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eBook | The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights & Human Rights Day (10 December): “India must ratify the International Convention against Torture”

“Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home — so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the world. […] Unless these rights have meaning there, they have little … Continue reading

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How to fight malnutrition and increase diversity of choice for lower-income households? Improve traditional supply chains! – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Addressing malnutrition requires a multisectoral approach that includes complementary interventions in food systems, public health and education. This approach also facilitates the pursuit of multiple objectives, including better nutrition, gender equality and environmental sustainability. […] Both traditional and modern supply … Continue reading

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Celebrate International Mountain Day 2020 (11 December) with your community and friends preparing an event or joining the conversation on social media using the hashtag #MountainsMatter – United Nations

Did you know? Mountains host about half of the world’s biodiversity hotspots and 30% of all Key Biodiversity Areas.” Of the 20 plant species that supply 80% of the world’s food, six originated and have been diversified in mountains: maize, … Continue reading

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United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous peoples are equal to all other peoples, while recognizing the right of all peoples to be different, to consider themselves different, and to be respected as such […] all peoples contribute to the diversity and richness of civilizations and … Continue reading

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International Days celebrated by UNESCO – United Nations

RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY49/214. International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People The General Assembly, Bearing in mind that one of the purposes of the United Nations, as set forth in the Charter, is the achievement of international cooperation … Continue reading

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