Literacy

World Teachers’ Day highlights need to transform education

Teachers are at the heart of education, and their valuable work must also lead to better salaries and working conditions, the heads of three UN agencies and a partner organization said on Wednesday. The statement comes in their joint message to mark World Teachers’ Day, celebrated annually on 5 October. The international community has committed […]

Medical

IAEA Breaks Ground to Expand and Modernize its Seibersdorf Laboratories

A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Monday at the IAEA’s laboratories in Seibersdorf, Austria, to mark the start of construction on its planned new nuclear applications laboratories building. “After two years of hard preparation, we now begin construction to complete the modernization of our invaluable Seibersdorf labs — laboratories that make important contributions in the […]

Industry

Commission on Limits of Continental Shelf to Hold Fifty-Sixth Session at Headquarters, 5 October–22 November

NEW YORK, 5 October 2022 (Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea) ― The Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf will hold its fifty-sixth session from 5 October to 22 November. There will be no plenary part during the session and its seven weeks will be devoted entirely to the […]

Health Services

Cross Border Syndicates Implicated in Surge in Rhino Poaching

While Africa is seeing a drop in the rate of rhinoceros poaching, Namibian wildlife authorities say they are seeing a surge in rhino killings in the southern African nation. Conservationists say poachers seeking rhino horns for Asian markets are targeting Namibia’s commercial farms. Save the Rhino Trust CEO Simson Uri Khob said there are reports […]

Press Releases

Survey commissioned by IHG Hotels & Resorts reveals what consumers value when they travel

DUBAI, UAE, Oct. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts today revealed the results of a survey commissioned to better understand how consumers like to enjoy their time as a hotel guest, encouraging guests to be themselves. The company’s new global campaign, Guest How You Guest, is a celebration of hotels and taking a […]