2015 is a chance to change history, Ban tells UN Youth ForumSource:UN News2 February 2015 – This generation of young people – the largest the world has ever seen – has a historic opportunity to end poverty, combat climate change, create jobs and fight injustice,
UNESCO chief condemns killing of journalists in Mexico, SyriaSource:UN News2 February 2015 – The head of the United Nations agency mandated to defend press freedom today denounced the assassination o
Better to prevent rather than treat lung cancer
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After Davos, UN paves way forward in addressing ‘most pressing global challenges’Source:UN News.
Many engage in smoking just for the fun of it and unfortunately get caught in the nicotine addiction trap such that they cannot do without a certain number of puffs per day. Smoking has had a great adverse impact on many communities and has been directly responsible for the plight of those who are slowly wasting away from the ravages of lung cancer. In 2012 (the most recent year for which data are available) lung cancer was the most commonly diagnosed cancer with 1.8 million cases worldwide, accounting for 13% of all cancer cases.
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UN highlights power of social media in modern diplomacy during day-long New York event. Source:UN News: 30 January 2015 – The United Nations is holding its first ever Social Media Day at its New York Headquarters today, in an event featuring social media professionals, digital diplomacy practitioners and academics who are sharing their experiences, discussing trends and proving insights i
FEATURE: Children’s struggles for education focus of award-winning film screened at UN. A scene of two young boys running from the film 'On the Way to School.' Credit: Distrib Films US.
Source:UN News: 27 January 2015 – The number of international tourists reached 1.13 billion in 2014, 51 million more than in 2013, on trend for the fifth consecutive year of above average growth since the 2009 economic crisis, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced today.