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People and planet need green solutions. UN Environment is looking for young people from every corner of the globe to step up and invent the future.
The UN Democracy Fund’s annual call for project proposals is open until 18 January 2019 at https://www.un.org/…/www.un.or…/files/uu40_december_2018.pdf
The UN Democracy Fund (UNDEF) supports two-year projects that empower civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. The large majority of UNDEF funds go to local civil society organizations.
Over the past 12 years, UNDEF has supported more than 780 projects in over 120 countries at a total amount of almost US$190 million. UNDEF provides grants of up to US$300,000 per project.
UNDEF invites project proposals covering one or more of eight main areas:
- Gender equality
- Community activism
- Rule of law and human rights
- Youth engagement
- Strengthening civil society interaction with Government
- Media and freedom of information
- Tools for knowledge
- Electoral processes
Project proposals may be submitted online, in English or French, at https://www.un.org/democracyfund.
Guidelines, FAQs and lessons learned can be found at https://www.un.org/democracyf…/…/call-project-proposals-open.
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.