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Know Your UN Millennium Goals in 2015

Everyone on the political scene is talking about the UN Millennium Goals. What are these exactly? Well, apparently, back in 200o the UN set some global goals for achieving before 2015. These are aptly called Millennium Goals and their deadline is coming up in December of this year. Between 25-27 …

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PM Speaks at UN Sustainable Development Summit in New York

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The Prime Minister of Georgia today delivered a speech at a summit dedicated to sustainable development within the 70th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, United States (US). Irakli Garibashvili’s speech at the UN Sustainable Development Summit 2015 was one of his most important engagements within his nine-day …

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UN to Receive Wine-Making Qvevri From Georgia

A piece of Georgian culture and tradition is going on show at the United Nations Geneva office to mark the organisation’s 70th anniversary. In 2013, Georgia’s unique traditional method of fermenting wine in qvevri was registered on the Intangible Cultural Heritage list of United Nations educational, scientific and cultural organisation …

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Emma Watson Calls for Equality in Fashion Industry

A year after launching her gender equality #HeforShe movement, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson has issued an outspoken plea to end racism and sexism in the fashion industry. The British actress has brought her campaign together with Vogue magazine in a video entitled “Fashion on Gender Equality: A Conversation with Emma Watson”. …

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UN: There are 92.2 Men For Every 100 Women in Georgia

Overall, there are slightly more men than women in the world. According to United Nations estimates for 2015, there are 101.8 men for each 100 women, with the number of men rising gradually each year since 1960. But a map by the  Pew Research Center with the latest U.N. data clearly shows that men …

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