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World Humanitarian Day Message from UN Chief – 19 August 2021

Video message by António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, on World Humanitarian Day. "Humanitarian workers are here to help the world’s most vulnerable people when disaster strikes. But around...

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“Yoga for well-being” – 7th International Day of Yoga

The Permanent Mission of India in New York is commemorating the 7th International Day of Yoga on June 21, 2021. The celebrations will be marked at a time when COVID-19 pandemic continues to upend lives and livelihoods...

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USA, Germany & Nauru on Climate and Security – Security Council Stakeout (8 April 2021)

Co-chairs of the Group of Friends on Climate and Security Ambassador Christoph Heusgen, Permanent Representative of Germany, and Ambassador Margo Dieye, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Nauru, with Ambassad...

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A Critical Year for Climate Action: A Conversation between Kristalina Georgieva and John Kerry

As the world emerges from COVID-19, there is renewed impetus to tackle climate change. Ahead of COP26, this session will discuss how to turn climate ambitions into action while creating vibrant and inclusive opportuni...

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Shaping the Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy – International Trade Union Confederation

In a recent interview, Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation says that ITUC advocates for the essential role of labour movements in shaping a just transition to a low-carbon e...

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Young Filmmakers for Social Change – PLURAL+ 2020

PLURAL+ is a youth video festival organized by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM). It encourages and empowers global youth to explore the issues...

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COVID-19 Vaccine – Côte d’Ivoire first African country to vaccinate with COVAX

Côte d’Ivoire became Friday 26 February the second country to receive a COVAX vaccine shipment. The West African country received 504,000 doses of lifesaving COVID-19 vaccine. Philippe Poinsot, the United Nations Resi...

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“2021 is a make-or-break year for collective action against the climate emergency” – UN Chief

" (...) Much more needs to be done to address the specific risks the climate crisis poses to peace and security. I see four priority areas. First, we need a greater focus on prevention through strong, ambitious climat...

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Challenges facing the world: Secretary-General on the United Nations at 75

On the eve of the 75th United Nations General Assembly, Secretary-General António Guterres offers insights into the challenges facing the world and the solutions offered by multilateralism. At a time of unprecedented ...

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Hymn to the United Nations

W.H. Auden’s “Hymn to the United Nations” is revived in this tribute produced for United Nations Day. The renown poet’s 1971 original reading is illustrated by images of today’s world, where his prescient vision, e...

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On Mandela Day, UN Chief Urges New Social Contract for New Era

UN Secretary-General António Guterres gives the 18th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture virtually from New York. In an impassioned address, he challenges people and partners everywhere to combat the “inequality pandemic” a...

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Weaving a Way to Independence

In Kavumu, a village in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, a young woman found a way to change her life. Neema joined a community project, where she learned how to read and write as well as to weave baskets. Co...