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The amount of aid allocated to education has been falling for six years in a row, shows a new policy paper, Aid to Education is Stagnating and Not Going to Countries Most in Need, published by UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report.
Moscow and Minsk have drawn up a plan on setting up a common migration space, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a press conference following his talks with Belarusian top diplomat Vladimir Makei.
Yesterday, at the Armed Conflict Survey’s launch in London, IISS director general John Chipman said Mexico’s level of bloodshed was all the more surprising because "Mexico is a conflict marked by the absence of artillery, tanks or combat aviation." Virtually all of Mexico’s deaths were caused by small arms.
Young people are a key resource for building a social and just Europe, and providing them with structured support is an important investment Europe has to make for its present and future.
Highlighting the seriousness of the impact of climate change on the planet and its inhabitants, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today called for sustained action to meet the global challenge and to ensure a peaceful and sustainable future for all.
For the first time in quite a long time, South Korea’s Ministry of Unification approved the resumption of inter-Korean exchanges and humanitarian aid, news agency RIA Novosti reported on May 26.
On May 23, UN experts called on governments to remember the fundamental link between respect for human rights and universal access to health. This applies, in the first place, to women, children and teenagers. All states were encouraged to allocate at least five percent of GDP to healthcare.
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.
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).
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.