International Day for Tolerance

The International Day for Tolerance is an annual observance declared by UNESCO in 1995 to generate public awareness of the dangers of intolerance. It is observed on 16 November. The entire text of the Declaration of Principles on Tolerance[1] is included below....

World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day is the primary global awareness campaign focusing on diabetes mellitus and is held on November 14 each year. Led by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), each World Diabetes Day focuses on a theme related to diabetes.[1] Topics covered have...

Learning by Playing

On the occasion of World Science Day (November 10th), Emma Naslund-Hadley, senior education specialist at the IDB, highlights the need to develop new teaching methods to improve student performance in math and science across Latin America and...

The World Library of Science is a free online resource for a global community. Developed as a partnership between UNESCO and Macmillan Science and Education, this online Library offers quality Nature Education content in short eBooks and articles, serving a mission to...

World Science Day for Peace and Development

An internationally celebrated day to highlight the importance of science in and for society and that science, peace and development are interlinked. Celebrated every 10 November, World Science Day for Peace and Development highlights the important role of science in...

Scarred Lands & Wounded Lives (TRAILER)

Scarred Lands and Wounded Lives is a film about our deep dependence on the natural world and the significant threat to that world posed by war and preparation for war.

What We Are Leaving Behind In Iraq (TRAILER)

What We Are Leaving Behind in Iraq is a photo-essay produced by Alice and Lincoln Day, documenting the story of U.S soldier Michael Fitzpatrick's post in Iraq. During his time in Iraq he took over 3000 images showcasing the destruction and...

IT IS TIME TO END IMPUNITY FOR CRIMES AGAINST JOURNALISTS

There is an environment of impunity for crimes against journalists in Azerbaijan, which gives rise to self-censorship among journalists and suppression of free speech. This was the keynote in the roundtable held in IRFS...

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists is a UN-recognized day observed annually on 2 November. The day draws attention to the low global conviction rate for violent crimes against journalists and media workers, estimated at only one in...

Global Cities

The Global Cities Institute focuses on the evolving role of cities and regions in realising social, economic and environmental aspirations. The institute, a not-for-profit initiative by Aecom, draws on the company’s fully integrated...

Growing Cities Trailer

The trailer for the new documentary film, Growing Cities, about urban farming in America. Host a screening at:growingcitiesmovie.com/screenings Home DVD now available from First-Run Features: goo.gl/gAR9FK Or to download from the iTunes...

"The key role of urban design in building sustainable, socially integrated and prosperous urban environments.[..] can help tackle climate change. It reduces the impacts of disaster. It can help make our cities safer, cleaner, and more equal and integrative."...

World Cities Day

The United Nations has designated every 31st of October as World Cities Day. The aim is to promote the international community’s interest in global urbanization, push forward cooperation among countries in meeting opportunities and addressing challenges of...

United Nations Day

On October 20, COISO members put on an interactive tour to bring awareness about the many different issues happening all around the world.

"The United Nations works for the entire human family of seven billion people, and cares for the earth, our one and only home." Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. With the ratification of this...

United Nations Day

United Nations Day is devoted to making known to people of the world the aims and achievements of the United Nations Organization. United Nations Day is part of United Nations Week, which runs from 20 to 26 October. In 1948, the United Nations General Assembly...

The Human Trafficking Foundation (HTF) is a UK-based charity which grew out of the work of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Human Trafficking. HTF was created in order to support and add value to the work of the many charities and agencies operating to combat...

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