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  • Stand up for someone´s rights today!

    On Human Rights Day, 10 December 2016, the UN Human Rights Office launches its “Stand up for someone´s rights today” campaign.   “We want to encourage, galvanise and recognise what you do in your daily life, along with millions of other people around the world, to stand up for human rights – in your workplace, […]

  • World set to achieve SDG4 by 2084, half a century late for 2030 SDG deadline

    At the European launch of UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring (GEM) report, European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, praised the report and highlighted how much could be achieved if we double our efforts to improve education. ‘Education is the driving force behind so many of our […]

  • Corruption remains endemic in Europe

      9.12.2016 - Corruption costs the European Union around 120 billion euro every year, according to a study by the European Commission. Although corruption levels vary between member states, no country is immune to it. Corruption remains a serious issue in Europe, even more so since the economic crisis in 2008. Today's observance of […]

  • If you’re old enough to vote, you’re old enough to run for office

      Half of the global population is under the age of 30 but only 2% are members of parliament. Efforts have been made to promote the rights of young people to run for public office, but despite the achievements, young people are still underrepresented in government and politics at every level. The not too young to run campaign aims to […]

  • If you can be sustainable in space, you should on earth too

    2030 is not only the deadline for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals but also the target date for a manned American mission to the planet Mars. Many would say that implementing a Sustainable Development Agenda on planet earth was a tall order but to paraphrase Oscar Wilde, while we may all be in the gutter - some of […]

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