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Film Week Dedicated to World Day Against Trafficking in Beings (30 July) Will Take Place at Gallery Cekh
24 July 2015
On 27–31 July 2015 the film week dedicated to the World Day Against Trafficking in Beings, that is celebrated all over the world on 30th of July, will take place at the gallery “Cekh”. During the week will be demonstrated the films of American, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Serbian and Swedish directors reflecting the issue of human trafficking its consequences and status of victims of human trafficking in the society.
WHO European Ministerial Conference on the Life-course Approach in the Context of Health 2020
16 July 2015
21–22 October 2015, Minsk, Belarus
The WHO European Ministerial Conference will bring together new evidence, from genetics to economics, on what governments can do to keep people healthy throughout the life course. The conference will equip policy–makers for promoting a healthy start to life and for targeting the needs of people at critical ages
UN Youth Advisory Panel Launched in Belarus
09 July 2015
On July 8, the official ceremony dedicated to the appointment of the UN Youth Advisory Panel (UNYAP) in Belarus took place at the IMAGURU business club in Minsk. The event was attended by the UN Resident Coordinator in Belarus Sanaka Samarasinha, UNICEF Representative Dr. Rashed Mustafa Sarwar, UNDP Deputy Resident Representative Ekaterina Paniklova, UNFPA Assistant Representative Elena Kasko, Deputy Head of the Department for the Global Politics and Humanitarian Cooperation, General Department of Multilateral Diplomacy of the MFA in Belarus Irina Velichko as well as the Head of the Swiss Embassy in Belarus Aldo de Luca.
Sustainable Energy for All. Energy Efficiency: Realistic, Functional, Easy!
18 June 2015
On June 17, 2015, the science cafe Sustainable Energy for All. Energy Efficiency: Realistic, Functional, Easy! was held at the National Library of Science and Technology within the Decade of Sustainable Energy for All (2014–2024). The science cafe was organized by the UN Department of Public Information in Belarus, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Belarus and the National Library of Science and Technology within the Decade of Sustainable Energy for All (2014–2024) to raise awareness about the importance of increasing sustainable access to energy, energy efficiency and renewable energy at the local, national, regional and international levels

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United Nations World Day against Trafficking in Persons
29 July 2015
Conflict, terrorism, economic turmoil, natural calamities, disease: we are living in an era of unprecedented crises and troubles, as United Nations Secretary–General Ban Ki–moon has warned. Record numbers of people are fleeing war and persecution, and the international community is grappling with acute migration challenges in the Mediterranean, the Balkans, in the Andaman Sea, Latin America and Africa.
Secretary-Generals remarks at opening of Third International Conference on Financing for Development
15 July 2015
I thank the Government and people of Ethiopia for their generosity and hospitality in hosting this historic Conference. I am grateful to the many Heads of State and Government and Ministers who have joined us here to show their strong commitment to the implementation of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda.
UNAIDS announces that the goal of 15 million people on life-saving HIV treatment by 2015 has been met nine months ahead of schedule
14 July 2015
ADDIS ABABA/GENEVA, 14 July 2015The AIDS targets of MDG 6—halting and reversing the spread of HIV—have been achieved and exceeded, according to a new report released today by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). New HIV infections have fallen by 35% and AIDS–related deaths by 41%. The global response to HIV has averted 30 million new HIV infections and nearly 8 million (7.8 million) AIDS–related deaths since 2000, when the MDGs were set
World Youth Skills Day
14 July 2015
Message of the Secretary-General
I welcome this first–ever commemoration of World Youth Skills Day. On July 15th each year, the international community will underscore the value of helping young people to upgrade their own abilities to contribute to our common future.
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