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News: UNWTO amplifies #TravelTomorrow campaign with CNN deal

Added: 27.05.2020 6:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

The campaign combines the key message of the United Nations specialised agency with the creativity of the broadcaster and looks to a brighter future for global tourism and those that are reliant on the sector for their livelihoods.

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New to science newts from Vietnam

Added: 26.05.2020 12:10 | 0 views | 0 comments

In time for the International Day for Biological Diversity 2020, the date set by the United Nations to recognize biodiversity as 'the pillars upon which we build civilizations', a new study describes two new to science species and one subspecies of crocodile newts from Vietnam. This manifestation of the incredible diversity of life hosted on our planet comes, however, as an essential reminder of how fragile it is.

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Lives to Remember: Allen Daviau, Lila Fenwick and others

Added: 24.05.2020 20:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, people across the U.S. are losing loved ones to the illness. The victims include cinematographer Allen Daviau, character actor Allen Garfield and United Nations official Lila Fenwick, who was also the first black woman to graduate from Harvard Law. Anthony Mason profiles them and others for our series Lives to Remember.

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New to science newts from Vietnam

Added: 24.05.2020 17:37 | 1 views | 0 comments

In time for the International Day for Biological Diversity 2020, the date set by the United Nations to recognize biodiversity as 'the pillars upon which we build civilizations', a new study describes two new to science species and one subspecies of crocodile newts from Vietnam. This manifestation of the incredible diversity of life hosted on our planet comes, however, as an essential reminder of how fragile it is.

'Hate Speech' and the New Tyranny Over the Mind

Added: 23.05.2020 14:23 | 2 views | 0 comments

America is the only Western nation that does not criminalize hate speech. Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and most nations of Europe already do so. The United Nations relentlessly pressures the remaining holdouts to follow suit: As a matter of principle, says the U.N. Secretary-General, the United Nations must confront hate speech at every turn.

Yemen's health system 'has in effect collapsed' as COVID spreads: U.N.

Added: 22.05.2020 11:24 | 1 views | 0 comments

The new coronavirus is believed to be spreading throughout Yemen where the health care system "has in effect collapsed", the United Nations said on Friday, appealing for urgent funding.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Coronavirus set global school enrollment back four decades, says UN agency

Added: 21.05.2020 5:38 | 2 views | 0 comments

The coronavirus has set global school enrollment back four decades, as closures and recessions in many countries have hit education, according to a new report by a United Nations agency.

Pandemic's impact on global mental health is 'already extremely concerning', UN says

Added: 14.05.2020 17:36 | 1 views | 0 comments

There is a "high prevalence" of mental distress in countries across the globe due to the coronavirus pandemic, especially among health care workers and children, according to the United Nations and the World Health Organization.

Exclusive: As COVID-19 cases in Yemen surge, some sources see undercounting

Added: 13.05.2020 7:08 | 1 views | 0 comments

Yemen has more suspected coronavirus cases and deaths than the authorities have so far reported, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, as the United Nations warned the virus is spreading in the war-ravaged country.

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China 'shocked' by U.S. reversal on U.N. coronavirus action -diplomat 

Added: 10.05.2020 3:08 | 3 views | 0 comments

NEW YORK--China and the United States both supported a draft United Nations Security Council resolution confronting the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday and it was "shocking and regretful" that Washington changed its mind on Friday, a Chinese diplomat said. A U.S. diplomat refuted the Chinese comment, saying there was no U.S. agreement on the text. For more than six weeks the 15-member council has been trying to agree on a text that...

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