New report! Check out the latest UN World Water Development Report, Leaving No One Behind, which explores the symptoms of exclusion & investigates ways to overcome inequalities. #WWDR2019

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“A lot of history told two stories − how humans eventually came to free themselves from the constraints placed on them by nature and natural causes; and how humans came to think of freeing themselves from the oppression of other humans.” Somewhere in there, humans became a geological force.

Today, we can all help be positive geological forces by joining in for #EarthHour and shutting off our lights for one hour, even something so small, when done on a global level, can make a difference.

Together let us use globalisation to #Connect2Earth. Read more about how our globalisation story has impacted the planet on a massive scale in the #UNESCOCourier:

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What’s the impact of ocean observations in someone’s daily life? AtlantOS Project Coordinator Prof. Dr. Martin Visbeck (GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research) will tell us more about it. #Ocean #OceanData #OceanObservation #SaveOurOcean
From Indonesia to Zimbabwe, Thailand to Jamaica, they are championing girls’ and women’s education and making a difference in their communities. Meet Dr Zoe Simpson, Cecep Somantri, Evernice Munando and Sompong Jantraka – four of the six previous laureates of the UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education #GWEPrize
Interview with historian Nell Irvin Painter