Second Round of the Essay–writing Contest Devoted to the UN 70th Anniversary 23 February 2015
The United Nations in Belarus and International University "MITSO" are pleased to announce a second round of essay–writing contest "70 Years of the United Nations (1945–2015). My World: Sustainable Development Agenda Beyond 2015" for students of law, economy, environment faculties of universities of the Republic of Belarus. The Essay Contest aims at attracting attention of students to the problems and activities of the United Nations, increasing motivation of students, improving research on the issues related to the United Nations.
Essay-Writing Contest Devoted to the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations Announced 16 February 2015
The United Nations in Belarus and International University "MITSO" are pleased to announce an essay–writing contest "70 Years of the United Nations (1945–2015). My World: Sustainable Development Agenda Beyond 2015".
In 2015, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, in which Belarus participated, shall be celebrated. Meanwhile, 2015 is remarkable also because this year the international community will summarize the results of implementation of the eight Millennium Development Goals formulated in the Millennium Declaration of the United Nations.
Corporate Social Responsibility as an Important Factor in Sustainable Development of Society and State 13 February 2015
Representatives of business community have initiated the round table "Developing of a National Model of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the Context of Trilateral Partnership," which was held on 12 February in Minsk. The meeting, held under the auspices of the “Republic Confederation of Entrepreneurship” and International Socio–Economic Fund "Idea," has been attended by the leaders of business associations, members of the Council for Entrepreneurship Development, representatives of socially responsible companies, a number of ministries, United Nations agencies in Belarus, leaders of civil society, experts and journalists.
Inclusive Education through and with Language - Language Matters 20 February 2015
2015 marks the 15th anniversary of International Mother Language Day – this is also a turning point year for the international community, as the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals, when countries will define a new global sustainable development agenda.
World Day for Social Justice 2015 Theme: Ending human trafficking and forced labour 19 February 2015 Message of the UN Secretary-General
World Day for Social Justice comes at a pivotal moment for people and our planet. Around the world, there is a rising call to secure a life of dignity for all with equal rights and respect for the diverse voices of the world’s peoples. At the core of this movement lies the need for social justice.
Leaders from Around the World are All In to End the AIDS Epidemic Among Adolescents 17 February 2015
While major advances have been made in almost every area of the response to HIV, progress for adolescents is falling behind, said leaders in the global response to end the AIDS epidemic. AIDS has become the leading cause of death for adolescents in Africa and the second leading cause of death among adolescents globally. Just one in four children and adolescents under the age of 15 have access to life–saving antiretroviral treatment. Deaths are declining in all age groups, except among 10–19 year olds.
World Radio Day 10 February 2015 Message from UNESCO Director–General Irina Bokova
The fourth annual World Radio Day focuses on young women and men. On this occasion, UNESCO calls for greater social inclusion of the generation under 30 years old, which accounts for more than half of the world’s population, and underlines the power of radio to contribute to this objective. Young women and men are not sufficiently represented in the media — an exclusion that often reflects a wider social, economic and democratic exclusion. Young producers and broadcasters are still rare. Too few programmes are devoted to or designed by young people.