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Archive Perspectives: April Fool’s Day

With today being April Fool’s day, Exact Editions is looking to its digital archives to discover how the day is celebrated around the world and its close associations with jesters, pranks, Shakespeare, laughter and its hidden political significance.

BBC History Revealed

BBC History Revealed, ’10 Best Ever April Fools’: April 2014 issue.

Switzerland’s Spaghetti Harvest Staged by The BBC’s Panorama Programme for April Fool's Day

Archive Perspectives
Switzerland’s Spaghetti Harvest Staged by The BBC’s Panorama Programme

BBC History Revealed shares the 10 best ever April Fools pranks around the world, featuring the Spaghetti … Keep Reading

Archive Perspectives: World Wildlife Day

World Wildlife Day is celebrated annually on the 3rd of March in support of animals and plants, marking their contribution to our lives and the health of the planet. 

This year is the 50th anniversary of CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora), an international agreement between governments to ensure that trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten the survival of the species. Today, it grants varying degrees of protection … Keep Reading

Archive Perspectives: World Cancer Day

Did you know approximately 39.5% of people will be diagnosed with cancer at some point during their lifetimes (National Cancer Institute)? 

World Cancer Day is held every 4 February and is a global uniting initiative led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), the largest and oldest international cancer organisation dedicated to reducing the global cancer burden, promoting greater equity, and integrating cancer control into the world health and development agenda.

By raising worldwide awareness, improving education … Keep Reading

Archive Perspectives: Universal Human Rights Month

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10th December; the day on which the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. More widely, the month of December is marked as Universal Human Rights Month, providing a time to reflect on the way we treat others, and to do what we can in the fight for equality.

In recognition of this important month, we have made four articles about human rights from the archives … Keep Reading

Archive Perspectives: COP27

Addressing the climate crisis requires bold and rapid collective action. The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP27, is the 27th United Nations Climate Change conference. It begins today, in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, and ends on the 18th November 2022.

Egypt Goals & Vision 

On the official COP27 website the Egypt goals and vision are stated as below:

Inclusive, rules based and ambitious, substantive outcomes, commensurate with the challenge based on science and guided by principles building on agreements,

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