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Climate change has not only become an integral part of politics and news reporting, but also a topic of academic research. With anxiety rising it should not come as a surprise that it is a matter of concern for psychologists. In the Nordic countries there are already several climate psychology centres, but their focus is not exclusively on […]
Belgian Olympic Sailor Emma Plasschaert has spent much of her life out in the ocean, witnessing first-hand the impact of plastic waste pollution in our seas. Born in Ostend, a coastal city in Belgium, 27-year-old Emma grew up with the North Sea on her doorstep. She has competed and trained in seas across the world, The post Belgian Olympic Sailor […]
A specialist in virology and immunology , Dr. Océane Sorel has joined the United Nations’ “Team Halo”, which brings together doctors, scientists, researchers, all volunteers, committed to the fight against misinformation on social media. Since February 2021, Océane devotes part of her time to popularizing science on her Instagram […]
monthly issue of the UNRIC Info Point & Library Newsletter featuring new UN websites and publications, with a special focus on COVID-19 information The post UNRIC Info Point & Library Newsletter – September 2021 appeared first on United Nations Western Europe.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres is calling for a renewal of the social contract to rebuild trust and social cohesion in recommendations made to Member States of the United Nations. Tackling the “infodemic” of misinformation, addressing tax evasion, achieving social protection coverage, and reforming how GDP is measured are […]