The UN Representative told TUT.BY what progress with human rights in Belarus to expect 27 April 2016
The adoption of the National Action Plan on Human Rights; the study on the experience of other countries in relation to an Ombudsman; in–depth dialogue on the death penalty; the ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the three–million project on improving the professionalism of local officials. All these steps are expected to be taken by the Belarusian authorities in the near future to improve the human rights situation in the country, the UN Resident Coordinator in Belarus Sanaka Samarasinha told TUT.BY in an interview.
Secretary-General's message on World Water Day 22 March 2016
This year’s World Water Day focuses on the links between water and jobs. Almost half of all workers – 1.5 billion people – work in water–related sectors, and nearly all jobs depend on the availability of freshwater.
Celebrate Earth Hour 15 March 2016
Earth Hour belongs to you. Celebrate your commitment to the planet with your friends, family, community or at work–in your own way. A simple event can be just turning off all non–essential lights from 8.30pm–9:30 pm.