Secretary-General urging Member States to bring “concrete plans” to #UNGA (Interview)

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In an interview with UN News, Secretary-General António Guterres addresses the priorities of the upcoming High-Level week at the General Assembly. Notably, he urges world leaders to focus their political actions on cl...

Youth Envoy’s Message for International Youth Day

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The United Nations Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, Jayathma Wickramanayake delivers a message on the occasion of the International Youth Day (12 August). The theme for 2019 is "Transforming Education".

Meet the New President of UN General Assembly, Tijjani Mohammad-Bande

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The President of the United Nations General Assembly’s 74th session, Ambassador Tijjani Mohammad-Bande of Nigeria, has set key priorities for ushering in a better future for all. Sharing his ideas for how to achieve a...

Youth on the Climate Front lines on the Pacific Islands

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Youth are leading the charge against climate change in Pacific island countries that are especially vulnerable to its damaging effects. In Fiji, Vanuatu and Tuvalu, the tropical environment faces cyclones and other th...

Financing for Development

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The United Nations General Assembly High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development marks the first four years of the international community’s pursuit of the sustainable development goals (SDG) and mobilizing resour...

Mozambique: Recovering from Two Cyclones

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After the devastation caused by the two cyclones that hit Mozambique in the spring of 2019, the United Nations humanitarian aid agencies and their partners have assisted more than two million people in restoring peace...

Individual Action on Climate: YouTubers Marissa Rachel, Shanna Lisa and Blogger Thania Peck

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Interactive session. Guests: Marissa Rachel, YouTuber, Thania Peck, Fashion Influencer, and Shanna Lisa, YouTuber. This event took place on the side of the High-Level week of the 74th session of United Nations Genera...

Youth Climate Change Summit – Watch LIVE starting this Saturday!

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The youth of the world are gathering at the United Nations to call for urgent climate action. On Saturday 22 September, the UN Youth Climate Summit will be held in New-York as part of a weekend of events leading up to...

Youth on the Climate Front lines on the Pacific Islands

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Youth are leading the charge against climate change in Pacific island countries that are especially vulnerable to its damaging effects. In Fiji, Vanuatu and Tuvalu, the tropical environment faces cyclones and other th...


Financing for Development

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The United Nations General Assembly High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development marks the first four years of the international community’s pursuit of the sustainable development goals (SDG) and mobilizing resour...

Women and Girls Excel in Science

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On the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, meet female innovators who prove that all people can make a contribution in this field. Sharing their experiences, these accomplished women send a strong message...

Promoting Sustainable Business

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As the World Economic Forum opens in Davos, Switzerland, United Nations Global Compact encourages economic leaders to integrate sustainable development in their business models.


Stopping Hate Speech

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Words kill as surely as bullets, says Adama Dieng, the United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide. Bringing a historical perspective to current trends, he examines the roots of the problem and offers...

Children suffering grievous violations of their rights” – Human Rights chief

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Thousands of suspected foreign ISIL fighters and their families who are being held in detention in Syria and Iraq must treated fairly by their captors and taken back by their own countries, the UN High Commissioner fo...

Refugees flee Boko Haram

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Tens of thousands of Nigerian men women and children have found refuge in Cameroon as they flee Boko Haram attacks in their country. In Goura, North-East Cameroon, the United Nations have provided basic shelter, huma...


Destined to be free – life of a Central African boy

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In the Central African Republic, a 17-year old boy escaped the militia that recruited him. ‘Ahmed’ – his name has been changed to protect his identity – sought refuge in a police cell. Since 2013, the country has been...

This Week at the UN in 60 Seconds – 19 April 2019

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This week's top news: - UNESCO ready to help rebuild Notre Dame - Peacekeeping chief in Central African Republic - Financing Sustainable Development More at UN News: news.un.org/en/

Thank you Nepal – UN Peacekeeping Service & Sacrifice

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Deuti Gurung, from Nepal, served in UN peacekeeping missions in both Kosovo and East Timor. As a UN Police Officer she worked alongside officers from over 50 different countries, with the goal to restore law and order...