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Finnish and Icelandic people breathe healthy air 

Finland and Iceland are among the only seven countries and territories that has healthy air quality new report on world air quality reveals. WHO data...

GraphoGame: Finnish app fighting illiteracy

GraphoGame, a game supporting children in learning and developing their mother tongue, is the first Finnish company to receive the UNESCO King Sejong Literacy...

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the UNDP

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) named Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden as Goodwill Ambassador for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In...

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The Role of the United Nations in Ensuring Free...

In an election year like 2024, when over 2 billion people across at least 60 countries (and the European Union) are eligible to vote,...

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