18 Jun, 2015

“Hotter, Drier, Wetter. Face the Future.” Let your imagination run wild!

Join the World Meteorological Organization photo competition on the 2016 World Meteorological Day theme: “Hotter, drier, wetter. Face the Future.” The theme has been chosen to illustrate the reality of climate change. As a result of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in our atmosphere, land and sea surface temperatures are rising. The frequency and intensity of extreme events

18 Jun, 2015

Empowering Youth to Build Peace

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On 16 June, 2015, the UNESCO Director-General, Ms Irina Bokova, launched UNESCO's new integrated Framework of Action - Empowering Youth to Build Peace - in the context of the International Conference on "Youth and the Internet: Fighting Radicalization and Extremism," held at UNESCO Headquarters on 16-17 June, 2015. "We see the rise of a new