Nordic news

WHO: Three Nordic champions of the tobacco-free future

Three Nordic individuals and organizations are among the recipents of the 2024 World No Tobacco Day Awards. 31 May marks World No Tobacco Day...

IAEA Director Meets Finland’s President and Participates in Nordic Nuclear Forum

IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi was in Finland this week to meet President Alexander Stubb, with whom he discussed nuclear policies, non-proliferation and...

A Swedish Bee Queen 

There is a lot of work behind the little jar of honey that we put on our breakfast tables. Monica Larsson from Bjäre, Sweden,...

UN Newsfeed

Give (lasting) peace a chance – 10 facts about...

For 76 years, United Nations peacekeepers have worked to save and change lives in the world’s most fragile political and security situations. Studies show that...

5 reasons why we need multilateralism for global peace...

“Multilateralism is more vital than ever: To bring peace. To protect the planet. To end hunger. To build guardrails for new technologies”, the UN...

ICJ: “Israel must immediately halt its military offensive in...

“Israel must immediately halt its military offensive and any other action in the Rafah Governorate which may inflict on the Palestinian group in Gaza...

Introduction to Human Rights and Elections

With the EU elections fast approaching, elections worldwide in 2024 will see some 2 billion people eligible to vote. The importance of human rights...

Poorer teenagers face higher risks of obesity

A  new WHO/Europe report finds alarming disparities in diet, exercise, and weight among adolescents from different socio-economic backgrounds. The new report reveals alarming disparities in...

Textile industry: how can we make it more sustainable?

Textiles are central to tackling the triple planetary crises of climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution.  "Each year, the textile sector is estimated to be...

UNRIC Info Point & Library Newsletter: May 2024

monthly issue of the UNRIC Info Point & Library Newsletter featuring new UN websites and publications

World Migratory Bird Day 2024: Protect Insects to Protect...

For the first time, the upcoming World Migratory Bird Day campaign in 2024 will focus on insects’ importance to migratory birds and highlight concerns...