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World Food Summit: 13-17 November 1996, Rome, Italy

The World Food Summit held in Rome, Italy from November 13-17 1996, and its convener, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has made much useful information about it available in five languages (English, French, Spanish, Arabic, and Chinese) at its web site. The site is highlighted by 15 technical background documents in HTML or text format (under Documentation),...

http://www.fao.org/wfs/
UN Action To Counter Terrorism

The United Nations has been concerned about the growing threat of terrorism for decades, and in 2006, their member states adopted a comprehensive global strategy to counter terrorism. Visitors with an interest in their strategy will want to visit the site to read about the strategy and to also learn about some of their related activities. After reading a brief introduction about the overall...

https://www.un.org/terrorism/
World Tourism News

This site from the European Union "aims...to bring news, interesting articles, and case studies in Travel Marketing, Hotel Marketing, Travel Industry, Internet Marketing and Airline Industry," and provides information "to travel agents and hotels marketers, hoteliers, destination marketers and students of tourism." With those goals in mind, the site is wisely categorized at the top of the page, by...

http://www.world-tourism-news.eu/
The International Centre For The Study of Radicalisation And Political Violence

The online presence of ICSR, the multi-institutional and multi-national effort to combat radicalization and political violence highlights their pragmatic approach to this growing worldwide problem. The "About Us" section is written in English, Arabic, and Hebrew, and explains that the ICSR aims to achieve their goals through the use of research, "outcome driven dialogue", leadership opportunities,...

https://icsr.info/
International Year of Natural Fibres

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization has designated 2009 as the International Year of Natural Fibres. The goals of this year are three-fold: to raise the profile of natural fibers in a market increasingly dominated by synthetic fibers; convey the value of using natural fibers to consumers; and help sustain the income of the often poor farmers of natural fibers. This very...

http://www.fao.org/natural-fibres-2009/en/
World Health Organization: Tropical Diseases

This World Health Organization website feature focuses on tropical diseases. For visitors unfamiliar with which diseases out there are considered tropical, this website provides informative fact sheets on fourteen different tropical diseases. To view the factsheets, visitors should click on "Fact Sheets on Tropical Diseases", under the General Information heading near the top of the homepage. ...

https://www.who.int/topics/tropical_diseases/en/
Sage

A number of RSS feed aggregators might be too cumbersome for some users with basic needs. Fortunately, Sage offers just enough for the more casual user, as it allows users to integrate RSS feeds from other browsers and it integrates quite effectively with Firefox's bookmark storage. This version is compatible with computers running Windows 95 and newer in conjunction with Firefox 1.0 and 2.0.0.

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/sage/
Asia Society: Islamic Calligraphy

This website from the Asia Society is actually two exhibitions in one: Traces of the Calligrapher and Writing the Word of God: Calligraphy and the Qur'an. The former focuses on the men and women who have practiced calligraphy, or beautiful writing, the most esteemed of the Islamic visual arts, while the latter provides a few samples of their craft. In the opening section, "Tools and Materials",...

http://sites.asiasociety.org/islamiccalligraphy/
Free Download Manager 2.5

As files get larger, downloading them can be unwieldy and time-consuming. Free Download Manager can help users out in this area, as it effectively accelerates downloads by splitting files into sections and then downloading them simultaneously. The application can also help users download video segments from popular video-sharing sites. It comes with support for several dozen languages and can be...

https://www.freedownloadmanager.org/
Global Compact (Last reviewed in the Scout Report on February 24, 2000)

As more and more businesses grow socially conscious, there has been an interest in adapting business practices to align with certain desired goals. The United Nations Global Compact dovetails quite nicely with this trend, and it is a "strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of...

https://www.unglobalcompact.org/
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