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MiniMUN 2017

The first day of the MiniMUN conference started with the delegates getting to know each other by participating in a mock session on the topic of “who should pay on the first date” in order to lighten the mood. Once the time has come for the first committee session to start, the delegates adopted a […]

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Human rights are the bare minimum everybody deserves

The history of human rights is a story of continuous work and ethical dilemmas that ultimately strive to create the for each human to have fair chances and opportunities to be their best. Human rights are a necessity, but also a dilemma. They result in laws that protect those unable to protect themselves, like children, […]

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International Anti-Corruption Day

It is very hard to talk about corruption, because its implications are felt in every aspect of our lives. And no matter how objective I try to be, those feelings cannot be separated and perhaps should not be separated. They can be used to underline the reason why corruption is such a terrible and negative […]

1. Goodwill Ambassador and actress Nicole Kidman presents a book full of signatures supporting the goal of United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)

UN Women Goodwill Ambassadors– A short history of kindness

The UN values and heritage “Today, as globalization brings us all closer together and our lives are affected almost instantly by things that people say and do on the far side of the world, we can do so only if we have global values to bind us together. Just three years ago, in the Millennium […]

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AIDS is one of the most terrible illnesses ever to exist

Aids is one of the most terrible illnesses ever to exist. At the most basic of its forms it is a virus that merely shuts down the immune system, but the implications are terrifying. The host wastes away after being hit with the simplest o colds, a terrible fate to them and their loved ones. […]

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The Plight of the Rohingya

The Rohingya are a Muslim-majority ethnic group located in a region of Myanmar called Rakhine State, where they have been living for centuries. Until recently, it was estimated that about 1.1 million Rohingya resided in the Buddhist-majority country. But, only in the last few months, about 624,000 of them have crossed the border into neighbouring […]

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Why climate change became one of the most important issues for women in developing countries

Without a doubt, climate change has obvious, intricate effects on people around the world. But some are more affected than others, and there is no better example than a comparison between an industrialized nation and a developing one. And while we make this comparison, it’s important to mention that we are not talking about a […]

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Why is tolerance a key component of our world in the 21st century?

To fully grasp the importance of tolerance as a fundamental duty, we must dive further into its historic background.  International Day for Tolerance is celebrated annually on November 16, marking the 1995 adoption of the Declaration of Principles on Tolerance by UNESCO Member States that among other things, affirmed that tolerance is neither an indulgence […]

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Modern epidemics-Diabetes

Diabetes is a terrible disease that threatens the life of millions world wide. It is difficult to deal with both for the patient and the family. But hopefully shedding some knowledge upon it will make it more understandable. Diabetes is a chronic disease, which means that sadly it can never be healed. But, hopefully it […]

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The effects of the anti-socialist protests in Venezuela

After 100 days of ceaseless protests regarding the socialist government of Nicolás Maduro, the President of Venezuela and successor of Hugo Chavez, there were exactly 91 deaths, over 1.500 people were injured and hundreds arrested until the 10th of July 2017. “Venezuela faces significant instability in the coming year; continued political uncertainty; and a worsening economic […]

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