The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty was observed 10/17 with the theme of "Ending the Violence of Extreme Poverty." The UN encouraged a #EndPoverty social media campaign to stimulate conversation around the topic. Image from the UN of young children in Hyderabad, #India
Thursday 3 December, 2015 To coincide with today's UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPwD) the Department for International Development (DFID) is publishing its revised 'Disability Framework' – first developed a year ago today. Motivation alongside the international development community welcomes this revised framework as it moves DFID a step closer towards realising its ambition to ensure that all of its development programme
This amazing infographic from the UN Foundation condenses a lot of data into a compelling picture of what it will take to improve the quality of life for a billion women on earth. Health, clean drinking water, sanitation, education, the ability to meet their potential. So much to be done, and so many ways to do it!
UN: Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.
Having success elevating the Caribbean will mean more joy (happiness) for the stakeholders (residents and visitors alike) of the tropical sunshine. It would also mean softening the pain of day-to-day life, for “in every life, a little rain must fall”. “Joy, Pain, Sunshine and Rain” – this sounds familiar because it is also the title and chorus of a popular Rhythm & Blues song by the Grammy Award winning band Frankie Beverly & Maze. This blog links this to the UN's International Day of…
Celebrate the UN's International Day of the Girl! - Educate girls; change the world; and increase the divorce rate? ..no longer. A recent study shows that married couples with the same education levels are less likely to divorce than marriages where the man has more education than his wife. http://www.livescience.com/47035-educated-women-marriage-divorce-rates.html