New 2015 World Population Report released
A new UN report projects the world's population to reach 8.5 billion by 2030 and more than 11 billion by the end of this century. While Europe's population continues to age with more than a third of Europeans expected to be over 60 years old in 2050, Nigeria is growing most rapidly and India is expected to overtake China as the most populous country in the next 7 years. Find out more...
New exhibition: My planet from Space
Some spectacular images of earth from space are on show at the exhibition: "My Planet from Space: Fragility and Beauty". Through satellite images and videos, it takes visitors on a journey to some of the most beautiful and remote places on Earth to show the fragility of our planet and the challenges posed by climate change. Find out more:
Fight 'people for profit crime'
"Around the world, criminals are selling people for profit. Vulnerable women and girls form the majority of human trafficking victims, including those driven into degrading sexual exploitation," says the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message for World Trafficking Day (30 July). Read more...
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