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Youth voice their opinions for World Environment Day

Although officially, World Environment Day is observed on June 5, every year, this year, the day became a weekend celebration when on June 4th, the UN Environment Programme, UNEP, held a videoconference linking high school and university students with their peers in Africa and the Middle East. Gerry Adams reports. Narrator: The students discussed climate change, [...]

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IAEA chief addresses Board of Governors

The nuclear programmes in North Korea and Iran were among the issues mentioned by the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in his statement to the agency’s Board of Governors in Vienna on Monday. Dianne Penn filed this report. IAEA chief Yukiya Amano has been busy since the beginning of 2010. President Obama’s [...]

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Empowering women through education

At an annual session of the Human Rights Council on human rights and women, the topic of women’s empowerment through education was high on its agenda. Jocelyne Sambira reports. NARR: Kyung-wha Khang, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for human rights opened the debate on women and education with sobering statistics. According to her, of the [...]

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African youth urge world leaders to commit to protecting biodiversity now

Young people from across Africa called on world leaders on Saturday -World Environment Day- to act now to protect biodiversity.

7 Jun 2010 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

UN steps up efforts to reduce childbirth deaths, a key development goal

If we act now, and act together, we can deliver for women.

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UN rights chief urges a massive effort to inject new life into the ravaged north of Uganda

There needs to be a massive effort to inject new life and opportunities into the ravaged north of Uganda, and to give those reclaimed from the Lords’ resistance Army – the LRA – a real chance to rebuild their lives.

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Iran has not provided necessary cooperation to confirm that its nuclear material is used for peaceful activities: IAEA

Iran’s Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement requires the International Atomic Energy Agency -the IAEA – to seek to verify both the non-diversion of nuclear material from declared activities and the absence of undeclared nuclear material and activities.

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No girl should be deprived the right to education: deputy rights chief

The realization of the right to education is essential to women being able to enjoy their full range of human rights.

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