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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.
Today is World Science Day for Peace and Development (WSDPD) and UNESCO and the International Council of Museums, science centers, science museums, and their worldwide networks have organized the first International Science Center and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD) to mark the occasion!
Factslide on clean water and sanitation.
UNAI and educational website Factslides have teamed up to bring students and educators fun facts about the Sustainable Development Goals and other UN initiatives!
Science is highly diverse. Each year, World Science Day for Peace and Development offers an opportunity to demonstrate why science is relevant to people&rsquos daily lives and to engage them in debates on related issues. In 2016, the celebration focuses on science centres and science museums to highlight their important contribution to science communication.
4 November 2016 – As the Paris Agreement on climate change enters into force, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for the same determination going forward to implement the Agreement as well as to achieve the 
Come up with an innovative idea to address climate change, poverty, education or another Sustainable Development Goal (SDG), and you could win a Seton Hall scholarship and cash prize to help you put your project idea into action!