The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has organized a workshop on “The role of women in the development of OIC member states”, in collaboration with the Statistical, Economic, Social Research and Training Center for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), a subsidiary organ of OIC, on October 3-4 at SESRIC headquarters in Ankara, Turkey.

Science will be essential to reach many of the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and, thus, to ensure a sustainable future.

 On the second annual International Day of Sport for Development and Peace today, top United Nations officials stressed the important role that sport can play in achieving sustainable progress and change.

Iranian distinguished biotechnology researcher Professor Nasrin Moazami was appointed as a member of the scientific board of the International Basic Sciences Programme (IBSP) affiliated to United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

India can play a major role in addressing global challenges such as poverty, displacement, terrorism and climate change, said United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today as he addressed the Indian Council of World Affairs, calling on the country to drive peace, champion human rights and lead on sustainable development.

The fifth edition of an international forum on “woman’s role in development of the OIC member states” will be held on October 20 in the Republic of Azerbaijan.

United Nations officials today highlighted the important role played by the initiative known as the Alliance of Civilizations in building bridges to peace, especially amid the current instability in many parts of the world, as they kicked off a global forum in Bali, Indonesia.

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Developmen

The World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development is a United Nations-sanctioned international holiday for the promotion of diversity issues. 

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) in partnership with UNESCO and a wide coalition of partners from corporations to civil society is launching the world campaign “Do One Thing for Diversity and Inclusion”, aimed at engaging people around the world to Do One Thing to support Cultural Diversity and Inclusion.

Lagos State Governor

Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola (SAN) on Saturday chaired the closing ceremony of the 28th National Quranic Recitation program in Jigawa State, reiterating that the Holy Quran is about a message of peace and development.


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