World food day - 16 october 2013: Healthy people depend on healthy food systems

UN. Geneva, 16 October 2013. What’s more, different types of malnutrition can coexist within a country, a household or even an individual.

Malnourished women are more likely to give birth to smaller babies, who start life with a higher risk of physical and cognitive impairment. In fact, maternal malnutrition is one of the main ways that poverty is transmitted from generation to generation.

World Habitat Day: urban mobility

UN. Geneva, October 7 2013. The United Nations has designated the first Monday of October every year as World Habitat Day. This year, it will be celebrated on Monday 7 October 2013. The purpose of World Habitat Day is to reflect on the state of our towns and cities and the basic right of all to adequate shelter.

Journalisme: la transparence à tout prix?

Genève, 3 octobre 2013. Pendant une journée le monde journalistique s’est réuni à Genève pour faire le point sur un sujet brûlant concernant toute la profession. Le symposium SSR sur la qualité « La transparence à tout prix ? » organisé en collaboration avec UER a démontré, malgré les changements, les pressions et les adaptations du milieu que l’ambition du journaliste reste marquée pour sa crédibilité auprès de son public.

International Day of Forests 21 March 2013

The United Nations General Assembly has passed a draft resolution to designate 21 March each year as World Forest Day, encouraging all Member States to organize forest-related activities. This resolution marks the importance of forests and their contribution to human enlightenment. Forests have always played a major role in human history.


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