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International Democracy Day Is Today!
World  (tags: elections, freedoms, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, freedoms, government, europe, HumanRights, humanrights, middle-east, politics, UnitedNations, unitednations )

US Commit
- 3013 days ago -
Today on International Democracy Day, we want you to know that UNDP helps with an election somewhere in the world every 3 weeks. Learn more at Learn about International Democracy Day at
July 6 Event - The UN and Human Development
World  (tags: conflict, africa, government, development )

US Commit
- 3088 days ago -
3:00-4:00 PM, Rayburn House Office Building 2255 Featuring: Fred Tipson, Director, United Nations Development Program Washington Office (UNDP) NGO Speaker: Kenneth Wollack, President, National Democratic Institute (NDI)
UNDP in Darfur Featuring Omer Haroun
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, children, conflict, UnitedNations, war, Refugees&Relief, corruption, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

US Commit
- 3152 days ago -
Event; UNDP in Darfur 04/30/2009 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM UN Family Conference Room 1775 K Street, NW 4th Floor Washington, DC 20036 Please RSVP at or by calling our office at 202-558-7104 by 11am Thursday, April 30th.
U.N. Official Calls Darfur Aid Tenuous
World  (tags: conflict, ethics, africa, humanrights, UnitedNations, healthcare, disease, food, illness, health )

US Commit
- 3186 days ago -
A combination of stopgap measures by United Nations agencies and the Sudanese government has kept aid flowing in the world's largest relief program in Darfur, but the makeshift effort cannot be sustained, John Holmes, the UN humanitarian coordinator.
US Envoy-Designee to UN Skeptical of Somalia Force
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, best, death, government, humanrights, news, politics, UnitedNations, unitednations )

US Commit
- 3256 days ago -
The proposed U.S. ambassador to the United Nations voiced strong skepticism on Thursday over the merits of a U.N. peacekeeping force in Somalia and said the incoming administration would closely examine the plan.
Fistula: Nasty But Not Necessary
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', blog, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, humanrights, interesting, Refugees&Relief, society, UnitedNations, unitednations )

US Commit
- 3299 days ago -
Information about UNFPA's Campaign to End Fistula, a complication many women without access to medical care endure after birth that causes them to be expelled from their communities and lose their children.
Celebrate UN Day!!!!
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, best, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, goodnews, government, HumanRights, humanrights, news, politics, UnitedNations, unitednations )

US Commit
- 3339 days ago -
"We will be judged in the future on the actions we take today -- on results. On this United Nations Day, let us rededicate ourselves to achieving them." Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General
UN Food Agency Teams Up With European Football Leagues to Fight Hunger
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', GoodNews, goodnews, HumanRights, humanrights, news, unitednations, UnitedNations )

US Commit
- 3347 days ago -
The United Nations food agency partnered with the European Professional Football Leagues today to kick off a campaign aimed at raising funds and awareness of the global fight against hunger and malnutrition at a ceremony in Rome.
Carbon Tax Seen as Best Way to Slow Global Warming
Environment  (tags: USA, carbon tax, global warming, climate tax, trade markets, caping taxes, world's energy system )

- 3353 days ago -
Climate taxes, not cap and trade markets alone, will lead to the vast technological changes the world's energy system needs to fight global warming, a top U.S. economist reports today.
UN Chief Says Financial Crisis Will Not Weaken Resolve to Fight Poverty, Disease
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, best, HumanRights, humanrights, humans, interesting, news, politics, Refugees&Relief, unitednations, UnitedNations )

US Commit
- 3354 days ago -
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the global financial crisis may have shaken world confidence, but not the international community's resolve to help the United Nations continue working to fight poverty and disease.
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