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17/03/2015 - 15:00
The 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) will be held from 27 April to 22 May 2015 at UN Headquarters in New York. The Treaty was a landmark in interntional relations history when it entered into force in 1970. It was the first international commitment to disarmament. The objective today is to move further towards nuclear disarmament, promote cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, and avoid the spread of nuclear weapons armament and technology. A review conference has been held every five years since the...
17/03/2015 - 11:45
From 12 to 17 April 2015, the 7th edition of the World Water Forum - the largest international conference dedicated to water - will take place in Daegu...
17/03/2015 - 11:15
The global community is calling for Climate Action on 23 March. Every year since 1961, we have commemorated the 1950 introduction of the Convention that established World Meterological Organization, and recognized the essential contribution of the the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services to safety and well-being. World Meteorological Day is a day to share existing international knowledge, to face the new challenges posed by climate change, and to lead the way towards ambitious future climate initiatives. Official Website
17/03/2015 - 10:00
Since 1993, World Water Day has been celebrated each year on 22 March. Acess to water was declared as a human right by the General Assembly in 2010. Yet, some 884 million people still lack improved sources of drinking water. World Water Day is therefore the occasion to remind the global population of the importance of this precious resource and advocate for a universal access to water. The official theme of this year celebration is "Water and Sustainable Development". The international community would like to draw the attention to and reflect on the links of water with numerous...
03/03/2015 - 16:45
“Inclusive and Sustainable Peacemaking and Peace Building” Under the auspices of the Norwegian Nobel Institute, the Nobel Peace Prize Forum inspires peacemaking by focusing on the work of Nobel Peace Prize winners and leading international peacemakers and peace builders. Disarmament will be the central focus of this year’s Forum, running from 6-8 March, 2015 and concentrating on the work of 2013 Nobel Laureate, The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). It will also feature former United States President and Nobel Laureate Jimmy Carter and his latest book: “A Call...
11/02/2015 - 11:45
Nearly four years after the nuclear incident at Fukushima, in Japan reconstruction continues. Naoto Kan, Prime Minister of Japan at the time, was profoundly affected by his experience leading the country during that difficult time. On 24 February, for the first time, Kan will come to France to speak about that experience before an audience of public and private-sector décision-makers. He will be in Paris at the invitation of Green Cross - an organization deeply invested in supporting victims of nuclear catastrophe, as well as the development of diversified, de-centralized, democratized and...

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