United Nations Secretary-General to visit Austria
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is coming on his last official overseas trip to Austria from 7 to 9 December. He will underscore the importance of the UN in Vienna's work on implementing the Sustainable Development Goals. He will visit a restaurant run by refugees and Austrians to highlight the Together: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All campaign which promotes diversity and inclusion. He will also attend an anti-corruption awards ceremony.
Remove barriers for People with Disabilities
More than one billion people, or about 15 per cent of the world's population, live with some form of disability. People with disabilities, generally have poorer health, lower education achievements, fewer economic opportunities and higher rates of poverty than those without disabilities. Evidence shows that when barriers are removed and people with disabilities are empowered to participate fully in life, the entire community benefits. More...
World AIDS Day
Fifteen million people are already accessing life-saving HIV treatment. New HIV infections have fallen by 35 per cent since 2000 and AIDS-related deaths have gone down by 42 per cent since the peak in 2004. The world is on the Fast-Track to end AIDS, but there is still a need for more investment, commitment and innovation. There is a short window of opportunity to do this, and end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Agenda. More...
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