On the basis of a joint initiative of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and the Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), as well as a recognized need to create space for dialogue and promotion of coexistence in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the UN Team in BiH, under the leadership of the Resident Coordinator of the UN, in cooperation with the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina have developed a project called “Dialogue for the Future: The promotion of coexistence and diversity in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, which was jointly implemented by UN agencies UNESCO, UNICEF and UNDP. Read more
I’m not a big fan of the literary sub-genre of political rhetoric, even the best examples of which usually reduce to schmaltzy, self-aggrandizing propaganda. I nonetheless love the so-called “Peace Speech” given exactly 50 years ago by President John F. Kennedy. Speaking at the commencement of American University, Washington, D.C., on June 10, 1963, Kennedy talked about “the most important topic on earth: world peace.”Read more
World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), 21 March, is a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012.
Down Syndrome International (DSi) encourages our friends all over the world to choose their own activities and events on WDSD to help raise awareness of what Down syndrome is, what it means to have Down syndrome, and how people with Down syndrome play a vital role in our lives and communities.Read more
Celebrate Differences is committed to creating a world where individuals with disabilities and their families feel a part of a larger, accepting community. We realize parents are experiencing the feeling of being overwhelmed with emotions, worries and questions. We want families to know there is hope and resources available to help. Read more
The Youth Reconciliation Initiative (YRI) has been placing youth at the forefront of reconciliation work since 2012. The YRI builds the capacity of Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth to envision and realize their own visions of reconciliation. CRE now supports YRI teams in 12 communities from coast to coast to coast. Read more
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Please remember that we are looking for campers 14-16 years of age who possess an open-minded attitude, a high level of maturity, and strong leadership potential.Read more
On UN International Women’s Day on 8 March, the Council of Europe welcomes the 34th ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (also known as the Istanbul Convention) to stop all forms of violence against women.Read more
A balanced world is a better world. How can you help forge a more gender-balanced world? Celebrate women’s achievement. Raise awareness against bias. Take action for equality. Get everything you need to run a successful International Women’s Day right here.Read more