Thursday is World Down Syndrome Day which calls for creating conditions of empowerment that allow meaningful participation of persons with Down syndrome. Accord...ing to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, "Working together, we can help build an equitable, just and inclusive world that celebrates diversity, is free of discrimination and provides equal opportunities for all."
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Norway, Australia and the United States lead this year’s Human Development Index (HDI) rankings, the annual United Nations Development Programme - UNDP measure ...of progress in human well-being, while Niger, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Mozambique are at the bottom.
Download the full Human Development Report 2013 “Rise of the South” with country ranking here: http://on.undp.org/iW6U1
Plant a tree on Thursday, International Day of Forests, and share your photo here: http://bit.ly/YZXaXo
More information about forests: http://j.mp/ZT4lmL
March 21 is World Poetry Day. Share with us the poems you love, right here on Facebook. We’ll add them to our Giant Poem, being written at UNESCO World Heritage... site, Aranjuez (Spain). We’ll photograph your contribution & display it on our gallery. What special poem has made you think deeply about issues important to you? Or, if you’re feeling poetic, share a poem that you have written yourself!