UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL - UNSC

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THE ISSUE OF REGIONAL INSTABLITY IN SYRIA

The wealth and stability of Syria are now being threatened by certain major political crisis. Syria has to deal with immense difficulties inhibiting internal religious forces like the Kurds or ISIS and external forces such as the U.S or Russia. Refugee crisis is also a problematic issue in Syria.



UNITED NATIONS EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL ORGANIZATION - UNESCO

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Protecting Cultural Heritage in Conflict Zones

The protection of cultural heritage is defined as a key mission of UNESCO”. The issue is becoming increasingly crucial in today world, a time of conflicts and the instability and instruction that come with them. Cultural heritages, regardless of whether they are tangible or intangible, are subject to being severely destroyed and demolished by weapons. Irreparable damages are also caused by an indirect effect of conflicts: the instability of states and territories is a fertile ground for the looting of cultural sites, which results in irreparable damages to such cultural properties.



INTERNATIONAL LABOR ORGANIZATION - ILO

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gender discrimination in recruitment of working force

In 2014, a meta-analysis on gender stereotypes and bias in employment process was conducted; it included 111 experimental studies with over 22,000 participants. According to the meta-analysis, jobs like CEO, IT consultant or police officer where males are the majority of the workforce (over 65% of employees) are more prone to the gender discrimination. The research concludes that we tend to hire male applicants for these roles. In other words, female applicants are less likely to be hired because of their gender. To what extent does gender play an important rold in labor recruitment circuit?