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A statue of a lamassu, an Assyrian protective deity, at the North West Palace of Ashurnasirpal in Nimrud, Iraq. UNESCO denounced an attack against Nimrud on 6 March 2015. Photo: UNESCO

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development 21 May

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“In a diverse world, the destruction of cultures is a crime, and uniformity is a dead-end: our aim must be to enhance, in one movement, the diversity that enriches us and the human rights that bring us together.” Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO In 2001, UNESCO adopted the Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity and in December 2002, the UN General Assembly, in its resolution 57/249, declared May 21 to be the World Day for Cultural…


The Free Market; Nothing is Ever Free (A Societal Self-Reflection)

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LABOUR VIEWS: May 18, 2016 Written by: Alexander Lambrecht, President – Northern Territories Federation of Labour  Most people know of the game Monopoly – you know the one where you try to capture all of the open spaces on the board, building up property to increase your tax revenue and inevitably creating a monopoly to win the game. It’s no surprise that the objective of the game isn’t all that different from the objectives of…


​17 May 2016, World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD 2016)

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Theme 2016: ICT entrepreneurship for social impact In 2016, World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD-2016) will focus on the theme: “ICT entrepreneurship for social impact”, in accordance with Resolution 68 and as endorsed by ITU Council 2015. ICT entrepreneurs and start-ups and small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have a particularly relevant role in ensuring economic growth in a sustainable and inclusive manner. They are involved in the development of innovative ICT-enabled solutions with a…

A family from mixed ethnic groups (Arab, Tuareg and Songhai) in Gao, Mali. UN Photo/Marco Dormino

International Day of Families 15 May

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“Equitable social and economic development depends on fair legal frameworks and social norms that support the rights of women and children. Discriminatory laws and practices that do not give equal rights to all, and that suppress women’s and children’s rights, have no place in contemporary families, communities, societies and nations.” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon 2016 Theme: Families, healthy lives and sustainable future The International Day of Families is observed on the 15th of May every year….