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Leadership to spearhead sustainable energy efforts

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UN announces new partnership and leadership to spearhead sustainable energy efforts

Source:UN News.

16 September 2015 – A firm foundation to ensure affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all has been built but a solid long-term institutional arrangement is needed, the United Nations Secretary-General said today, as he announced the creation of an international not-for-profit organization to spearhead renewable energy efforts.

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Denis De Rougemont : The Future Is Within Us

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Denis De Rougemont (1906-1985): The Future Is Within Us

BIOGRAPHIES, 7 September 2015

René Wadlow –

Self-government will be, first of all, the art of getting people to meddle in things which concern them. It will soon call for the skill of challenging once again, decisions which concern them, and which have been taken without them…Self-government specifically consists in finding one’s own way along uncharted paths. — Denis de Rougemont

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Ban calls on people everywhere to act charitably

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On International Day, Ban calls on people everywhere to act charitably in the face of human suffering
Source:UN News.

5 September 2015 – On the International Day of Charity, marked annually on 5 September, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling on people everywhere to volunteer and act charitably in the face of human suffering.

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Universal access to services and social protection

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Universal access to services and social protection
Shobha Shukla, Citizen News Service - CNS

So said Dr Mario Raviglione, Director of the World Health Organization (WHO)'s Global Tuberculosis Programme, in an interview given to Citizen News Service (CNS) at the ongoing 5th Asia Pacific Region Conference on Lung Health of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union). TB is indeed the top infectious disease killer!

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