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Today at the UNGA 17 countries signed the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), including the United States - the largest arms exporter in the world.   So far 108 countries have signed the ATT and 7 have ratified it. Fifty countries need to ratify the treaty for it to enter into force.

The International Day of Non-Violence is marked on 2 October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and.

Peacekeepers Provide Medical Assistance After Tropical Storm Isaac in Haiti

Peacekeepers Provide Medical Assistance After Tropical Storm Isaac in Haiti

Government Hands More Than $1 Trillion to Wealthy While Deficit Is $642 Billion Great read! This is from Sept 2013 but the information is relevant and on going!

This is big money using money to influence the government to give them even more money.

get tested, know your status. world aids day 2011.

- Over of people w/ were infected through sexual contact. Find out more facts & bust myths - click the pic.

Women Around The World Are Singing The Same Powerful Song By UN Women. International Women's Day is March 8, 2013. Sign up for the thunderclap and help spread the word

From China to Costa Rica, from Mali to Malaysia acclaimed singers and musicians, women and men, have come together to spread a message of unity and solidarity: We are "One Woman".

13 novembre ! journée de la gentillesse Cultivons, distribuons de la gentillesse aujourd'hui... Mais tous les jours aussi... #journeedelagentillesse smileys bisou coeurs gentillesse tendresse

13 novembre ! journée de la gentillesse Cultivons, distribuons de la gentillesse aujourd'hui... Mais tous les jours aussi... #journeedelagentillesse smileys bisou coeurs gentillesse tendresse

Rwandan farmer who benefited from insurance. Credit, One Acre Fund. Sustainable Intensification, Socio-Economic Intensification, creating enabling environments, micro-insurance CASE STUDY

Rwandan farmer who benefited from insurance. Credit, One Acre Fund.

Independent institutions bring an explicit child focus to traditional adult-oriented governance systems. Acting as direct mechanisms for accountability, they fill gaps in checks and balances and make sure that the impact of policy and practice on children’s rights is understood and recognized.

Independent institutions bring an explicit child focus to traditional adult-oriented governance systems. Acting as direct mechanisms for accountability, they fill gaps in checks and balances and make sure that the impact of policy and practice on children’s rights is understood and recognized.

Young girls playing outdoors at the Legacy, an international summer community for youngsters 9-18, near Bedford, Virginia, United States. UN Photo/John Isaac

Young girls playing outdoors at the Legacy, an international summer community for youngsters near Bedford, Virginia, United States. UN Photo/John Isaac

In this photo, young people in Bangkok took part in a flash mob to raise awareness about World Humanitarian Day.  See some more photos taken by UN staff serving in Afghanistan, Libya, Nicaragua, South Sudan, Syria and more here: http://j.mp/1aFQCc0

In this photo, young people in Bangkok took part in a flash mob to raise awareness about World Humanitarian Day. See some more photos taken by UN staff serving in Afghanistan, Libya, Nicaragua, South Sudan, Syria and more here: http://j.mp/1aFQCc0

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