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UN's Peace University honours Indian Vice President for contribution to the 'Rule of Law, democracy and sustainable development in India'

Dr. Lalit Kishore

UN's University of Peace honours Indian Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu for his contribution 'to the Rule of Law, democracy and sustainable development in India' by conferring the degree of 'Doctor of Philosophy' (Doctor Honoris Causa) from the Dean of the University in the Costa Rican capital of San Jose. He is the first Indian to be honoured by this university, said an official release.

Economic justice, line of wealth approach and development

Zulfiqar Shah

The changes in the modern economy in the post twentieth century scientific advancements have changed the relations around the mode of production. This has caused an uneven economic development in the society and economy causing broader accumulation of wealth that results in enhanced gap between poor and rich, which even cannot be balanced or undone through re-distribution of the wealth by the existing economic systems in the countries.

International women's day: Messages from various UN agencies

Dr. Lalit Kishore

On the occasion of the International Women's Day being celebrated on March 8 with the theme "Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change", the UN Chief Antonio Guterres; Executive Director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka; and Director-General of UNESCO Audrey Azoulay have release their messages urging the world community to ensure gender equity and celebrate women's contributions to digital space.

Value women's ideas and experiences to influence design and implementation of innovations to shape future societies: UN on International Women's Day

Dr. Lalit Kishore

International Women's Day is going to be celebrated across the globe on 8th March with focal theme of "Think equal, build smart, innovate for change" for reflecting on the 'progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities'.

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