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Promoting a disability-inclusive development agenda towards 2015 and beyond

Monday, 25 August 2014
A major development since the sixty-eighth session of the Assembly has been the adoption of the outcome document of the high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the realization of the Millennium Development Goals and other internationally agreed development goals for persons with disabilities, in September 2013, which gives new ...
Promoting a disability-inclusive development agenda towards 2015 and beyond
Posted in : Disability
 
 

World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, 22-23 September 2014

Friday, 22 August 2014
The High-level Meeting of the General Assembly, to be known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples will take place on 22-23 September 2014 at UN Headquarters in New York City. The meeting will be organized in the following manner:   Monday 22 September: Morning Session :  Opening Ceremony and Plenary meeting Afternoon Session: ...
World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, 22-23 September 2014
Posted in : Indigenous
 
 

Youth Flash August 2014

Thursday, 21 August 2014
This issue of Youth Flash features the article “International Youth Day: Mental Health Matters” written by Alicia Raimundo, a “mental health superhero”, battling serious bouts of anxiety, depression and a suicide attempt since the age of 13. The current article reflects on her experience as a mental health superhero. This ...
Youth Flash August 2014
Posted in : Youth
 
 

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2014

Thursday, 21 August 2014
The 2014 International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples was organized by the Secretariat of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) of the Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD) in cooperation with the NGO Committee on the International Decade of the World's Indigenous Peoples.   The Commemoration featured ...
International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2014
 
 

Celebrating Youth Day, UN stresses importance of good mental health

Thursday, 21 August 2014
Each year 20 per cent of the world’s young people experience a mental health condition, the United Nations reported in a new publication launched to coincide with International Youth Day which this year shines a spotlight on the importance of mental health.“The United Nations wants to help lift the veil ...
Celebrating Youth Day, UN stresses importance of good mental health
 

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New Report on the World Social Situation (RWSS2013)
The Report on World Social Situation (RWSS) 2013: Inequality Matters, places special focus on policy and disadvantaged social groups, in addition to examining the consequences of high inequality. To learn more about the report click here.

 

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