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.
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
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.
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.