Auction of World Cup 2002 memorabilia to benefit UNICEF

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) will receive the proceeds from an "unprecedented" online auction of football memorabilia set to run through the entire 2002 World Cup, the UN agency announced today.

Marking World Health Day, UN highlights benefits of active lifestyle

Commemorating World Health Day - marked each year on 7 April - United Nations officials are calling attention to the benefits of an active lifestyle in staving off disease and prolonging life.