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The largest ocean reef restoration project in the Americas

The marine treasures of Colombia are often overlooked, as the country is known more for its mountains and the colourful towns that dot its coffee region. But just below the waves, a vibrant undersea world with over a ...

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‘Aquaman’ Makes Waves With Youth At UN Ocean Forum

‘Aquaman’ star Jason Momoa issued a strong call to action with youth from around the world at a Forum held on the beach as part of the United Nations Ocean Conference in Portugal. The actor and activist, joined by Uni...

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Why Oceans Matter to Cody Simpson and People Around the World

Australian singer-songwriter Cody Simpson joins United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and people around the world in declaring that the ocean matters to the health of the planet and all of its inhabitants....

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Hate Speech | What are the Consequences ? | What You Can Do to Prevent the Next Atrocity

Hate speech incites violence and has devastating effects on communities. Its scale and impact are nowadays amplified by new technologies and social media to the point that online hate speech has become one of the most...

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The largest ocean reef restoration project in the Americas

The marine treasures of Colombia are often overlooked, as the country is known more for its mountains and the colourful towns that dot its coffee region. But just below the waves, a vibrant undersea world with over a ...

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‘Aquaman’ Makes Waves With Youth At UN Ocean Forum

‘Aquaman’ star Jason Momoa issued a strong call to action with youth from around the world at a Forum held on the beach as part of the United Nations Ocean Conference in Portugal. The actor and activist, joined by Uni...

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Why Oceans Matter to Cody Simpson and People Around the World

Australian singer-songwriter Cody Simpson joins United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and people around the world in declaring that the ocean matters to the health of the planet and all of its inhabitants....

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Save Our Oceans

The opening of this 25-second video will leave you wondering: Can I guess what these flags mean? The answer will remind you that the oceans demand the world's attention.

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Save Our Oceans

The opening of this 25-second video will leave you wondering: Can I guess what these flags mean? The answer will remind you that the oceans demand the world's attention.

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Why Burna Boy is at United Nations Headquarters in NYC | April 2022 | UN Story

Nigerian Grammy-winning superstar Burna Boy gets a backstage tour of the United Nations from its highest-ranking woman and fellow Nigerian, Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed. From his visit to her office on the ...

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How Effective Are vaccines? History of Immunization | Global Focus | UN Story

Vaccines save at least 4 to 5 million lives every year. This remarkable success story is the result of massive immunization campaigns that have swept round the world in recent decades. Smallpox, which killed hundreds ...

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Japan: Let’s Learn about Global Goals! | United Nations in Action

In the small coastal Japanese city of Hakui, elementary students visit local shops to learn how the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are incorporated in their businesses. They are making “SDG newspapers” for their...

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Hate Speech | What are the Consequences ? | What You Can Do to Prevent the Next Atrocity

Hate speech incites violence and has devastating effects on communities. Its scale and impact are nowadays amplified by new technologies and social media to the point that online hate speech has become one of the most...

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The Secret Path to Freedom over Niagara Falls | Global Lens | UN Story

Niagara Falls, NY, is not only a place of natural wonder, it also a central location in the history of African American resistance to slavery and discrimination. During the 19th century, Niagara Falls was one of the l...

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Holocaust Survivor and Jazz Pianist: Simon Gronowski | United Nations in Action

Simon Gronowski is an 89-year-old lawyer, jazz pianist and author who escaped the Holocaust in Nazi Germany during the World War II. He started playing the piano in memory of his late sister who was deported to Auschw...

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Natasha’s Journey, a Ukrainian Refugee in Portugal

A Ukrainian refugee shares her journey escaping war in her homeland. Nataliia “Natasha” arrived in Lisbon, Portugal with her daughter at the end of a daunting journey, when she had to leave her husband behind. She tel...

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Lebanon’s Minefields | Clearing the hidden remnants of war | UN Story

Zeina Saleh is a young Lebanese woman working in mine clearance and explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) in southern Lebanon. Women working in the field of demining are rare. Zeina Saleh is amongst those very few wome...

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Rebel Fighters in DR Congo Lay Down Their Weapons, Return to Rwanda | UN Story

Foreign combatants with armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) often find it hard to return home once they decide to lay down their weapons and stop fighting. The UN Mission in DRC (MONUSCO) helps ...

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Ukraine: UN Humanitarian Chief Decries ‘Crime Scene,’ Urges Ceasefire

On 7 April 2022, United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Martin Griffiths visited Bucha and Irpin outside Kyiv, Ukraine. He described the visit as horrifying, s...

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International Day of Mine Awareness: Zeina’s mission to save lives in Lebanon

The International Day of Mine Awareness, marked on 4 April, reminds nations to rid the world of landmines and unexploded devices that threaten innocent civilians long after the guns have fallen silent. Women and me...

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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. BTS ...

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Plastic Ocean

United Nations - Plastic - both a wonderful invention and a scourge on our planet. Over 300 million tons will be produced this year. Most is never recycled and remains on our land and in our seas for ever. Our stor...

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Real-Life Mermaids: Women Guardians of the Sea

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....

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How Does The UN Work?

» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Special Thanks to Evan Puschak for hosting TestTube! Last month, the Pakistani Taliban attacked a school in Peshawar and killed 132 children. This is o...