World Environment Day is celebrated every year on 5th June to raise global awareness of the need to take positive environmental action. It was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972.
The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) is a humanitarian fund established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2006 to enable more timely and reliable humanitarian assistance to those affected by natural disasters and armed conflicts. The fund is replenished annually through contributions from governments, the private sector, foundations and individuals and constitutes a pool of reserve funding to support humanitarian action. http://www.unocha.org/cerf/
13 October 2013 - International Day for Disaster Reduction - A not so obvious conversation on disability and disasters Some resources on the Hub http://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/search?top_search=true&SearchText=disaster&x=-1098&y=-47
The United Nations General assembly has proclaimed March 21 the International Day of Forests. From 2013, the day will be observed each year to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of forests and trees to all life on Earth. Find out how you can take part in the celebrations and help sustain the world’s forests here. Source: FAO No related posts.
World Environment Day is celebrated every year on June 5 to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet Earth. It is run by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). It was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972
Humans have been living with wildlife since time immemorial. But with the growth of cities, people have become so distant from nature and wildlife that many think there is no native flora and fauna left in urban jungles. This alienation raised such concern in the global community that the United Nations General Assembly has designated March 3 each year as World Wildlife Day, to celebrate and raise awareness of the world's wild animals and plants.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain arrived in New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly meeting. Queen Letizia met with Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Margaret Chan and xecutive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka at the United Nations headquarters on September 19, 2016 in New York, US.
WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY... Seven billions dreams; One Planet; Consume with Care ... TAKE AN OATH TO SAVE IT FOR OUR BETTER FUTURE .... GELPEN AND OIL PASTEL ... A4 .... World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated every year on 5 June to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet Earth. It is run by the United Nations Environment Programme. It was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972 on the day that United Nations Conference…
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet guests at a reception for the United Nations General Assembly at the American Museum of Natural History, New York, N.Y., Sept. 23, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)