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...

End Female Genital Mutilation

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All girls are born complete. Activists from around the world speak out about why female genital mutilation must end and how we can eradicate this harmful traditional practice from our world.

Detecting & Ending Nuclear Explosions

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Around the clock, the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) protects our planet by monitoring for nuclear activity. Go behind the scenes with Ezekiel Jonathan, a Wav...

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,...


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 ...


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...

UNODC Labels High seas criminality ‘a threat to Gulf of Guinea and the world’ – UNODC Chief

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Briefing by Mr. Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), on Transnational organized crime at sea as a threat to international peace and security. Under the agenda item:...


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...

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...