Are you ready for the 2019 UN General Debate?

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The 74th UN General Assembly takes places this September, with leaders from around the globe converging on New York to tackle the world’s greatest challenges. Watch the General Debate LIVE on YouTube on our channel: ...

Greta Thunberg arrives in New York ahead of UN Summit

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Youth Climate Activist Greta Thunberg arrived in New York ahead of a United Nations Summit she will attend at the invitation of Secretary-General António Guterres. “The determination and perseverance shown during your...

Cameroon and Nigeria: Resilience in the Face of Terrorism (Victims’ Voices)

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When Boko Haram came for her family, Wala Matari dressed her sons as girls, hoping to stop them being recruited by the terrorist group. Wala, from northern Cameroon, is just one of millions of people who have been dis...

NYC: CoolRoofs to Combat Climate Change

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NYC °CoolRoofs is a City’s initiative to tackle climate change and support job seekers at the same time. The project trains and engages volunteers in applying white, reflective surfaces to rooftops, which reduces cool...

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...

UN Chief on the Climate Frontlines – Tuvalu

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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres flew to the Pacific Island country of Tuvalu on the frontlines of the climate challenge. He called on all countries to change their policies to help halt the impacts. ...

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...

Are you ready for the 2019 UN General Debate?

7.64K Views

The 74th UN General Assembly takes places this September, with leaders from around the globe converging on New York to tackle the world’s greatest challenges. Watch the General Debate LIVE on YouTube on our channel: ...

Greta Thunberg arrives in New York ahead of UN Summit

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Youth Climate Activist Greta Thunberg arrived in New York ahead of a United Nations Summit she will attend at the invitation of Secretary-General António Guterres. “The determination and perseverance shown during your...


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.

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. ...


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...


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...

Central African Republic: Female Tech Pioneer

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Fatima Khamis is an extraordinary woman. After standing up to her family in her home country of Sudan to study computer engineering, she went to the Central African Republic where she joined the United Nations peaceke...