20 May 2013 – Around 2,300 indigenous participants are expected to discuss culture, education and health during the 12th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, which will include a special focus on youth, indigenous groups in Africa and the importance of strengthening ties with international financial institutions.
16 May 2013 – United Nations officials are calling for harnessing the power of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to improve road safety and thereby save over a millions lives each year.
02 May 2013 – More than 270,000 pedestrians lose their lives on roads each year, the United Nations health agency said today, calling on Governments to improve traffic safety.
18 April 2013 – With women projected to comprise a majority of the world’s urban dwellers and head increasing numbers of households, gender equality in employment, housing, health and education is vital to ensure the prosperity of the cities of the future, according to a new United Nations study.
16 April 2013 – A United Nations independent expert today urged the Government of Mozambique to urgently address the needs of the poorest and most marginalized in society warning that they risk being left behind as the country enters unprecedented economic growth with extractive industries vying to invest in its natural rich resources.
07 April 2013 – Leading a healthy lifestyle and being aware of our own blood pressure levels can help prevent hypertension, which affects about one billion people worldwide, the United Nations said today on the occasion of World Health Day.