All posts tagged with: UN

Our Environment is the Future

Publicado 3 de junio de 2014 no picture Hanna G.

no picture Hanna G. Ver Perfil
Se registró el día 30 de mayo de 2014
  • 2 Artículos

World Environment Day Environment is the sum total of what is around something or someone. It includes living things and natural forces. The environment of living things provide conditions for development and growth, as well as of danger and damage. It's everything that makes up our surroundings and affects our ability to live on the earth—the air we breathe, the water that covers most of the earth's surface, the plants and animals around us, and much more. World Environmen...


Youths in Post 2015 Development Agenda in Morocco

Publicado 9 de junio de 2014 Avatar Abdul Mufeez Shaheed

Avatar Abdul Mufeez Shaheed Ver Perfil
Se registró el día 9 de junio de 2014
  • 1 Artículo
  • Edad 22

Young people should be at the forefront of global change and innovation. Empowered, they can be key agents for development and peace. If, however, they are left on society's margin, all of us will be impoverished. Let us ensure that all young people have every opportunity to participate fully in the lives of their societies. Kofi Anan, Former UN Secretary-General In the past decade, the importance of youth participation in decision making has gained the much needed recognitio...


A Nation's Elusive Unity

Publicado 2 de julio de 2014 no picture enenim

no picture enenim Ver Perfil
Se registró el día 9 de septiembre de 2013
  • 6 Artículos

“One nation bound in freedom, peace and unity,” the words of the last line of the first stanza of our national anthem. Sadly, I do no think ours is a nation where freedom abounds, and neither are we living (or have we ever lived) in peace and unity. At best we have only tolerated one another, each group of persons waiting for the perfect time to attack the other group, most times over issues that are both myopic and unreasonable. Over the years we keep chasing shadows, changing slogans (as...


Gender-Based Violence in Europe

Publicado 14 de julio de 2014 Avatar Jessica Owens

Avatar Jessica Owens Ver Perfil
Se registró el día 25 de junio de 2014
  • 3 Artículos
  • Edad 23

As a young woman in Ireland, it is discouraged to stand up against sexist/sexual jokes, even if they normalize and minimize the severity of rape, thus perpetuating the rape culture. Though there is more awareness in Ireland on the issue of Gender-Based Violence, society still chooses to treat the issue as if it only affects lower-class or ethnic women. This could explain why there is a lack of reporting, and a lack of convictions. The patriarchal ideology which exists across the wo...