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29 August is the International Day against Nuclear Tests - a day in which educational events, activities and messages aim to capture the world’s attention and underscore the need for a unified attempt in preventing further nuclear weapons testing.  Learn more at: http://bit.ly/9nCd66

29 August is the International Day against Nuclear Tests - a day in which educational events, activities and messages aim to capture the world’s attention and underscore the need for a unified attempt in preventing further nuclear weapons testing. Learn more at: http://bit.ly/9nCd66

Governments around the world are been urged to adopt measures to ensure that older people enjoy their rights, including their right to healthcare.

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon went online this week to talk to young people about climate change and to encourage them to tell him their fresh and innovative ideas to address this most pressing issue.

Peacekeepers Provide Medical Assistance After Tropical Storm Isaac in Haiti

Peacekeepers Provide Medical Assistance After Tropical Storm Isaac in Haiti

Holocaust Remembrance by United Nations Information Centres, via Flickr

Holocaust Remembrance by United Nations Information Centres, via Flickr

On 29 November the #UN observes the International Day of Solidarity with the #Palestinian People. Learn more here: http://j.mp/dYXwDU. You can also watch special events scheduled in #NYC all day on Thursday here: http://j.mp/KQ78Zz

On 29 November the observes the International Day of Solidarity with the…

International Day of UN Peacekeepers  by United Nations Information Centres, via Flickr

International Day of UN Peacekeepers by United Nations Information Centres, via Flickr

South Africa Travel Guide

South Africa Travel Guide and Online Tourist Information including beaches, attractions, maps, hotels, tips and more by

This World Humanitarian Day, the U.N. is kicking off a one-month campaign called The World Needs More to inspire governments, companies, and individuals to turn words into action and raise awareness of humanitarian needs around the world.  It’s a global movement not only to mobilize critical resources for the millions affected by disasters around the world, but to remind us of what we can achieve by working together.

This World Humanitarian Day, the U. kicks off a campaign called "The World Needs More" to inspire governments, companies, and individuals to turn words into action and raise awareness of humanitarian needs around the world.

World Down Syndrome Day by United Nations Information Centres, via Flickr

World Down Syndrome Day by United Nations Information Centres, via Flickr

Female genital mutilation violates human rights & it must NEVER be performed #EndFGM #WD2016

“Female Genital Mutilation violates human rights, has NO health benefits and it must NEVER be performed

"Water for All" Walk by United Nations Information Centres, via Flickr

"Water for All" Walk by United Nations Information Centres, via Flickr

United Nations Art for Peace Contest  Artist:    Joya Figueroa I.        Location:    San Salvador, El Salvador        Age:    17        "La paz debe ser alimentada por la humanidad. En mi dibujo represento la vida marina, tambien la cadena alimenticia dando a entender que la paz destruye la guerra.     Peace must be nurtured by humanity. In my drawing I represent the marine life food chain also implying that peace can can destroy war."

Peace must be nurtured by humanity. In my drawing I represent the marine life food chain also implying that peace can can destroy war.

The Mexican state, like many poor areas, has a high death rate among mothers in childbirth. In an effort to change that, village midwives are being linked to modern medicine.

Training Midwives to Save Expectant Mothers in Chiapas

For generations, the indigenous women of Chiapas state in Mexico have had their babies delivered at home by midwives. The traditional midwife María Lopez Gonzalez, also known as Doña Mari, massaged patient Rosita Gonzalez Lopez,

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