22 May 2017
UNESCO: humanity needs a new concept of humanism

UNESCO: humanity needs a new concept of humanism

22 May 2017

Cultural diversity — the driving force of change and development — is increasingly under threat, United Nations agencies today said, reaffirming support for the cultural diversity that stems from migration.

18 May 2017
Innovators, UN discuss using tech to tackle world’s development challenges

Innovators, UN discuss using tech to tackle world’s development challenges

18 May 2017

From drones dropping food and medicines, to handheld devices that can diagnose Ebola with a drop of blood, the latest technological advances are converging to make the "unthinkable happen," said global innovators and heads of tech companies invited to the United Nations today to discuss how to emerging technologies can boost achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

17 May 2017
All-out strike will take place in Greece

All-out strike will take place in Greece

17 May 2017

On May 17, the all-out twenty-four hours protest strike against the extension of the belt-tightening policy will take place in Greece, CTV News reported.

15 May 2017
Protests in USA: Oil is flowing in the Dakota Access pipeline

Protests in USA: Oil is flowing in the Dakota Access pipeline

15 May 2017

Even as oil flows through the now-completed Dakota Access pipeline, the fight against the hotly contested line still lives on in a makeshift camp here in Iowa County.

12 May 2017
UN agriculture agency and World Bank reinforce partnership to end hunger and poverty

UN agriculture agency and World Bank reinforce partnership to end hunger and poverty

12 May 2017

The United Nations agriculture agency and the World Bank have opened a new chapter in their longstanding partnership by further strengthening their cooperation to end hunger and poverty at global and national levels.

11 May 2017
Doctors launch two-day strike in Portugal

Doctors launch two-day strike in Portugal

11 May 2017

Doctors working for Portugal’s public health system have launched a strike in protest against working conditions and budget cuts that they say have affected the quality of services.

10 May 2017
Immortal Regiment marched across 60 countries of the world

Immortal Regiment marched across 60 countries of the world

10 May 2017

On November 24 2004, the UN General Assembly declared May 8 and May 9 as Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation.

05 May 2017
Combatting illicit trafficking and destruction of cultural property: Council of Europe adopts new convention

Combatting illicit trafficking and destruction of cultural property: Council of Europe adopts new convention

05 May 2017

The Council of Europe today adopted a new criminal law convention to prevent and combat the illicit trafficking and destruction of cultural property, in the framework of the Organisation’s action to fight terrorism and organised crime.

04 May 2017
OSCE Office in Tajikistan supports World Press Freedom Day conference

OSCE Office in Tajikistan supports World Press Freedom Day conference

04 May 2017

Trends and new challenges for media were the focus of a conference to mark World Press Freedom Day organized by the Tajik Media Council and different media associations, with the support of the OSCE Office in Tajikistan and international media donors on 3 May 2017 in Dushanbe.

03 May 2017
Projected number of severely malnourished Somali children up 50 percent

Projected number of severely malnourished Somali children up 50 percent

03 May 2017

The projected number of children who are or will be acutely malnourished has shot up by 50 per cent since the beginning of the year to 1.4 million, including over 275,000 who have or will suffer life-threatening severe acute malnutrition in 2017.