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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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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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I Still Believe in NYC: Public Art against Anti-Asian Discrimination

Cases of discrimination, especially against Asian Americans and Pacific Islander (AAPI) New Yorkers, have increased during the COVID-19 crisis. In an effort to tackle anti-Asian bias and discrimination, the New York C...

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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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Afghanistan: Teaching during COVID-19

In Afghanistan, students have been coping with the triple threat of conflict, COVID-19 and school closures. Girls make up most of the roughly 3.7 million Afghan children now out of school. UNICEF is working with the g...

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South Africa: Young Women at Greater Risk of HIV/AIDS

Young women in South Africa are becoming infected with HIV at more than twice the rate of young men. We meet the young activist who is determined to use her own experience of living with HIV to change that trend. U...

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The 75th UN General Assembly – Live on YouTube #UNGA75

The 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly opens this September, marking three quarters of a century of the Organization’s existence. Against the backdrop of a global pandemic, climate crisis and risin...

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Fighting Locust Crisis in East Africa

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is working with partners to protect crops and livelihoods in East Africa, amid the region’s biggest locust outbreak in decades. Millions of vulnerable people now brace fo...

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Mosul: The Road to Recovery

Three years of occupation by ISIL and a protracted military intervention to retake the area have left the once-thriving Old City of Mosul in northern Iraq devastated by conflict and explosive contamination. The Old Ci...

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DR Congo: How to Beat Ebola

In the struggle against the Ebola virus in North Kivu, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a wide array of specialists and volunteers ensure that Ebola patients get the care and information they need as well as t...