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BTS Shine Spotlight on the United Nations as Envoys of the President of the Republic of Korea

BTS, the global sensation behind “Permission to Dance” and other megahits, brought their spotlight to the United Nations as the Republic of Korea’s Special Presidential Envoys for Future Generations and Culture. Th...

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Giant eco-friendly artwork unveiled at United Nations

Swiss-French artist Saype (Guillaume Legros) presents his giant ephemeral land art painting entitled "World in Progress II" at UN Headquarters, New York. The artwork, representing two children drawing and building wit...

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Millions of Afghans need urgent humanitarian assistance, UN humanitarian chief says

Nearly half of the population in Afghanistan, 18 million people, are in need of humanitarian assistance. 14 million need food, 9 million need access to water, 600,000 have been internally displaced this year alone, an...

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Poorer countries most vulnerable from surge in natural disasters, UN report warns

Climate change and increasingly extreme weather events have caused a surge in natural disasters over the past 50 years disproportionately impacting poorer countries, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and UN ...

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Cyprus: Weaving Across the Divide

Our series on women leaders moves to the divided island of Cyprus, where women from the Greek and Turkish Cypriot Communities are coming together to overcome the decades-long split. Hande and Flora are two of the many...

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In disaster-hit Haiti, UN Deputy Chief pledges aid

On a visit to earthquake-hit Haiti, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed pledged the UN’s continued commitment to help with life-saving support and long-term reconstruction. The 7.2 magnitude quak...

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Afghanistan: UN Presses Relief Effort

The UN is committed to stay and deliver in Afghanistan to help advance peace and human rights for all, that’s what top UN officials said this week (16-20 August 2021). They called on the international community to ext...

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World Humanitarian Day Message from UN Chief – 19 August 2021

Video message by António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, on World Humanitarian Day. "Humanitarian workers are here to help the world’s most vulnerable people when disaster strikes. But around...

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Poorer countries most vulnerable from surge in natural disasters, UN report warns

Climate change and increasingly extreme weather events have caused a surge in natural disasters over the past 50 years disproportionately impacting poorer countries, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and UN ...

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With more intense weather events how can we build a resilient world?

The world’s climate crisis means we are seeing more intense storms, rising sea levels, increased drought, and more human suffering. But leading Indian environmentalist Sunita Narain says we don’t have to accept this. ...

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UN climate report issues a code red for humanity

A new scientific report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns we are on a crash course towards catastrophe if global temperatures are allowed to rise. The window to slow or even halt some of ...

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Peru & The Andes: Living on the Climate Change Frontlines

The Andes, which runs through seven countries in Latin America, plays a crucial part in providing water to over 95 million people. In Peru, communities question what the future will be like, as glaciers diminish with ...


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BTS Shine Spotlight on the United Nations as Envoys of the President of the Republic of Korea

BTS, the global sensation behind “Permission to Dance” and other megahits, brought their spotlight to the United Nations as the Republic of Korea’s Special Presidential Envoys for Future Generations and Culture. Th...

825 Views

Giant eco-friendly artwork unveiled at United Nations

Swiss-French artist Saype (Guillaume Legros) presents his giant ephemeral land art painting entitled "World in Progress II" at UN Headquarters, New York. The artwork, representing two children drawing and building wit...

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“Yoga for well-being” – 7th International Day of Yoga

The Permanent Mission of India in New York is commemorating the 7th International Day of Yoga on June 21, 2021. The celebrations will be marked at a time when COVID-19 pandemic continues to upend lives and livelihoods...

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International Jazz Day 10th Anniversary Celebration: All-Star Global Concert

As the great Nina Simone said, "Jazz is not just music, it is a way of life, it is a way of being, a way of thinking". The story of Jazz is written into the quest for human dignity, democracy and civil rights. It has ...


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Millions of Afghans need urgent humanitarian assistance, UN humanitarian chief says

Nearly half of the population in Afghanistan, 18 million people, are in need of humanitarian assistance. 14 million need food, 9 million need access to water, 600,000 have been internally displaced this year alone, an...

160 Views

In disaster-hit Haiti, UN Deputy Chief pledges aid

On a visit to earthquake-hit Haiti, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed pledged the UN’s continued commitment to help with life-saving support and long-term reconstruction. The 7.2 magnitude quak...

61 Views

Afghanistan: UN Presses Relief Effort

The UN is committed to stay and deliver in Afghanistan to help advance peace and human rights for all, that’s what top UN officials said this week (16-20 August 2021). They called on the international community to ext...

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Ralph Bunche: Hero for Justice

“This was one of my early experiences with the more subtle aspects of racial attitude,” says African-American hero and United Nations legend Dr. Ralph Bunche, recalling a time his grandmother spoke out against racism ...


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Cyprus: Weaving Across the Divide

Our series on women leaders moves to the divided island of Cyprus, where women from the Greek and Turkish Cypriot Communities are coming together to overcome the decades-long split. Hande and Flora are two of the many...

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In Kosovo, a woman fights for the well-being of survivors

In our series of women leaders, we turn to Kosovo where Mirlinda Sada transforms the fate of survivors of conflict-related gender-based violence.  Her organization, Medica Gjakova, helps women to overcome stigmatizati...

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UN Gender Advocate Award shows need for cultural shift

A United Nations peacekeeper who helped women in Darfur secure safety has been recognized with a prestigious award for gender advocacy. Major Steplyne Nyaboga, from Kenya who served in Darfur, won the United Nations ...

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How women defy the conflict in Mali

The second in a series of videos on women leaders around the world, this feature takes place in Mali. Despite the dangers in areas such as Mopti and Gao, there are also encouraging signs of progress thanks to individu...