• We are killing off our vital insects too

    We are killing off our vital insects too

    Mar 04, 2019 16:11

    For decades and centuries, human beings have been engaged in exterminating other creatures on planet earth by their irrational and illogical actions. Many species of animals and insects are already extinct and many others are on the verge of extinction.

  • Global financial crisis may be just around the corner

    Global financial crisis may be just around the corner

    Feb 13, 2019 12:37

    The cyclical nature of the world economy, when every single decade ends in a major meltdown of the world financial results in a number of experts predicting a global crisis to take place in 2019. Jean Périer, an independent researcher and analyst and a renowned expert on the West Asia, has more in an article titled “Global financial crisis may be just around the corner.”

  • How the New Silk Roads are merging into Greater Eurasia

    How the New Silk Roads are merging into Greater Eurasia

    Dec 24, 2018 21:03

    Russia is keen to push economic integration with parts of Asia and this fits in with China's Belt and Road Initiative, says Brazilian journalist Pepe Escobar in his article for Asia Times, titled: “How the New Silk Roads are merging into Greater Eurasia”.

  • Human Rights: From word to practice

    Human Rights: From word to practice

    Dec 10, 2018 13:22

    Today one of the most important topics which is closely linked with public opinion of nations and world organs, is the issue of human rights. The United Nations, paid attention to the issue just three years after its coming to existence and on 10 of December, 1948 the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was approved.

  • International Day of Disabled Persons

    International Day of Disabled Persons

    Dec 03, 2018 09:29

    The United Nations announced in 1992 that December 3 be marked every year as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). The goal of this announcement was to promote public awareness on different aspects of the disabled people's life. Every year this day provides the ground for further attention to the problems of the disabled by relevant authorities.

  • International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

    International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

    Oct 17, 2018 09:56

    There is an inseparable connection between extreme poverty and human rights. This means that the people who live in poverty, many of their human rights are violated. Joseph Wresinski, who founded International Movement ATD Fourth World, realized this important link between poverty and human rights.

  • International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

    International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

    Aug 09, 2018 08:51

    Indigenous people are often described as part of human communities that try to stick to their traditions and customs while being in contact with the advancements in the way of living and technological progress.

  • World Population Day

    World Population Day

    Jul 11, 2018 10:05

    On July 11, 1989, the 5 billionth man was born. Then UN secretary general Javier Perez de Cuéllar, expressing concern over the population increase, proclaimed this birth as a turning point in the world history, pointed out the urgent need for sustainable development, access to education, health and social services.

  • International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

    International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

    Jun 27, 2018 09:27

    The International Conference on Drug Abuse and Trafficking, held on June 17-26, 1987 in Vienna, aimed at expressing the political will of nations to combat the illicit drug phenomenon, in which the document C.M.O was approved by the participating countries.

  • Narcotics, a Silent Threat (3)

    Narcotics, a Silent Threat (3)

    Mar 07, 2018 10:16

    Spread of drug trafficking and its consumption has turned into a socio-political problem. It has been put on the UN agenda as an international crisis.