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Reggae added to UN list of global cultural treasures Unesco, the UN’s cultural agency, said the music genre had been added to the list due to its ‘intangible cultural heritage’... Culture Lifestyle Society
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New Zealand PM makes history by bringing baby to UN meeting Jacinda Ardern is the first female world leader to bring an infant to a meeting of the UN general assembly... Society World
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Why should refugee craftspeople abandon their skills when fleeing? ‘Within each piece lies a story of history and culture,’ says Filippo Grandi, UN high commissioner for refugees... Society World
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UN backs a treaty to protect the high seas It is hoped the treaty will lead to the creation of more marine protected areas... Environment
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‘Can we save the planet? We must be relentlessly optimistic’ Bad news about our planet can paralyse us, says former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres. Instead, it’s time to focus on the opportunitie... Environment Science Society
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‘It’s time to build social trust, not guns or walls’ The 2017 World Happiness Report, released yesterday to coincide with International Day of Happiness, names Norway the happiest country in th... Society
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