No bees no life
Bees are vital for the survival of all life on the planet. They provide one of the most recognizable ecosystem services - pollination - but they are increasingly endangered. On the initiative of Slovenia, the General Assembly designated 20 May as World Bee Day to raise awareness of the importance of preserving bees and other pollinators. More...
All people born free and equal in rights
The signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) on 10 December 1948 was a watershed moment for all humanity: for the very first time, fundamental human rights such as the right to life, education and freedom of movement, were universally recognized and protected. In the 70 years since its signing the UDHR has become the most widely translated document in the entire world. See them all here:
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