Ukraine

2024: UN Humanitarian Forecasts for Ukraine

The war against Ukraine continues to cause deaths, destruction, and increasing humanitarian needs. The fighting and hostilities continue to devastate parts of Ukraine and...

UNESCO and Sweden join hands to rehabilitate schools in Ukraine

Sweden is contributing US$ 6.5 million (SEK 75 million) to bolster UNESCO’s Emergency Assistance Programme for Ukraine. Sweden’s flexible funding allows UNESCO to respond...

Gaza, Sudan, Ukraine: children in armed conflict

World Children’s Day, marked on 20th November, is a moment to reflect on the very heavy toll paid by young people under the age...

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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...

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...

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...

World Press Freedom Day: Reporting on the environment, an...

In its new report "Press and Planet in Danger", published on 3 May to mark World Press Freedom Day, UNESCO reveals that 70% of environmental...