All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘The United Nations’

Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” Ushers in International Day of Happiness

It appears that people all over the world are feeling a stream of joy lately-uploading funny dancing videos to YouTube and posting lighthearted tweets with hashtags #gethappy or #HappyInternationalDayofHappiness. So, who is to blame for all this happy fever going around? Well, of course music artist Pharrell Williams and his Despicable Me 2 theme song, “Happy.” Ever since the song has hit airplay, thousands of people across the …

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North Korean Children Aren’t Getting Food or Basic Medicine

The Associated Press is reporting that millions of North Korean children are deprived of food and basic medical attention, and as a result, are not able to develop mentally and physically. The United Nations says that many of them are suffering from malnourishment and their growth has been stunted as a result. Almost a third of North Korea’s children have …

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Google Celebrates World Press Freedom Day

Google announced today that it would be sponsoring a United Nations celebration of World Press Freedom Day. The United Nations designates May 3 as World Press Freedom Day, a day which is, according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) website, to “evaluate press freedom around the world, to defend the media from attacks on their independence, …

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