Islamabad, 10 December 2018: Students at the COMSATS University in Islamabad observed the Human Rights Day with thematic messages of peace, tolerance, harmony, co-existence and respect for human rights.
The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his video message highlighted that human rights are universal and eternal and called on all the people to stand up for human rights — for everyone, everywhere. Continue reading
Flashback through historical pictures.
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See the highlights of the United Nations Day event, at the Arts and Media Department of the Foundation University (Rawalpindi Campus) that took place on 25 October 2018.
During the event UNIC Director had a wonderful interaction with students and University representatives, he also visited the Media Department’s TV, radio and media production studios.
“Scholarship does good. Students deliver goods. Nowhere has this combination worked more effectively, indeed dramatically, than in university engagement with the SDGs.”
– Ramu Damodaran, Chief of UNAI
United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) launched the SDG Hubs: an initiative that brings together 17 UNAI members, each devoted to promoting one of the SDGs. These institutions have been designated for three-year renewable terms and will serve as resources for best practices for the UNAI network.
For SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth – Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (Quetta) has been designated as SDG Hub.
Read more: https://bit.ly/2AhvGuk
Read full message:
By 2050, 70% of the global population will live in cities.
Today’s world #CitiesDay aims to raise awareness about the importance of building sustainabale and resilient cities to achieve the #globalgoals
Read UN Secretary-General message on the day: https://bit.ly/2PBIILG
Ms. Asma Jahangir (1952-2018) – human rights lawyer from Pakistan (posthumously) has been awarded ‘2018 United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights’
For three decades, she defended the rights of women, children, religious minorities and the poor.
UN is proud to recognize the contributions made by her to promote & protect human rights.
More info : https://bit.ly/2ReMZSj
📢 The Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences in Pakistan has been named the SDG Hub for SDG Goal 8 by United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) as it announces its inaugural class of SDG Hubs : More : https://bit.ly/2PeZPmi
The United Nations Information Centre in Pakistan congratulates “The Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences” on this impressive achievement and is looking forward to successful future cooperation.
United Nations Day marks the birthday of our founding Charter – the landmark document that embodies the hopes, dreams and aspirations of “we the peoples”.
Every day, the women and men of the United Nations work to give practical meaning to that Charter.
Despite the odds and the obstacles, we never give up.
Extreme poverty is being reduced but we see inequality growing.
Yet we don’t give up because we know by reducing inequality we increase hope and opportunity and peace around the world.
Climate change is moving faster than we are, but we don’t give up because we know that climate action is the only path.
Human rights are being violated in so many places. But we don’t give up because we know respect for human rights and human dignity is a basic condition for peace.
Conflicts are multiplying – people are suffering. But we don’t give up because we know every man, woman and child deserves a life of peace.
On United Nations Day, let us reaffirm our commitment.
To repair broken trust.
To heal our planet.
To leave no one behind.
To uphold dignity for one and all, as united nations.
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