Investing in the health and survival of the most deprived children and communities provides more value for money than investing in less deprived groups, saving almost twice as many lives for every $1 million spent, according to a new study by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
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Education leaders from around the world convened today at the United Nations to discuss ways to advance action on Sustainable Development Goal 4, which aims to “ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning.”
US$100,000 will be dedicated to ensure developing countries’ participation in UN Tax Committee work
A senior United Nations official has called for sustained joint efforts to combat terrorism and welcomed a partnership initiative with tech giants Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube to counter terrorism and violent extremism online.
It used to be that people would look forward to a long break in summer, but now tourists have got used to regular short breaks through the year. We love to jet off to the world’s glittering cities, even if only for a day or two. The trouble is, binge travelling may be killing the places we visit.
The Chair and CEO of the Canadian Transportation Agency shared his vision of a national transportation system that is the most accessible in the world outlining the vision to representatives from disability rights associations and industry.
Including Persons with Disabilities to implement the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Achieve Sustainable Development for All (Media advisory)
Special focus on inclusion and participation as Governments and organizations gather for the largest international meeting on the rights of persons with disability
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