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World student day and missile man of India

United nation declared 15th October as world student day in 2010 to mark the birthday of great former president of India and scientist, APJAbdul Kalam… 99 more words

History

Americans Observe History Day.

s Americans observe the national holiday of Columbus Day on October 14, it seems proper to take some moments for remembering the nation’s original people. A short documentary titled “A Healing Journey” shares one Native American tribe’s successful effort to regain an essential aspect of its unique history and long-ago traditional nature-based system of living. 171 more words

Earth Matters

A Day In Honour Of Indigenous Peoples

Today in the nation’s capital, there is no Columbus Day. The D.C. Council voted to replace it with Indigenous Peoples’ Day in a temporary move that it hopes to make permanent. 894 more words

Social Commentary

UN chief praises Japanese climate resilience, as Typhoon Hagibis cleanup begins

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With Typhoon Hagibis causing destruction and loss of life in Japan, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has praised the leadership role the country is playing in climate resilience, and its “extensive and efficient preparation for this latest extreme weather event”. 258 more words

The European Sting

UN chief condemns deadly Burkina Faso mosque attack

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UN chief António Guterres has strongly condemned Friday’s attack on a mosque in northern Burkina Faso, in a statement released on Saturday. 329 more words

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Reducing disaster risk is a good investment, and ‘the right thing to do’, says Guterres

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There is a strong economic case for climate resilience and reducing the risk of disasters, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a message to mark the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, which falls on Sunday. 274 more words

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After this year’s Climate Action Summit, what happens next?

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People across the world need to embrace “fundamental change” in order to combat climate change and meet the target of restricting the increase in global temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius, Claudio Forner, from UN Climate Change in Bonn, told UN News in an interview that took place following the Climate Action Summit. 1,084 more words

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