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By Editorial Team On Saturday, November 9th, 2013
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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 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 Sunday, June 2nd, 2013
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High Level Panel releases recommendations for world’s next development agenda

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda has released “A New Global Partnership: Eradicate Poverty and More...

By Editorial Team On Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
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Italy to Host Int’l Forum of Mayors on Crime Prevention and Urban Security

How can we reduce vulnerabilities, inequalities and injustice in urban settings so as to address the complex and changing dynamics of security and crime prevention? The International Forum of Mayors is an opportunity More...

By Editorial Team On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
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UN renews call for full access to Syria for chemical weapons inquiry

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon (right) speaks to the media with Ake Sellstrom (left), the head of the UN chemical weapons investigation team, before their meeting April 29, 2013 at UN headquarters More...

By Editorial Team On Saturday, April 27th, 2013
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Countries across the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region celebrat World Malaria Day

On the occasion of World Malaria Day, 25 April 2013, countries across the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region are celebrating World Malaria Day with the theme of “Invest in the future. Defeat malaria”. Malaria More...

By Editorial Team On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
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Opening the Twenty-Second session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in Vienna

Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Yury Fedotov Opening the Twenty-Second session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in Vienna on Monday, the Executive More...

By Editorial Team On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
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Forth Vaccination Week in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

Following the remarkable success of prior Vaccination Weeks, WHO and partners will be celebrating the fourth Vaccination Week in the Eastern Mediterranean Region from 24 to 30 April 2013.  Vaccination Week is a More...

By Editorial Team On Tuesday, April 9th, 2013
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Forests: UN Forum Kicks off in Istanbul with Call to Protect Vital Natural Resources

The United Nations Forum on Forests kicked off its tenth session in Istanbul, Turkey, on Monday with calls for action at all levels to promote the health of a vital resource that covers nearly a third of the globe More...

By Editorial Team On Friday, April 5th, 2013
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A Thousand Days to Keep the Millennium Promise

By Ban Ki-moon A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, but starting this week we can march a thousand days forward into a new future. On April 5th, the world will reach a vital moment in history’s More...