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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 17 October 2014

Wednesday, 15 October 2014
The 2014 Commemoration of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (IDEP) will be held on Friday, 17 October at United Nations Headquarters in New York, focusing on the theme - "Leave no one behind: think, decide and act together against extreme poverty". This year's event is organized in partnership with the International Movement ...
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 17 October 2014
Posted in : Poverty
 
 

Outcome Document of the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples

Wednesday, 15 October 2014
On 23 September 2014, the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (WCIP2014) approved an Outcome Document strengthening the rights for more than 370 million indigenous people worldwide. The Outcome Document supports the UN  Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, adopted by the General Assembly on 2007, and the commitments made in ...
Outcome Document of the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples
Posted in : Indigenous
 
 

Report of the Fifth Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing

Wednesday, 15 October 2014
The Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWGA) was established by the General Assembly on December 2010. The working group focuses on strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons, by considering the existing international framework of the human rights of older persons and identifying possible gaps and how best ...
Report of the Fifth Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing
Posted in : Ageing
 
 

International Day for Disaster Reduction, 13 October 2014

Monday, 13 October 2014
Today, the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR 2014) is celebrated under the theme “Resilience is for life”. The focus this year is on older persons, including their needs and what they contribute to better planning and understanding of disaster risk in their communities. IDDR 2014 intends to switch on and ...
International Day for Disaster Reduction, 13 October 2014
Posted in : Ageing
 
 

Youth Delegates at Third Committee raising concerns about jobs, education and inclusion in decision-making 

Thursday, 09 October 2014
The biggest problem facing young people around the world — in developing and developed countries — was unemployment and underemployment, youth representatives told the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) as it concluded its general discussion on social development, with lively contributions from a number of delegates, many of whom ...
Youth Delegates at Third Committee raising concerns about jobs, education and inclusion in decision-making 
Posted in : Youth
 
 

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