2019 New Year’s Video Message – UN Secretary-General António Guterres

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United Nations - Video message by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on the occasion of the 2019 New Year. Dear fellow citizens of the world, I wish you a happy, peaceful and prosperous new year. Las...

Real-Life Mermaids: Women Guardians of the Sea

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They are called mermaids: the Haenyeo women divers of Jeju Island in the Republic of Korea. Carrying on a centuries-old tradition, these remarkable women use no modern equipment while serving as guardians of the sea. ...

YouTubers stand up for Human Rights | #CreatorsforChange 2018

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YouTube Creators for Change promote harmony and inspire togetherness with this celebration of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Declaration consists of 30 articles affirming the rights of all individuals,...

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights – Add Your Voice

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As the Universal Declaration of Human Rights marks its 70th anniversary, hear the voices of United Nations personnel as they recite some of its articles.

The Women Who Shaped the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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70 years ago, Eleanor Roosevelt was instrumental in drafting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. But she was not alone. Discover who are the women who shaped the major instrument for the defense of Human Rights.

South Sudan: Training for the Future

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ince 2015, the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has been implementing training programmes for the country’s youth and bringing people from diverse groups to study and work together with the aim to suppor...


YouTubers stand up for Human Rights | #CreatorsforChange 2018

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YouTube Creators for Change promote harmony and inspire togetherness with this celebration of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Declaration consists of 30 articles affirming the rights of all individuals,...

The Women Who Shaped the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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70 years ago, Eleanor Roosevelt was instrumental in drafting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. But she was not alone. Discover who are the women who shaped the major instrument for the defense of Human Rights.

Beacon of Hope – Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December – the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year, Human Rights Day marks the 70th anniversary ...


Honouring Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Victims – UN Chief

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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called for solidarity against anti-Semitism during an inter-faith tribute in New York’s historic Park East Synagogue, to honour victims of the mass-shooting in Pittsbu...

Facing Daily Danger in Mali: A Peacekeeper’s tale

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United Nations - Across the world’s trouble-spots, Mali is one of the most dangerous places to be a United Nations peacekeeper. We join a young soldier on his daily patrols – the question he faces is always – will he ...

Disaster Reduction: It Could Save Your Life

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Between 2005 and 2014, 700,000 people have died in disaster events worldwide. A total of 1.7 billion people have been affected. Economic losses in major disaster events over the last decade come to $1.4 tr...


Real-Life Mermaids: Women Guardians of the Sea

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They are called mermaids: the Haenyeo women divers of Jeju Island in the Republic of Korea. Carrying on a centuries-old tradition, these remarkable women use no modern equipment while serving as guardians of the sea. ...

Nepal: Women Take Charge of Family Planning

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In Nepal, 17% of adolescent women age 15-19 are already mothers or pregnant with their first child, and only 15% of married women or girls aged 15-19 use a modern form of contraception. In rural areas, women have litt...

Earthboy To The Rescue

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Meet the boy who uses his art to protect the environment. Emerson Chong creates comics and video games to encourage recycling. His “Earth Boy” comic was published by UNICEF as part of a campaign to teach kids about su...