve Conflicts so Refugees Can Return Home – UN Chief

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message on World Refugee Day, 20 June 2013, called on the international community to intensify efforts to prevent and resolve conflicts, and to help achieve peace and security More...

By Editorial Team On Monday, June 17th, 2013
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World population projected to reach 9.6 billion by 2050

The current world population of 7.2 billion is projected to increase by 1 million over the next 12 years and reach 9.6 billion by 2050, according to a United Nations report which points out that growth will be mainly More...

By Editorial Team On Monday, June 17th, 2013
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Don’t Let Our Future Dry Up – UNESCO

Director-General of UNESCO Ms Irina Bokova in her message on the occasion of World Day to Combat Desertification, 17 June 2013, said water is the common denominator of many challenges – in health, in farming and More...

By Editorial Team On Thursday, June 13th, 2013
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Education for Peace

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message for 100-day countdown to International Day of Peace (21 September 2013) called on everyone – whether governments, parties to conflicts, religious institutions, community More...