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2014-05-02 08:29:47

Joint initiative launched by UN-HABITAT, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, and NYU Stern Urbanization Project will include more cities CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-04-30 23:16:26

Font Server reduces IT problems in UNESCO’s Languages and Documents Division by 80 percent. Portland, Ore.

2014-04-30 23:15:18

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2014-04-29 23:20:54

The United Nations’ Open Government Data Forum has invited Atlanta- based Diligent eSecurity International’s CEO, Karl Chambers, to be one of the presenting speakers. Atlanta,

2014-04-25 23:00:37

Mercy College’s United Nations Team has earned the title "Distinguished Delegation Award" at the Model United Nations Competition.

2014-04-25 08:31:28

The First Open Government Forum for the GCC brings together speakers from various countries including the US, UK, Belgium, Republic of Korea, France, Egypt, Republic of Ireland, UAE and Kingdom of

2014-04-24 23:00:23

UN Special Envoy acknowledges progress to date in the malaria effort on World Malaria Day. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Speaking on the occasion

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2014-04-21 12:21:44

Jenkins and Butterworth explain why public transport is a lucrative target SAN JOSE, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the morning rush hour on April 14, a car

2014-04-11 23:02:27

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples today declared the name of Washington’s NFL team and its mascot a “hurtful reminder of past suffering of Native Americans.”*


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Earth Day
2012-04-23 12:12:49

Earth Day is a day early each year on which events are held to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. It is now coordinated worldwide through the Earth Day Network, founded by Dennis Hayes, and is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year. The United Nations designated April 22 as International Mother Earth Day in 2009, and will continue to be held each year on April 22 through at least 2015. The name and concept of Earth Day was allegedly...

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Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.