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On the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, senior United Nations officials, including the Secretary-General and the head of the UN labour agency, call for concerted action to save those who remain trapped in extreme exploitation, abuse and violence, including sexual and gender-based violence.
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On World AIDS Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls for resolve and commitment to reach our goal of ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030.
If you or your organization have a project proposal that will strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage participation of all groups in the democratic process, this is your chance to receive funding from the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF)!
27 November 2016 – The first-ever United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Conferenceconcluded today in the Turkmen capital, with more than 50 countries endorsing the 'Ashgabat Statement on Commitments and Policy Recommendations,' with a view to supporting cleaner, greener transportation – from local transit systems to worldwide multimodal networks.
The International Association of University Presidents (IAUP) invites early career researchers and PhD students to submit papers for the new Triennial IAUP Young Scientists Conference from 5-8 July 2017 in Vienna, Austria. The theme of the conference next year is sustainability, organized under two tracks: Global Challenges and Mobility of the Future. Empirical, theoretical, historical, methodological, policy, application and translational submissions from investigators around the globe in all disciplines related to the two tracks are welcome.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says it will take dedicated investment to end the human rights violation and global public health pandemic that is violence against women and girls.
21 November 2016 – The extent to which violence is embedded in society means that uprooting it is everyone’s job, senior United Nations official said today, lamenting that violence against women and girls continue to be a low priority on the international development agenda and urging more action – and more funding – to end the pandemic of such violence now, once and for all.
18 November 2016 - To mark the 2016 edition of World Toilet Day, along with urging action to tackle the oft-neglected global sanitation crisis, the United Nations is also spotlighting the impact of sanitation -or lack of it -on livelihoods and work environments.
14 November 2016 - Ten days after the entry into force of the Paris Agreement on climate change, world leaders showed strong support for the implementation of this agreement at the opening of the high-level segment of the United Nations Climate Conference in Marrakech, Morocco, (COP 22) today.