Special collections

Image of water with World Water Day Special Collection title
Elsevier

Every year, World Water Day raises awareness and inspires action to tackle the water and sanitation crisis.  To mark World Water Day 2024, Elsevier has curated a free special collection of journal articles and book chapters.  This year’s theme for World Water Day is Water for Peace.  Discover research relating to clean water and sanitation from across a broad range of disciplines including the effects of racism, social exclusion, and discrimination on achieving universal safe water and sanitation in high-income countries.

 

Elsevier
To mark International Women's Day 2024, Elsevier have curated and made freely available a special collection of journal articles and book chapters to advance knowledge and understanding relating to SDG 5: Gender Equality. The special collection features research relating to inclusion and the empowerment of women and girls across a broad range of disciplines and contexts including health, climate change, natural disasters, biodiversity, smart cities, sustainable development and leadership.
RELX

The International Women's Day "World We Want" Podcast Collection features the latest episodes in the RELX podcast series featuring renowned female leaders from across the globe.

New episodes include Dr Judy Kuriansky, an internationally known clinical psychologist, humanitarian, author and United Nations NGO representative and Lene Bjorn Serpa, Head of Corporate Sustainability & ESG at Maersk, an international shipping and logistics company operating in 130 countries.

International Human Rights Day 2023
Elsevier

10 December 2023 marks the 75th anniversary of one of the world's most groundbreaking global pledges: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). This landmark document enshrines the inalienable rights that everyone is entitled to as a human being - regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status.

The Declaration was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on 10 December 1948 and sets out, for the first time, fundamental human rights to be universally protected.  

Approximately 15 per cent of the world's population live with some form of disability and 80 per cent live in developing countries. This Special collection aims to highlight this important issue and hopefully provide measures towards an inclusive and supported environment for all irrespective of disability. All book chapters and journal articles are free to download and share.
Elsevier
World AIDS Day, observed annually on 1st December, is an opportunity for people around the globe to unite in the fight against HIV/AIDS, support those affected, and remember those who have lost their lives to the disease. Elsevier is proud to support World AIDS Day 2023 with a special issue of freely available journal articles and book chapters highlighting research around HIV/AIDS.
Elsevier
The annual UN Climate Change Conference advances climate talks, mobilizes action, and can provide a significant opportunity to look at the impacts of climate change as well as innovation and solutions globally. Elsevier is pleased to highlight a large number of freely accessible journal articles and book chapters to help advance research and action against climate change, in support of COP28.
Elsevier
In support of #WorldFoodDay, Elsevier has curated a special collection of free access book and journal content to help raise awareness for water as the foundation for life and food.
Elsevier
World Mental Health Day is celebrated on 10 October 2023. This year's theme is "Mental health is a universal human right". Elsevier is proud to share this freely accessible special collection of journal articles and book chapters in recognition of this important cause.
Elsevier

World Animal Day exists to raise the status of animals and improve welfare standards around the globe.
It’s a day of celebration for animal lovers everywhere.
On October 4, it’s our chance to mobilise into a global force, to take action against animal cruelty, neglect and unfair treatment and make the world a better place for all animals.
[From: https://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/about-us/]

 

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