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35 students from St Joseph's College in Bengaluru send recommendations to United Nations Information Centre 

The set of delegates for the Model United Nations discussed the demilitarization of the arctic circle for over six hours

Published on 22nd August 2017
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Around 4,000-6,000 refugees from Myanmar have sought safety in India: UN report

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said that in Myanmar, as of last week, approximately 60,700 children, women and men have been internally displaced

Published on 20th May 2021
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Delhi College Grads win $1million for Women Safety Device

The Delhi College of Engineering graduates won the 'Anu and Naveen Jain XPrize for Women's Safety' at an awards ceremony at the United Nations

Published on 7th June 2018
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Dr Kalam's 89th Birth Anniversary: PM Modi, Amit Shah and others pay tribute

His birth anniversary was declared as World Students' Day by the United Nations in 2010

Published on 15th October 2020
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Dr Sunita Narain to speak on 'Gandhi and Cities’ in IIT Madras webinar on Republic Day

Recently, Narain has been appointed as a member of One Health Global Leaders Group on Anti-microbial Resistance which reports to the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Published on 22nd January 2021
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From apps to pads, these Bengaluru schoolkids will show their projects off at the UN. Here's why

These ten school students from Bengaluru will present their social innovation projects at the United Nations Headquarters in New York

Published on 7th March 2018
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Goa's museums struggling to stay afloat due to COVID-19 lockdown, owners promise to take all precautions

Two studies by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the International Council of Museums (ICOM) said museums have been especially affected by the pandemic

Published on 14th June 2020
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Here's why December 11 is an important day for the children in India

On December 11, 1992, India signed the United Nations Conventions for Child Rights. We explain to you when UNCRC was adopted, who wrote it and how India went on to implement it
 

Published on 11th December 2020
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How Chennai-based Indian Youth Café is part of the Museum for the UN Live's My Mark: My City campaign

The youth organisation recently entered into a partnership with Museum for the United Nations to spark an online discussion to design environment-friendly cities of tomorrow

Published on 8th October 2019
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Mother or baby die in child birth every 11 seconds: United Nations

Almost half of those deaths occurred during the first month of life, meaning that around 7,000 newborns still died every single day last year

Published on 19th September 2019
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Press Freedom Day 2018: How free is the press in India?

Declared by United Nations General Assembly, every year, the day of May 3 is celebrated as World Press Freedom Day to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the press

Published on 3rd May 2018
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These five school kids from Bengaluru are all set to revive the Doddasanne lake

The initiative is part of 'World Federation of United Nations (WFUNA), Mission Possible' project which focuses on helping and supporting communities under 17 sustainable development goals (SDG)

Published on 30th January 2020
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This 26-year-old from Odisha recounts working at the world's largest refugee camp in Bangladesh during the lockdown

Baisali Mohanty hails from Odisha and currently, she works for the United Nations. She is also credited to have started the Oxford Odissi Centre while studying at Oxford. We listen in to her story...

Published on 23rd February 2021
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This trio from Hyderabad shows you how MUNs can help govt school students pick up those necessary life skills

Participating in Model United Nations (MUNs) means that you need to be a good speaker, be confident and have knowledge about world affairs — essential life skills that EVERY student needs!

Published on 2nd June 2021
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UGC urges universities, colleges to observe World Environment Day on June 5

World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5 every year and is the United Nations' principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of the environment

Published on 4th June 2021

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