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  • United Nations
  • On 28 July 2010, through Resolution 64/292 , the United Nations General Assembly explicitly recognized the human right to water and sanitation and acknowledged that clean drinking water and sanitation are essential to the realisation of all human rights. (un.org)
  • sovereignty
  • Donald Trump Is Going to Try a Tricky Balancing Act at the United Nations Trump wants to mount a defense of American sovereignty to please his base while selling allies on shared sacrifice. (nymag.com)
  • Of particular importance was his fourteenth point, which called for the establishment of an organization that would protect the independence and sovereignty of all nations. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Thailand
  • This year's International Women's Day will be commemorated by the United Nations system in Thailand in two parts, namely: (1) a commemorative ceremony on 8 March (2) a special substantive session featuring a panel presentation on 25 March. (unescap.org)
  • The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in partnership with Green Technology Center Korea, organized "Regional Dialogue on Technology Facilitation" on 18 May 2014, as an associated event of the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) in Pattaya, Thailand. (unescap.org)
  • 2002. Thailand: United Nations Environment Programme Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific (UNEP RRC.AP), 9th August. (un.org)
  • year
  • High maternal death rate shames America among developed nations 700 die each year in childbirth, many needlessly. (usatoday.com)
  • About 700 mothers in America die each year in childbirth , many of them needlessly - a maternal death rate far higher than that of other developed nations , including Canada, France, Germany, Japan and the United Kingdom. (usatoday.com)
  • among
  • During World War I a growing number of political leaders, including Lord Robert Cecil in Britain, Jan Christian Smuts in South Africa , and the former U.S. president William Howard Taft , pointed to the need for an international organization that would facilitate greater security and cooperation among nations. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In a more general way the League of Nations was grounded in the rise and fall of the practice of consultation among the European powers, which was increasingly formalized as the Concert of Europe after 1815. (encyclopedia.com)
  • name
  • The name of this organization is generally traced to the 1908 book La Société des Nations by the influential French peace negotiator Leon Bourgeois. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The U.S. president Woodrow Wilson , whose name would become most closely associated with the League of Nations, had also repeatedly proposed such an organization. (encyclopedia.com)
  • terms
  • Earl B. Hunt writes that economists traditionally view differences in wealth between nations in terms of human capital , which is a general term for the abilities of the workforce. (wikipedia.org)
  • held
  • Both events will be held in the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) in Bangkok. (unescap.org)
  • Nikki Haley Says Iran Is Violating U.N. Rules and These Missile Parts Prove It The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations held a press conference with "indisputable" proof of Iran's violations. (nymag.com)
  • Education
  • They also created an estimate of "quality of human conditions" for each nation based on gross national product per capita, adult literacy rate, fraction of the population to enroll in secondary education , life expectancy , and rate of democratization. (wikipedia.org)
  • provide guidance on the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Strategic Plan. (google.com)
  • Friends
  • Join the Friends of the United Nations English Club , a free-to-join group that provides opportunities for advanced-level English learners to interact with native speakers - while also exploring New York. (un.org)
  • Resolution
  • U.N. Condemns Trump's Jerusalem Decision Despite Threats From U.S. The Trump administration has threatened to retaliate against nations that voted for the resolution. (nymag.com)
  • international
  • United Nations, Bangkok, 8 March 2012 - On 8 March, the United Nations observes International Women's Day. (unescap.org)
  • Wilson's concern to set up an international organization to secure and maintain peace between nation-states was laid out in a number of speeches and public addresses before and after the United States entered World War I in April 1917. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Despite the influence of the Concert of Europe, a more immediate and equally important catalyst for the League of Nations was World War I. The war stimulated a general dissatisfaction with the management of inter-state relations and encouraged growing interest in a new international system of collective security. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Comments by Argentine officials this week disparaging Brazil's attempts to exert more international influence touched off a flurry of speculation that relations between the two nations were in a nosedive. (latimes.com)
  • help
  • Struggling to contain forest and savanna fires ravaging the northern Amazon region, Brazil has accepted an offer of help from the United Nations, officials said Tuesday. (latimes.com)
  • death
  • No doubt influenced by the death of her husband, Carrie Nation developed a passionate activism towards alcohol. (wikipedia.org)
  • countries
  • In a 2010 paper, Lynn updated his estimates of national IQs from IQ and Global Inequality , and presented new estimated national IQs for 25 countries which had previously only been estimated from neighboring nations. (wikipedia.org)
  • participate
  • U.N. Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Approved by Nations That Don't Have Nukes The nine nations that possess nuclear weapons did not participate in the treaty negotiations. (nymag.com)