• 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.

  • Trump in Asia: The player gets played

    Trump in Asia: The player gets played

    Nov 13, 2017 10:27

    Donald Trump, the quixotic president of the US, who shamelessly brags and boasts of American power, is notorious for his threats and theatrics against independent countries, and unabashedly violates international laws including the breaching of Washington’s own commitments, seems to have been cut down to size during his trip to East and Southeast Asia, despite his senseless statements against North Korea which have made him a laughing stock in world diplomatic circles.

  • The neo-Pharaohs and neo-Fascists of our time

    The neo-Pharaohs and neo-Fascists of our time

    Jul 28, 2017 05:05

    In many parts of Asia, Africa and Northern America, the regimes in power are acting like the Pharaohs of the time of Prophet Moses (PuH).