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In Case You Missed It


November 16, 2012 BY Jenni Lee

 

It’s a busy time for everyone as we head into the start of the holiday season. To help keep you up to speed, In Case You Missed It is here with a weekly recap of recent news on the United Nations Foundation and the issues we care about.  

  • UNFPA Report Highlights Family Planning: The Guardian covers the United Nations Population Fund’s report on the importance of universal access to family planning.
  • #GivingTuesday Gets Closer:  On November 27th, we’ll celebrate #GivingTuesday, a national day to give back.  Check out #GivingTuesday’s website to learn more and to read about how the partners are planning to give back.
  • UNDP Administrator Calls for More Action on Climate Change:  Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, pens a Huffington Post piece on the urgent need to address climate change.
  • Showing Support for Girls’ Education:  Glamour’s blog features Girl Up’s campaign to send messages of support to Malala Yousafzai, the 15-year-old Pakistani girl who was attacked by the Taliban for speaking out about the right of girls to get an education.


 

 

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