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  • Civic Peace Corps is the first social media platform dedicated to promoting the culture of peace, launched by the United Nations Information Centre Beirut and local partners. 

    The tool is the fruit of last year’s first online demonstration for peace, which was attended digitally by around 4,000 demonstrators.

    On Civic Peace Corps, you can share your thoughts on peace, use your creativity to express peace and educate yourself on what is being done to achieve and sustain peace around the world. 

    Vist the platform at:

  • The environment has often remained the unpublicized victim of war: water wells have been polluted, crops torched, forests cut down, soils poisoned, and animals killed to gain military advantage.

    Thursday is the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict.

    It is important to ensure that action on the environment is part of conflict prevention, peacekeeping and peacebuilding -- because there can be no durable peace if natural resources and ecosystems are destroyed. 

    Learn more:

    Photo: UNEP

  • #CATIE   y #USAID  publicaron los cursos de #capacitación disponibles para el 2015.

  • Te preocupa el impacto del cambio climático en la seguridad alimentaria? @CAREClimate @CTAFlash @CGIARClimate#COP20

  • La #SegAlimentaria resistirá la fuerza del cambio climático? seminario de @CAREClimate @CTAflash @cgiarclimate#COP20

  • #TiempoDeLeer Blog post: Costing the earth: who’s responsible?

  • Blog Recomendado: Evaluando el efecto del Cambio Climático sobre la central hidroeléctrica Minas San Francisco, Ecuador. #CIAT   #DAPA   #blogpost  

  • #AméricaLatina enfrentará un doble desafío en el 2015: revivir el #crecimientoeconómico y lidiar con el inicio del final de la era de dinero barato en el mundo.

  • Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai has announced that she is donating US$ 50,000 – all of the prize money from her prestigious World's Children's Prize – to rebuild an UNRWA school damaged during the recent fighting in #Gaza.

    “Innocent Palestinian children have suffered terribly and for too long. We must all work to ensure Palestinian boys and girls, and all children everywhere, receive a quality education in a safe environment. Because without education, there will never be peace,” said Malala. 

    Get details and read her remarks in full at:

  • Hasta el 15 de noviembre se realizará El primer encuentro es el XX Congreso Latinoamericano de la Ciencia del Suelo en Cusco. #Perú #CIAT 

  • Making sure people at the frontline of Ebola can keep their hands clean is vital if we’re to help stop the spread. That makes soap powerful stuff. So we’re packing it into kits for Ebola treatment centres and for families at risk.

    Together, we can help stop the spread.

  • Participa en el Taller de taller #GLFCOP20 de Social media para hispanohablantes. @GlobalLF y @MinamPeru capacitan para el uso efectivo de #redessociales el 4 y 5 de diciembre. #Thinklandscape

  • ¿Cómo podemos intensificar el desafío de garantizar la seguridad alimentaria en un mundo afectado por el cambio climático? Si estás en Lima, Perú para la conferencia sobre Cambio Climático de la ONU, únete a CARE & Climate Change, el CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)  y el CTA - Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation, el 7 de diciembre para un seminario especial sobre Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutrición, Agricultura y Cambio climático. Regístrate ahora, los cupos son limitados!

  • Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR): A global and Multisectoral issue of concern to all by @faoknowledge  vía @SlideShare

  • Hoy se realizará el #webinar Cambio climático en Agricultura.1:00 pm en Colombia  @cgiarclimate_LA Para conectarse 

  • Set up a garden in your old TV set, or toilet!

  • Una guía para programarse este mes en el tema de #Suelos  
    #Investigacion   #CIAT  

  • Marrying off 7 year-old-girls is wrong - our new report on child marriage in #Tanzania, and other human rights news.

  • Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo apoya industrialización y competitividad del sector de #agronegocios de #Paraguay 

  • Federal employees and contractors scattered across more than a dozen agencies, from the Defense and Education departments to the National Weather Service, are responsible for at least half of federal cyberincidents each year since 2010, according to an Associated Press analysis of records.