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Globalization and Health: Open Access Peer-Reviewed Online Journal Invites Submissions
Globalization and Health: Exploring the opportunities and constraints for health arising from globalization

Over the last 50 years there has been a steady convergence in the probability of survival and the causes of death between the wealthiest countries of the world and most living in low-middle income countries. This represents a triumph for global health and development. It is a demonstration of what should be possible for the 1 billion people living mainly in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

PEARL World Youth News invites high school students from around the world to become certified PEARL reporters.

In the spirit of the high journalistic standards of Daniel Pearl, the Wall Street Journal reporter who was murdered by terrorists in Pakistan in 2002, teenage students will select the issues to be reported, and collaboratively write, edit and publish their articles on the new web-based news service.

Internews Offers Grants for Media Projects in Middle East, and North Africa

Internews Network invites non-govermental organisations and individuals working in media development in the Middle East and North Africa to apply for grants from the Open Media Fund.

Half of Poland Declares Itself GMO Free Zone

Mazowieckie Province with a population of over five million has become the sixth Province in Poland whose local authorities have passed a resolution declaring them a GMO Free Zone.

Winners of UNEP’s “Focus on Your World” Photo Competition

From Wildlife and Waste Tips to Slums and Stewardship

UNEP NEWS: Celebrating Women as Custodians of the Environment

2005 is an historic year for the United Nations and an historic one for women. It will go down as the year in which the role of women in respect to the environment and the environment’s role in delivering gender equality moved from the edges into the centre of political life.

Tsunami Update: Back to School, One Month Later

Fifty-seven year old Jalaludin Sulaiman arrives at school at 8 o'clock sharp. He has been a teacher of Islamic Law for over 30 years and has the bearing of a strict yet fair school master. But as he picks his way through the wreckage of his school's playground, there is a look of profound sadness in his eyes.

One Month after the Tsunami: Concern in Action in India, Indonesia and Sri Lanka

One month after the devastating Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami, the nations of the region are still taking stock of the destruction.

One month on: learning the lessons of the tsunami

The world's response to the Tsunami has been impressive but according to a new report issued today, one month after the tsunami by the international agency Oxfam , there are some important lessons to learn

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