The United Nations presented today the first findings from an unprecedented global conversation through which people from all over the world have been invited to help Member States shape the future development agenda that will build on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) after their target date at the end of 2015.
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has launched a project entitled “Productive Work for Youth in Armenia – Supporting Young Entrepreneurs,” financed by the Government of Austria.
The pursuit of happiness lies at the core of human endeavours. People around the world aspire to lead happy and fulfilling lives free from fear and want, and in harmony with nature.
As we commemorate International Women’s Day, we must look back on a year of shocking crimes of violence against women and girls and ask ourselves how to usher in a better future.
The track will be globally available for download as of 8 March (EST 7 March, 12 noon) on http://song.unwomen.org, together with the full song video and behind-the-scenes videos chronicling the song’s year-long production.
Mid-term workshop of Technical Cooperation Project “Development of open air food retail markets in Armenia” was organized by the RA Ministry of Agriculture and the UN FAO. The main objective of the workshop was to present and discuss the status, findings, recommendations and plan of implementation of activities.
UNICEF and Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany signed today a cooperation agreement whereby German Embassy will allocate 65,000 EURO to strengthen capacities of Independent Public Group for Monitoring of Residential Care Institutions in Armenia.
A workshop was organized within the framework of the TCP/ARM/3401 “Support to the Government of Armenia in elaboration and implementation of IPM program for Potato moth and mole control” project implemented by Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, in course of which the current status of the project implementation was presented, also a discussion was held on effective methods of moth and mole control. During the workshop the pests and diseases most widespread in the Republic were revealed through discussions with the aim to elaborate relevant IMP programs.
From February 13 to April 10, 2013, nine award-winning films produced by prominent film-makers from Europe and the USA, covering sensitive topic of conflict, reconciliation, human bravery, compassion will be screened in the Red Hall II of the “Moscow” cinema.
State Service for Food Safety of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Armenia in cooperation with UN Food and Agriculture Organization organized donor workshop on “Strengthening Phytosanitary Capacity” in the framework of the phytosanitary capacity development strategy. The main aim of the workshop was to improve understanding of the need for role recognition and collaboration among public, private and regulatory institutions in order to ensure a robust and functional national plant protection organization.
Water or rather the lack of it is always in the news and that is just about everywhere in the world. The International Year of Water Cooperation in 2013 was declared by the United Nations General Assembly back in December 2010.
This year’s theme – “Rescue During the Holocaust: the Courage to Care” – pays tribute to those who risked their lives and their families to save Jews and others from almost certain death under Nazi rule.
United Nations Year in Review: Looking back at major events of 2012. Watch the film in English here.
United Nations Peacekeeping 2012 Year in Review. See photo gallery and timeline at http://www.un.org/en/peacekeeping/news/yir2012.shtml.
While some old prejudices have started to dissolve, others remain. Around the world, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people are targeted and assaulted, sometimes killed.