Despite the fact that water is one of our most basic needs in 2016 1 in 10 people do not have access to clean drinking water. Water sanitation is such an important issue for human health and as our water use is going to be increasing massively by 2050 it is important that we conserve… Read More Water & Forests
So somebody at the UN is not so good at scheduling and there are 5 Days being celebrated today. The 21 st of March is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, World Poetry Day, the International Day of Nowruz, World Down Syndrome Day and the International Day of Forests Poetry is a really awesome means of expression and… Read More 5 Days For The Price of 1
Today is the International Day of Happiness a day all about being happy! It is also a day which recognises how important happiness and well-being are. The UN is committed to promoting well-being through its Sustainable Development Goals. The member states have also agreed to make happiness a bigger priority. Hopefully, this means we will all… Read More International Day of Happiness 😀
Today is the second best day in the year for women (Galentines day being number 1 of course) it’s International Women’s day! To support International women’s day and the aim of Planet 50-50 by 2030 you can #PledgeForParity. Pledge to take action because 117 years is too long to wait for equality. 117 years… Read More International Women’s Day
World Wildlife Day; another day that calls for some wise words from the Dr. because the future of Wildlife is in our hands and “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” There are so many amazing animals that are endangered and we can be the… Read More Where The Wild Things Aren’t
In a world where there seem to be so many reasons to discriminate and hate I hope for change. I hope not for tolerance but for acceptance. Then lets go one step further than that and not just accept our differences but embrace them, because it is our differences that make us interesting. If it… Read More Zero Discrimination Day
Kia Ora, kei te pehea koe? Ko Pirongia tōku Maunga, ko Waikato te awa, ko Tainui te waka, ko Caitlin tōku ingoa. Tere, minu nimi on Caitlin ma olen Uus-Meremaa. Kuidas läheb? Hola ¿cómo estás? Ayer fue el Día Internacional de la Lengua Materna. Lo has celebrado? Cuál es tu lengu materna? Yesterday was International Mother Language Day a… Read More Kia Ora, Hola and Hello!
It was a busy weekend on the United Nation’s calendar, with World Social Justice Day on Saturday the 20th of Feb followed by International Mother Language Day on Sunday. I was away at the beach this weekend making the most of the sun and catching up with family so I’m catching up with posts about these… Read More World Social Justice day
I usually think of radio as just something to help pass the monotony of a long day at work,, or being stuck in traffic. But, today the 13th of February is World Radio Day, a day which has reminded me that radio is so much more than shock jockeys and annoying commercials. Radio can save… Read More World Radio Day and a Rockin’ Boat
Girls! (And women in science) Today is the first International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Lets celebrate this day by encouraging and supporting girls to pursue their interests in science. Science is great, who isn’t interested in stars, dinosaurs, experiments, and finding the answers to all of life’s questions? Why does orange juice… Read More Who Run The World?