United Nations International Day of Peace

United Nations International Day of Peace: Sustainable Peace for a Sustainable Future. Conflicts over dwindling resources or access to basic resources are the challenges behind this years theme.

Human Rights Day ~ 10th December

The human rights condition determined by the social and political values and also with the economic condition. Most of the people of Bangladesh lead their life below the poverty line.

Lunch with a crunch - eco-friendly edible insects

Scrap the beef, pork, and chicken from your diet if you want to improve your carbon footprint. Edible insects like mealworms, locusts and crickets produce a fraction of the greenhouse gases per kilo of protein than more conventional meals.

Family-related provisions are usually important components of UN policy decisions since they form part of an integrated comprehensive approach to development. UN International Day of Families has been celebrated on 15th May every year since 1995. It can be celebrated in many ways, but whatever the emphasis might be, it is important to remember that the family unit has great value and is something that should be cherished.

BURKINA FASO - AUGUST Women Lobi separating the grain, women are responsible for handling all foods, August 2009 in Gaoua, Burkina Faso

Report concludes that the green economy is a UK success story.

New report shows there are real green shoots for battered economy amongst the gloom.

10th September 2012 sees the tenth anniversary of the first World Suicide Prevention Day, with this year's theme: Suicide Prevention across the Globe: Strengthening Protective Factors and Instilling Hope.

September 2012 sees the tenth anniversary of the first World Suicide Prevention Day, with this year's theme: Suicide Prevention across the Globe: Strengthening Protective Factors and Instilling Hope.

Remembering the Slave Trade and its Abolition.    A day to remember the 12 to 15 million Africans who were forcibly transported to the Americas to work as slaves between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries, those who died without even reaching their destination and the growth of opposition that resulted in the slave trade's abolition.

Zanzibar was East Africa's main slave-trading port. stock illustration - Search Clip Art, Drawings, and Vector EPS Graphics Images -

The theme of World Tourism Day 2012 is: Tourism & Sustainable Energy: Powering Sustainable Development

This year’s 2012 theme aims to highlight tourism’s role in a brighter energy future; a future in which the world’s entire population has access to modern, efficient and affordable energy services.

22nd April - International Mother Earth Day 2013

22nd April - International Mother Earth Day 2013

World Water Week 2012 : 26th - 31st August.    The theme for the 2012 conference is "Water and Food Security".

World Water Week 2012 : - August. The theme for the 2012 conference is "Water and Food Security".

The International Day of United Nations Peace Keepers was first celebrated on 29th May 2003. Its dual purpose is to honour the memories of UN peacekeepers who have lost their lives in the cause of peace and to pay tribute to the men and women who continue to serve in UN peacekeeping operations around the world. #UN

There are no plans to put UN Peacekeeper boots on the ground in Chicago.

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