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2013-07-02 23:01:22

During the United Nations General Assembly in New York, the four annual Social Good Summit presented by UNDP and other Partners, will explore how today’s use of digital technology for social

2013-06-07 23:01:53

Leadership Team Appointed for the United Nations Special Envoy Office and MDG Health Alliance.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.