Theme “A Letter from Myself in 2030” Imagine what an ideal world ten years from now would be like. Write a letter from yourself in 2030 to your present (2020) self, in which you describe the state of the world, the way people are living, and what you, yourself, are doing in society.
These are the international years currently observed by the United Nations. The United Nations designates specific days, weeks, years and decades as occasions to mark particular events or topics.
UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) is a specialized agency of the United Nations established in 1946. Its stated purpose is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international cooperation through education, science, and culture in order to further universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and the human rights and fundamental freedoms.As I write this in the midst of the Pandemic in April 2020, my concentration is shattered. The sun is shining in London. Birdsong is louder, the air is cleaner. I have enough food and the love of many people. Yet my focus is not even fifty percent. In this regard, I don’t believe I am alone, nor do I consider lack of attention and focus a small matter. We rely on the alert attention of our.The UN observance of International Women’s Day. 6 March 2020, 10am - 1pm. Register to attend the event at the United Nations Headquarters, or tune in for the live webcast at unwomen.org. Twenty-five years since the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action—a progressive roadmap for gender equality—it’s time to take stock of progress and bridge the gaps that remain.
It was adopted by United Nations in 1989 as a tool to protect the best interest of the child and to ensure that every child enjoy equal rights to life, survival and development. As countries are obliged to make regular reports to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, the state governments have moral obligations to provide for the children as stated by the UNCRC. International agencies.
UNV is supporting the United Nations and UN Member States with the response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The organization has also put measures in place to ensure duty of care for its currently serving 6,000 UN Volunteers, deployed with over 50 UN entity partners worldwide. Read more on UNV's COVID-19 pandemic response.
The DOC is co-organising a global essay competition in advance of Rhodes Forum 2020, and in the context of the 75 th anniversary of the United Nations. In the spirit of the international institution and the DOC’s goals, the topic to be addressed will be: Humanity and Global Challenges.
Responding to Covid-19 Bill Gates writes that in any crisis, leaders have two equally important responsibilities: solve the immediate problem and keep it from happening again. In the case of the Co.
The number of cases worldwide this week crept over a million.More than 50,000 people have died already. Projections suggest that number will swell to hundreds of thousands, perhaps more.
During 2004, the UN Secretary General established a High Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change, to examine the issue of the reform of the UN system including the expansion of the Security Council. The Panel submitted its report in December 2004. The report is a comprehensive document dealing with all aspects of the reform of the United Nations. Only one of these Chapters deals with.
The command and objectives of UNEP emanate from United Nations General Assembly resolution 2997 (XXVII) of 15 December 1972 and subsequent amendment adopted at UNCED in 1992, the Nairobi Declaration on the Role and Mandate of UNEP, adopted at the Nineteenth Session of the UNEP Governing Council, and the Malmo Ministerial Declaration of 31 May 2000.
Air pollution causes 1 in 9 deaths. It is the most important environmental health risk of our time. We work to improve air quality to protect the environment and human health.
The World Today and the Financial Times free schools access programme are pleased to announce their 2020 competition for the best short article by a school student on a topical issue. We are inviting school students around the world who are aged between 16 and 18 to send an article of up to 500 words to answer this question.
The UN system for the protection of human rights employs three different strategies for the protection and enforcement of human rights. Firstly, it focuses on establishing and maintaining international standards through its legally enforceable treaties and non binding declarations, agreements and documents. Secondly it focuses on using experts in varying fields of human rights and Special.
In 2015, world leaders agreed to 17 Global Goals (officially known as the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs). These goals have the power to create a better world by 2030, by ending poverty, fighting inequality and addressing the urgency of climate change. Guided by the goals, it is now up to all of us, governments, businesses, civil society and the general public to work together to build.