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Iconic United Nations building to light up with images of marine species in an artistic call for global solidarity and harmony with nature  Iconic United Nations building to light up with images of marine species in an artistic call for global solidarity and harmony with nature ART 2030’s Interspecies Assembly public art project during UN General Assembly will symbolize critical relationship between and within human and non-human species   New York City, 17 September 2021 (EMBARGO) — As [...] The post Iconic United Nations building to light up with images of marine species in an artistic call for global solidarity and harmony with nature appeared first on United Nations Sustainable Development. (...) UN adopts landmark framework to integrate natural capital in economic reporting Countries agree to go beyond GDP with new framework that accounts for nature’s contribution to economy The post UN adopts landmark framework to integrate natural capital in economic reporting appeared first on United Nations Sustainable Development.
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Score: 335547.7 - https://www.un.org/sustainable.../author/vesna-blazhevska/feed/
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While addressing this issue, the Committee took into consideration the nature and scope of existing NSAs, United Nations Security Council resolution 984, and declarations of nuclear-weapon States concerning protocols to nuclear-weapon-free zone treaties and their interpretative statements.
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Score: 224711.43 - https://www.un.org/disarmament...and-NSA-Fact-Sheet-Jul2017.pdf
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Microsoft Word - Document1 Convention on the Rights of the Child Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 44/25 of 20 November 1989 entry into force 2 September 1990, in accordance with article 49 Preamble The States Parties to the present Convention, Considering that, in accordance with the principles proclaimed in the Charter of the United Nations, recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, Bearing in mind that the peoples of the United Nations have, in the Charter, reaffirmed their faith in fundamental human rights and in the dignity and worth of the human person, and have determined to promote social progress and better standards of life in larger freedom, Recognizing that the United Nations has, in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and in the International Covenants on Human Rights, proclaimed and agreed that everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth therein, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status, Recalling that, in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the United Nations has proclaimed that childhood is entitled to special care and assistance, Convinced that the family, as the fundamental group of society and the natural environment for the growth and well-being of all its members and particularly children, should be afforded the necessary protection and assistance so that it can fully assume its responsibilities within the community, Recognizing that the child, for the full and harmonious development of his or her personality, should grow up in a family environment, in an atmosphere of happiness, love and understanding, Considering that the child should be fully prepared to live an individual life in society, and brought up in the spirit of the ideals proclaimed in the Charter of the United Nations, and in particular in the spirit of peace, dignity, tolerance, freedom, equality and solidarity, Bearing in mind that the need to extend particular care to the child has been stated in the Geneva Declaration of the Rights of the Child of 1924 and in the Declaration of the Rights of the Child adopted by the General Assembly on 20 November 1959 and recognized in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (in particular in articles 23 and 24), in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (in particular in article 10) and in the statutes and relevant instruments of specialized agencies and international organizations concerned with the welfare of children, Bearing in mind that, as indicated in the Declaration of the Rights of the Child, "the child, by reason of his physical and mental immaturity, needs special safeguards and care, including appropriate legal protection, before as well as after birth", Recalling the provisions of the Declaration on Social and Legal Principles relating to the Protection and Welfare of Children, with Special Reference to Foster Placement and Adoption Nationally and Internationally; the United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Administration of Juvenile Justice (The Beijing Rules) ; and the Declaration on the Protection of Women and Children in Emergency and Armed Conflict, Recognizing that, in all countries in the world, there are children living in exceptionally difficult conditions, and that such children need special consideration, 2 Taking due account of the importance of the traditions and cultural values of each people for the protection and harmonious development of the child, Recognizing the importance of international co- operation for improving the living conditions of children in every country, in particular in the developing countries, Have agreed as follows: PART I Article 1 For the purposes of the present Convention, a child means every human being below the age of eighteen years unless under the law applicable to the child, majority is attained earlier. (...) States Parties agree that the education of the child shall be directed to: (a) The development of the child's personality, talents and mental and physical abilities to their fullest potential; (b) The development of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms, and for the principles enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations; (c) The development of respect for the child's parents, his or her own cultural identity, language and values, for the national values of the country in which the child is living, the country from which he or she may originate, and for civilizations different from his or her own; (d) The preparation of the child for responsible life in a free society, in the spirit of understanding, peace, tolerance, equality of sexes, and friendship among all peoples, ethnic, national and religious groups and persons of indigenous origin; (e) The development of respect for the natural environment. 2. No part of the present article or article 28 shall be construed so as to interfere with the liberty of individuals and bodies to establish and direct educational institutions, subject always to the observance of the principle set forth in paragraph 1 of the present article and to the requirements that the education given in such institutions shall conform to such minimum standards as may be laid down by the State.
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Score: 126401.42 - https://www.un.org/en/genocide...atrocity-crimes/Doc.20_crc.pdf
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All members of registry staff of the United Nations Dispute Tribunal perform their functions under a duty of loyal cooperation towards the Judges. 1. Scope and binding nature of these Judicial Directions These Judicial Directions apply to the members of registry staff and take precedence over all instructions or directions in respect of the matters herein covered, which may be given to members of registry staff by any officials or staff members of the United Nations, including the Office of Administration of Justice (OAJ). (...) In all other cases, including closed cases, the request shall be referred by the Registrar to the President of the Tribunal who will take such action as may be necessary, having regard to the nature and purpose of the request and to any other matter that appears to the President to be relevant. 8.
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Score: 231456.98 - https://www.un.org/en/internal...l_Directions_final_30_July.pdf
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“Households use 86% of biofuel and waste energy for cooking, while the transport sector consumes 78% of oil. Natural gas is mainly used in industrial sector.” (...) Meanwhile, the cost of coal is $109 per MW and natural gas stands at $74 per MW.” He pointed out that “high energy production costs, transmission and distribution losses (18-25%) means that utilities need to be constantly bailed out and subsidies implemented for users.”  (...) The study also highlights the need for countries to introduce natural gas as a transitionary fuel to replace coal and facilitate full deployment of renewables  The webinar was an opportunity for the ECA to urge ministers to play a role in increasing energy investments, and paying attention to the determinants of energy prices, lowering of cost of production and tariffs-setting methodology.
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Score: 313945.87 - https://www.un.org/africarenew...y-not-meet-target-energy-study
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However, when an attack does occur, its indiscriminate nature can fracture citizens ’ sense of security, leaving victims, the wider community and society with a sense of enduring vulnerability and terror. (...) The options all have well-established precedents in the system and range in complexity owing to the nature and approach of the programme that would be developed and any activity that could be implemented. (...) However, the lack of dedicated and sustainable funds specifically earmarked to victims of terrorism means that many of these efforts continue to remain ad hoc rather than strategic, long-term and sustainable in nature. 53. The Office of Counter-Terrorism has sought to strengthen such coherence through the Victims of Terrorism Support Programme of its United Nations Counter- Terrorism Centre.
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Score: 145873.17 - https://www.un.org/victimsofte...sting_victims_of_terrorism.pdf
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In providing services and assistance to victims, attention should be given to those who have special needs because of the nature of the harm inflicted or because of factors such as those mentioned in paragraph 3 above.
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Score: 211578.8 - https://www.un.org/en/genocide...20and%20abuse%20of%20power.pdf
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I have even become numb, to the extent that one has forgotten how to feel the injustice of racial slurs and my human right to live a life of dignity and respect.   When I consider the beauty of my diversity and the amazing diversity of race…   When I consider that we are born equal, only to find that the colour of one’s skin sentences us to a life of discrimination and injustice…   I ask myself, I ask all of you, I ask people everywhere : How can we possibly continue to turn the other way?
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Score: 550548.73 - https://www.un.org/sg/en/conte...-council-prepared-for-delivery
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Photo credit: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe Videos   UNESCO: United against racism Amina Mohamed (Deputy Secretary-General), Urgent debate on Racially Inspired Human Rights Violations - 40th Meeting, 43rd Regular Session Human Rights Council UN News interviews Christopher Cozier, artist and keynote speaker at the 2019 Commemorative Meeting of the General Assembly to mark the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade UN News interviews Essence Gant, BuzzFeed Beauty Director and keynote speaker at the 2019 ‘Remember Slavery’ Global Student Videoconference UN News interviews Lonnie G. (...) Memunatu Pratt, Minister of Tourism and Culture of Sierra Leone, visits the Ark of Return Essence Gant, BuzzFeed Beauty Director, visits the Ark of Return Ramin Ganeshram, Executive Director of the Westport Museum for History and Culture, sheds light on the little-known history of slavery in Westport and the exhibit “Remembered: The History of African Americans in Westport” Ross from St.
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Score: 716848.93 - https://www.un.org/en/rememberslavery/resources/videos
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