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EU, UN "spotlight initiative" inspires urgency to end violence against women, girls

Original article on ReliefWeb 16 April 2018, Harare - The European Union (EU) and the United…

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    on February 22, 2019 at 2:57 pm

    France and Germany will consecutively chair the United Nations Security Council in March and April. The two countries have decided to coordinate their efforts by jointly preparing the Council's work plans for these two months. As a founding member of the United Nations in 1945, France holds a permanent seat on the Council and therefore has the […]

  • Be prepared for the SDGs – the scouts already are
    on February 20, 2019 at 11:40 am

    On 18 February, UNRIC had the chance to join scout leaders from all over Europe at their gathering on a picturesque farm in Morbecque, Hauts-de-France. The scouts, most whom were university students, devoted a week to discuss the new campaign “My Europe My Say”, an initiative aiming to mobilize scouts and youth in general for the […]

  • The United Nations Presents: Lindy Lou, Juror Number 2
    on February 19, 2019 at 3:39 pm

    On 25th February, Ciné-ONU will be screening Lindy Lou, Juror Number 2 to mark the 7th World Congress against the Death Penalty. For 20 years, Lindy has lived with an unbearable feeling of guilt. Committed to fulfilling her civic duty, Lindy sat with 11 other people on a jury that handed down the death penalty to a Mississippi man […]

  • #SDGKitchen: Quinoa
    on February 17, 2019 at 12:18 pm

    Week 2 of our #SDGKitchen series and this week we’re looking at another ingredient, Quinoa. Along with potatoes, Quinoa was one of the main foods of the Andean peoples. Because of its high nutritional value, indigenous peoples and researchers often refer to it as "the golden 'grain' of the Andes." Quinoa is recognized not only for its […]

  • UNRIC and Athens radio station bring UN issues to Greeks
    on February 12, 2019 at 10:59 pm

      UNRIC's partnered with Athina 98.4 for a very successful series of nineteen radio programmes on the Sustainable Development Goals, which were welcomed by thousands of listeners. The partnership between the popular radio station in Athens and UNRIC Brussels will now continue on a permanent basis.  Starting in December 2018, the […]

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