Partnerships involving Government, the private sector, civil society, academia and philanthropic organizations will prove central to implementation of the new development agenda, the President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council said … http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=50204
These women from Nigeria, Sudan and Vietnam overcame serious obstacles to succeed in physics and mathematics. Here, they tell their stories after winning the Elsevier Foundation Awards for Women in Science ...
Best beards in the world? Photographer Brock Elbank invited dozens of bearded men - and one bearded woman - to his studio to celebrate the enduring appeal of the beard across many different countries. For him and his subjects it's not just to do with fashion but with self-expression, culture and - in one instance - illness. His pictures are being exhibited at Somerset House, London in March. http://bbc.in/1Dpei09
The head of the United Nations agriculture agency underlined yesterday the huge importance of agriculture and farming to countries of the Caribbean during an address to Heads of Government at the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) summit in the Bahamas.
Why UK tech needs migrant talent via @techcityinsider Rules on immigration should be loosened to allow more people with specialist technology skills to come to the UK – according to the Home Office-sponsored Migration Advisory Committee. Tech London Advocates founder Russ Shaw welcomes the recommendation as common sense.