• If all the children around the world were immunized with current vaccines, by 2020 we would save nearly 25 million lives. (cdc.gov)
  • This revision supersedes previous versions of World Fertility Data published by the United Nations. (un.org)
  • UNITED NATIONS A population clock at U.N. headquarters hit 6 billion Tuesday and started racing toward 7 billion as an anxious world pondered what the new millennium holds for an increasingly crowded planet. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The General Assembly decided, with effect from 2012, to observe World Down Syndrome Day on 21 March each year, and Invites all Member States, relevant organizations of the United Nations system and other international organizations, as well as civil society, including non-governmental organizations and the private sector, to observe World Down Syndrome Day in an appropriate manner, in order to raise public awareness of Down syndrome. (un.org)
  • Today marks the United Nations' World Water Day and offers a great reminder for Californians to think globally but act locally when it comes to conserving and protecting the state's water supplies, Apply Responsibly officials said. (prweb.com)
  • On World Refugee Day, we join the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and our international partners in commemorating the strength, courage, and resilience of millions of refugees worldwide who have been forced to flee their homes due to persecution and conflict. (state.gov)
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) was created in 1948 by member states of the United Nations (UN) as a specialized agency with a broad mandate for health. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Friday was World AIDS Day, an annual observance sponsored by the United Nations to measure progress in combating the global epidemic of HIV/AIDS. (voanews.com)
  • Watch a clip from the film 'World War Z.' United Nations employee Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt) traverses the world to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to destroy humanity itself. (wsj.com)
  • Established in 2002, Cat-World offers advice and information on all aspects of cat ownership such as. (facebook.com)
  • The follow-up to the launch of the ACHR Report on Genomics & World Health, released on April 30, 2002, was also discussed in detail with a focus on discussions of the Report at the governing bodies of WHO and also the implementation of the Report's recommendations. (who.int)
  • As the Supreme Court of measurement in an increasingly nano world, the agency is honing its level of precision to the atomic scale, an effort that is leading its staff of 3,200 - with a budget of $635.8 million in 2000 - to explore the very boundaries of the physical world. (wired.com)
  • The World Food Programme (WFP) works in Turkey to assist refugees, both those living in camps and those in host communities. (wfp.org)
  • Present in the country since 2008 , the World Food Programme (WFP) operates at all levels of Kyrgyz society - from the field level up to Government ministries - to ensure the voice and needs of vulnerable communities living in the remotest valleys is heard by decision makers. (wfp.org)
  • The third Melbourne HIV Exchange (mHIVE) World AIDS Day (WAD) symposium will bring together and celebrate the key roles of HIV-affected community members, clinicia ns and researchers and recognise how their partnership will ultimately work towards preventing, treating and curing HIV. (google.com)
  • This year's World AIDS Day theme "Accountability" reminds us again of our responsibility for making the right choices. (who.int)
  • In a rare show of unity, PepsiCo CEO Ramon Laguarta and Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey discussed how their companies are reducing plastic use in a World Economic Forum panel. (cnbc.com)
  • Around 270 private jets were flown into Switzerland by Davos participants between Sunday and Tuesday, according to the World Economic Forum. (cnbc.com)
  • Deutsche Bank, the embattled German lender, has found some support among leaders gathered at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos. (cnbc.com)
  • George Soros, a major Democratic donor and critic of President Donald Trump, was speaking at a private dinner at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. (cnbc.com)
  • Members of the audience during UN Headquarters' first official observance of World Down Syndrome Day (21 March 2012). (un.org)
  • However, almost all of the explicit content encountered by the commission in child-oriented virtual online worlds occurred when testers were registered as adults or teenagers, rather than as children under age 13. (edweek.org)
  • The report, which was directed by Congress in light of concerns about children's accessibility to inappropriate content in virtual worlds, recommends five steps for virtual-world operators to take in order to decrease the amount of explicit content encountered by children. (edweek.org)
  • In its position at the southern end of the African continent, South Africa is the gateway to the subcontinent, providing and maintaining ports and road, rail and telecommunication links between southern Africa and the rest of the world. (fao.org)
  • This anthology explores the role that art and material goods played in diplomatic relations and political exchanges between Asia, Africa, and Europe in the early modern world. (cambridge.org)
  • World Bank Tokyo Office has been relocated to the 14th floor from the 10th floor of Fukoku Seimei Building on Monday, November 26. (worldbank.org)
  • The 14th World Cup concluded the races at the Nad Al Sheba Racecourse with a record-breaking win with American Thoroughbred racehorse, Well Armed. (accorhotels.com)
  • The English word world comes from the Old English weorold (-uld), weorld, worold (-uld, -eld) , a compound of wer "man" and eld "age," which thus means roughly "Age of Man. (wikipedia.org)
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  • With more than 51,000 subscribers, Chemistry World magazine presents cutting-edge research, international business news, opinion pieces, new product applications, the latest job opportunities and analysis of government policy affecting the chemical sciences. (rsc.org)
  • Our readers access the magazine in print format, online , and on tablets and phones via the Chemistry World app. (rsc.org)
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  • In 2014 we found that 32.7% of readers surveyed were regularly sharing their copy of Chemistry World , sometimes with as many as five people, giving us an estimated total readership of 83,338. (rsc.org)
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  • Whether you're looking to recruit experienced and highly qualified professionals or some of the brightest young graduates starting out in the chemical sciences, Chemistry World Jobs is your platform for job advertisements, internships, courses and training. (rsc.org)
  • We had so many strong candidates we decided to recruit two chemists, both of whom came from Chemistry World Jobs. (rsc.org)
  • The Fifty-eighth World Health Assembly in May 2005 requested Member States to reaffirm the MDGs as critical for health development, and to develop nationally relevant "roadmaps" that incorporate the actions as a guide to accelerating progress towards achieving health-related MDGs. (who.int)
  • WHO operations are carried out by three distinct components: the World Health Assembly, the executive board, and the secretariat. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The World Health Assembly is the supreme decision-making body, and it meets annually, with participation of ministers of health from its 191 member nations. (encyclopedia.com)
  • AMSTERDAM (AP) - World stock markets rose Tuesday as investors applauded China's pledge to stick to growth targets for its economy, the world's second largest. (yahoo.com)
  • This course will provide students with an historical overview of the development of Chinese foreign and security policy, the theoretical concepts used for analysing the making of Chinese foreign policy, and an up-to-date consideration of China's evolving relations around the world. (lse.ac.uk)
  • The course also examines China's foreign policy in terms of alternative world orders. (lse.ac.uk)
  • 1. China's Grain Policy and World Jikun Huang Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy Chinese Academy of Sciences Presented at Borlaug Summit on Wheat for Food Security, March 25-28, 2014 in Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, México. (slideshare.net)
  • If the dynamics of China's economy will continue, what will be implications for grain and food security in China and world? (slideshare.net)
  • Held once every four years, the IUCN World Conservation Congress brings together several thousand leaders and decision-makers from government, civil society, indigenous peoples, business, and academia, with the goal of conserving the environment and harnessing the solutions nature offers to global challenges. (iucn.org)
  • BEIJING (AP) - China and the World Health Organization are discussing plans to trace the origin of the coronavirus outbreak following a visit to the country by two experts from the U.N. agency, the foreign ministry said Tuesday. (ap.org)
  • GENEVA (AP) - The World Health Organization said Monday an advance team looking into the origins of the COVID-19 outbreak has concluded its mission in China, and the U.N. health agency is preparing the deployment of a larger group of experts to the suspected outbreak zone. (ap.org)
  • World Water Day is held annually on March 22 as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources, according to the UN division of Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. (prweb.com)
  • Please visit https://wms.wayland.k12.ma.us/academics/world_languages_department for answers to frequently asked questions or contact Klara Sands, World Languages Curriculum Leader, at the Middle School at [email protected] . (google.com)
  • The Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage was adopted at the 17th session of the General Conference of UNESCO on November 16, 1972, and it came into force on December 17, 1975. (greenpeace.org)
  • Since 1975, the United States has accepted more than 3.3 million refugees for permanent resettlement - more than any other country in the world. (state.gov)
  • World ' can also be used attributively, to mean 'global', 'relating to the whole world', forming usages such as world community or world canonical texts. (wikipedia.org)
  • This overview highlights segments of the World Drug Report which may be of particular interest to the international media community and encourages readers to refer directly to the actual Report. (un.org)
  • The Mental Health Council of Australia has described Mentalympians as 'a world first new community media initiative' and a 'creative approach to promoting awareness of recovery. (prnewswire.com)
  • While water issues may be as diverse as the world's cultures, one common theme Californians share with the world community is the need to conserve and protect water supplies," said Ann Orth, chair of the Urban Pyrethroid Stewardship, an industry alliance that created the Apply Responsibly program. (prweb.com)
  • In terms such as world religion , world language , world government , and world war , world suggests international or intercontinental scope without necessarily implying participation of the entire world. (wikipedia.org)
  • The winner of Vietnam's Next Top Model from cycle 1 onwards will have a spread and be on the cover of Her World Vietnam and will be supported by Her World International. (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite the positive implications which the increase in world trade has for prosperity and efficiency, sustained growth in international trade can complicate efforts to control the illicit drug problem. (un.org)
  • The World Nuclear University (WNU) is a global partnership committed to enhancing international education and leadership in the peaceful applications of nuclear science and technology. (iaea.org)
  • The US builds the world s most technologically advanced warships but remains non-competitive in the large commercial vessel international market. (globalsecurity.org)
  • With international borders including Iraq and Syria, Turkey has had a greater influx of people fleeing conflict than any other country in the world. (wfp.org)
  • Dubai began to gain international recognition and created a prominent position in the world of horseracing after hosting the inaugural Dubai International Jockey's Challenge, introducing senior riders from four continents. (accorhotels.com)
  • Practical and curious about the world, BU students feel that knowing Arabic will give them a career edge in such fields as diplomacy, intelligence, business, engineering, international development, and academia. (bu.edu)
  • International regulators have finally agreed on a standard that will let mobile phone users make and receive calls from anywhere in the world. (wired.com)
  • On Thursday, the International Telecommunication Union said it will combine technologies from the biggest players in the wireless industry into a single global standard that will let mobile phones work anywhere in the world. (wired.com)
  • At KDMA World School, we aim to empower our students to grow as individuals possessing strong, open, and discerning minds with an international perspective. (google.com)
  • Learn more about the world with our collection of regional and country maps. (infoplease.com)
  • Turkey is an upper middle-income country with an economy ranked as the18th largest in the world. (wfp.org)
  • Harper reminded the country that such incidences "are a grim reminder that Canada is not immune to the types of terrorist attacks we have seen elsewhere around the world. (rt.com)
  • The Committee was also briefed on the plans for a World Health Research Summit in Mexico in 2004, an event planned to coincide with the launch of WHR 2004. (who.int)
  • Then pull up a chair and get ready for a deep tissue rub down and Espoo mud pack, we're coming at you live from Nokia World 2010 in London, ready to bring you anything that Nokia chooses to dish up with the launch of its Symbian^3 OS. (engadget.com)
  • Craft The World is a unique sandbox strategy game, the mix of Dungeon Keeper, Terraria and Dwarf Fortress.Explore a random generated world populated by dangerous creatures, build a dwarf fortress, gather resources, and craft all the items, weapons, and armor you need. (steampowered.com)
  • The world of work describes paid work and the pursuit of a career , in all its social aspects, to distinguish it from home life and academic study. (wikipedia.org)
  • The traditional interpretation of Parmenides' work is that he argued that the everyday perception of reality of the physical world (as described in doxa) is mistaken, and that the reality of the world is 'One Being' (as described in aletheia): an unchanging, ungenerated, indestructible whole. (wikipedia.org)
  • The World as Will and Representation is the central work of Arthur Schopenhauer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Taking a break from work seems to have done her a world of good. (wiktionary.org)
  • Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program provides support to Japanese young professionals aiming to work in development. (worldbank.org)
  • Many engineers and scientists have knowledge that is deep but not broad, so they may be unaware of how their work can apply to and affect the real world, especially in resource-poor settings. (hhmi.org)
  • Phillips, like the other researchers gathered with us in this room, has bypassed the corporate and academic worlds to work here in the Gaithersburg, Maryland, headquarters of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, aka NIST. (wired.com)
  • The whole world has been talking about carbon credits, carbon trading and emissions targets. (slideshare.net)
  • Given the internationalization of everything we do these days, leading schools will be thinking more and more about what's going on in the whole world. (hhmi.org)
  • If you could recommend only one place in the whole world to visit, what would that be? (nationalgeographic.com)
  • We provide medical monitoring and treatment for emergency responders, recovery and cleanup workers, and volunteers who helped at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and the crash site near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. (cdc.gov)
  • A UNESCO World Heritage site, this five-mile-long underground river lies beneath a limestone karst mountain on the island of Palawa, connecting the Cabayugan River's flow to the South China Sea. (cnn.com)
  • Both said they will support a single world standard based on Qualcomm's CDMA, or code division multiple access technology. (wired.com)
  • Bioengineer dinosaurs that think, feel and react intelligently to the world around them and face threats posed by espionage, breakouts and devastating tropical storms in an uncertain world where life always finds a way. (steampowered.com)
  • A map of world shorelines and national borders under the Robinson projection . (wikipedia.org)
  • Through our partnerships we will continue to prevent unnecessary death and illness around the world due to life-threatening vaccine-preventable diseases, while protecting Americans here and abroad from diseases that know no borders. (cdc.gov)
  • The World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program offers high-quality, compassionate healthcare to those directly affected by the September 11th terrorist attacks. (cdc.gov)
  • The annual Dubai World Cup has been running in Meydan since 2010 and offers prizes starting from $10 million, thus making it the richest horse race the world has ever seen. (accorhotels.com)
  • The Arabic Program at Boston University offers courses in Modern Standard Arabic from the beginning sequence (LY111-LY303) up to advanced courses that use a vast array of authentic sources from the Arab world (novels and poems, films, songs, blogs, advertisements, etc. (bu.edu)
  • Set right in the heart of sparkling Sydney, ibis Sydney World Square offers guests access to the best of the city's attractions, restaurants, shops and bars. (accorhotels.com)
  • The 7th World Water Forum on the theme of "Water for Our Future" took place from 12 to 17 April 2015 in Daegu and Gyeongbuk, Republic of Korea. (oecd.org)
  • A total of 62 race meetings will take place across the UAE, leading up to the Dubai World Cup on the 25th of March. (accorhotels.com)
  • Place yourself at the heart of the Jurassic franchise and build your own Jurassic World. (steampowered.com)
  • Why, out of every place in the world, do you choose to make your home there? (nationalgeographic.com)
  • LTM: Is there a place in the world that draws you back again and again as a photographer? (nationalgeographic.com)
  • The roof ot the national stadium in Warsaw remained open on Tuesday as heavy rain put pay to any hopes of England's World Cup qualifier against Poland taking place at the first time of asking. (cnn.com)