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"Girls: the world needs you to be the scientists, engineers and technologists of tomorrow!" said Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General.
Last week Thursday, people around the world marked Girls in ICT Day, which was established by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to help inspire girls to consider a future in technology Share the word!

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"Girls: the world needs you to be the scientists, engineers and technologists of tomorrow!" said Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General.

Last week Thursday, people around the world marked Girls in ICT Day, which was established by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to help inspire girls to consider a future in technology

Share the word!

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Did you know intellectual property is everywhere in movies from script to screen? Saturday is World Intellectual Property Day, this year focusing on the film industry. Take a look at this event map with over includes 230 events in over 80 countries.

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Did you know intellectual property is everywhere in movies from script to screen? Saturday is World Intellectual Property Day, this year focusing on the film industry. 

Take a look at this event map with over includes 230 events in over 80 countries.

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25 April is World Malaria Day. Since 2000, the number of child deaths from malaria has been cut in half and the malaria map continues to shrink. But emerging threats of drug and insecticide resistance heightens urgency to be even more resilient and adaptive.  Join the global conversation and be part of #DefeatMalaria online campaign here.

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25 April is World Malaria Day.

Since 2000, the number of child deaths from malaria has been cut in half and the malaria map continues to shrink. But emerging threats of drug and insecticide resistance heightens urgency to be even more resilient and adaptive.

Join the global conversation and be part of #DefeatMalaria online campaign here.

Widespread and gross human rights violations have been and are being committed by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea
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There are approximately 110 million active mines in the world — one for every 17 children or for every 52 adults. Friday is the International Day of Mine Awareness & Assistance in Mine Action.  Share this to spread the word and help realize a world with no more mines at www.unmas.org

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There are approximately 110 million active mines in the world — one for every 17 children or for every 52 adults. Friday is the International Day of Mine Awareness & Assistance in Mine Action.

Share this to spread the word and help realize a world with no more mines at www.unmas.org

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Monday is World Tuberculosis Day. TB is curable, but there are 9 million people a year who get sick with TB and a third of them are “missed” by health systems. Many of these 3 million people live in the world’s poorest, most vulnerable communities or are among marginalized populations.Help World Health Organization (WHO) reach the 3 million!

united-nations:

Monday is World Tuberculosis Day

TB is curable, but there are 9 million people a year who get sick with TB and a third of them are “missed” by health systems. 

Many of these 3 million people live in the world’s poorest, most vulnerable communities or are among marginalized populations.

Help World Health Organization (WHO) reach the 3 million!


Thursday is the International Day of Happiness!

"Happiness is neither a frivolity nor a luxury.  It is a deep-seated yearning shared by all members of the human family.  It should be denied to no-one and available to all.  This aspiration is implicit in the pledge of the United Nations Charter to promote peace, justice, human rights, social progress and improved standards of life." 

Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations


What Russia has done is wrong as a matter of law, wrong as a matter of history, wrong as a matter of policy, and dangerous… We must stand together denying recognition and imposing consequences for this illegal act.
Ambassador Samantha Power at a Security Council Meeting on Ukraine, March 19, 2014
Russia prevented adoption of a resolution today. But it cannot change the aspirations and destiny of the Ukrainian people. And it cannot deny the truth displayed today that there is overwhelming international opposition to its dangerous actions.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, After a UN Security Council Vote on a Resolution on Ukraine, March 15, 2014
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Foreign Secretary William Hague and US Secretary of State John Kerry will host a discussion on ending and preventing sexual violence in conflict situations on 25 February at 1:45 pm EST, at the US Department of State.
The event will be streamed live on www.state.gov and will be tweeted live from @UKinUSA and @StateDeptLIVE using #TimetoAct and #GBV.
Zainab Hawa Bangura, UN Special Representative of the Secretary General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, and Catherine Russell, US Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, will also participate in the discussion.
The discussion will be moderated by Katherine Weymouth, Chief Executive Officer and Publisher of The Washington Post. 
It will focus on the United States, United Nations, and United Kingdom’s joint efforts to prevent and respond to sexual violence in conflict situations and ongoing efforts to protect and empower vulnerable populations during conflict and humanitarian emergencies.
Learn more ›

ukinusa:

Foreign Secretary William Hague and US Secretary of State John Kerry will host a discussion on ending and preventing sexual violence in conflict situations on 25 February at 1:45 pm EST, at the US Department of State.

The event will be streamed live on www.state.gov and will be tweeted live from @UKinUSA and @StateDeptLIVE using #TimetoAct and #GBV.

Zainab Hawa Bangura, UN Special Representative of the Secretary General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, and Catherine Russell, US Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, will also participate in the discussion.

The discussion will be moderated by Katherine Weymouth, Chief Executive Officer and Publisher of The Washington Post. 

It will focus on the United States, United Nations, and United Kingdom’s joint efforts to prevent and respond to sexual violence in conflict situations and ongoing efforts to protect and empower vulnerable populations during conflict and humanitarian emergencies.

Learn more ›