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IWDA | International Day of the Girl Child

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In the cause of Peace: Honouring 60 years of UN Peacekeeping

United Nations, January 2009 (English Video): UN peacekeeping has been developed to help countries torn by conflict create conditions for lasting peace since...
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Moving Windmills Project

Moving Windmills Project | Global health and human development in Victoria | Scoop.it
The official website for William Kamkwamba's Malawi windmill and other development projects and documentary film.
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Role of the Security Council. United Nations Peacekeeping

Role of the Security Council. United Nations Peacekeeping | Global health and human development in Victoria | Scoop.it
The Role of the Security Council and how it relates to UN Peacekeeping.
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United Nations Peacekeeping

United Nations Peacekeeping | Global health and human development in Victoria | Scoop.it
The official United Nations Website for Peacekeeping contains information on our operations around the world. It explains what peacekeeping is, as well as the key issues we deal with.
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UN Millennium Project | Goals, targets & indicators

The internationally agreed framework of 8 goals and 18 targets was complemented by 48 technical indicators to measure progress towards the Millennium Development Goals. These indicators have since been adopted by a consensus of experts from the United Nations, IMF, OECD and the World Bank.

Each indicator below is linked to millennium data series as well as to background series related to the target in question.

For a description of the monitoring process, see About the Millennium Development Goals.

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Malaria 2012 : Saving Lives in the Asia-Pacific | Welcome

Malaria 2012 : Saving Lives in the Asia-Pacific | Welcome | Global health and human development in Victoria | Scoop.it
Malaria 2012, Saving Lives, Asia-Pacific, InterContinental Hotel, Sydney, Australia, Malaria 2012 : Saving Lives in the Asia-Pacific, Welcome...
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UN News - UN chief hails progress in scaling up maternal and child nutrition worldwide

UN News - UN chief hails progress in scaling up maternal and child nutrition worldwide | Global health and human development in Victoria | Scoop.it
High-level political and private sector officials today met in New York to fight childhood and maternal under-nutrition with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon praising the progress made so far, while stressing the importance of continuing to boost...
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CDC - Home - Global HIV/AIDS

CDC - Home - Global HIV/AIDS | Global health and human development in Victoria | Scoop.it
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PMI: Home

PMI: Home | Global health and human development in Victoria | Scoop.it
Launched in 2005,the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) aims to reduce suffering and death due to malaria in Africa and challenges other donor countries, private foundations, and corporations to support the fight against malaria.
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CARE Australia "Breathe" TVC

A new television commercial from CARE Australia. Research shows that when women are given the opportunity, they will transfer improvements in their lives to ...
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Walk In Her Shoes - CARE Australia

Walk In Her Shoes - CARE Australia | Global health and human development in Victoria | Scoop.it
CARE Australia is one of Australia's leading humanitarian aid agencies, providing emergency relief and development assistance to millions in need throughout the third world.

 

Join CAREs Walk In Her Shoes challenge and every step can empower women and girls to lift themselves out of poverty.
Money raised will provide community gardens and clean water close to homes and help women and girls spend more time in school and earning an income.

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UNFPA Online Video Channel

UNFPA Online Video Channel | Global health and human development in Victoria | Scoop.it
UNFPA Online Video Channel is a library of videos from around the world, illustrating the work of the United Nations Population Fund as it addresses the challenges related to population issues, reproductive health and gender equality in a...
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UNICEF - UNICEF Home

UNICEF - UNICEF Home | Global health and human development in Victoria | Scoop.it
The United Nations Children's Fund - UNICEF - works for children's rights, their survival, development and protection, guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
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Courage for Peace

Jean-Marie Guéhenno, former Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, explains the history of UN Peacekeeping and its current work.
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WHO | World Health Organization

WHO | World Health Organization | Global health and human development in Victoria | Scoop.it

17 October 2012 -- An estimated 20 million people are alive today as a direct result of tuberculosis (TB) care and control, according to the WHO Global tuberculosis report 2012. In the space of 17 years, 51 million people have been successfully treated and cared for according to WHO recommendations.

Read the press release on TB care and control
Read the feature story on Cambodia’s success in TB control

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What is peacekeeping? United Nations Peacekeeping

What is peacekeeping? United Nations Peacekeeping | Global health and human development in Victoria | Scoop.it
An explanation of what UN Peacekeeping is. The history and reform of UN Peacekeeping. In addition the role of the security council and the general assembly, as well as an information on how a new operation is formed, and Peacekeepers day.
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International Day of Peace, 21 September 2012

International Day of Peace, 21 September 2012 | Global health and human development in Victoria | Scoop.it
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FAO and the Eight Millennium Development Goals

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UN News - Ensuring access to water for agriculture vital for sustainable future – UN

UN News - Ensuring access to water for agriculture vital for sustainable future – UN | Global health and human development in Victoria | Scoop.it
Ensuring universal access to water and using it wisely in agriculture is essential to end famine, drought and political instability, United Nations officials stressed today, adding that countries must strive to provide this vital source to all...
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CDC - Malaria

CDC - Malaria | Global health and human development in Victoria | Scoop.it
Malaria diagnosis and treatment and prevention, including transmission, antimalarial prophylaxis, malaria map, malaria hotline re: travelers and VFRs.
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CDC - Global Health

CDC - Global Health | Global health and human development in Victoria | Scoop.it
CDC’s Center for Global Health integrates and leverages the resources and strengths of the agency to address HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria and parasitic diseases, global outbreaks of infectious disease, emergency and refugee health, non-communicable...
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Walk In Her Shoes with Presentation College

As part of the Walk In Her Shoes campaign, 120 students from Presentation College in Melbourne walked more than 8,000 steps to raise funds and support women ...
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Get involved - CARE at your school - CARE Australia

Get involved - CARE at your school - CARE Australia | Global health and human development in Victoria | Scoop.it
Invite a CARE speaker to your school and give your students the opportunity to hear about the challenges and solutions to global poverty from someone with practical experience.

 

Resource for teachers – Global Poverty: Teacher’s Toolkit
CARE Australia’s Global Poverty: Teacher’s Toolkit is a resource to help you teach your students about poverty, inclusive of case studies and lesson activities.

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One Just World - Empower a Girl, Change the World

One Just World - Empower a Girl, Change the World | Global health and human development in Victoria | Scoop.it
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