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Secretary-General urging Member States to bring “concrete plans” to #UNGA (Interview)

In an interview with UN News, Secretary-General António Guterres addresses the priorities of the upcoming High-Level week at the General Assembly. Notably, he urges world leaders to focus their political actions on cl...


Youth Envoy’s Message for International Youth Day

The United Nations Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, Jayathma Wickramanayake delivers a message on the occasion of the International Youth Day (12 August). The theme for 2019 is "Transforming Education".


Meet the New President of UN General Assembly, Tijjani Mohammad-Bande

The President of the United Nations General Assembly’s 74th session, Ambassador Tijjani Mohammad-Bande of Nigeria, has set key priorities for ushering in a better future for all. Sharing his ideas for how to achieve a...


Are you ready for the 2019 UN General Debate?

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

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)

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...


UN Chief on the Climate Frontlines – Tuvalu

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. ...


Solar panel installation: Make it in The Gambia

‘I don’t depend on my parents for anything.’ Meet 23-year-old Fatou Badjie, who earns a solid living installing solar panels in The Gambia. She demonstrated this skill to young people across the country through a road...


Africa Dialogue Series for a peaceful and prosperous Africa

The African Dialogue Series provides a platform to explore critical issues affecting the African continent, including peace, security, human rights, humanitarian and development. The series is structured to be highly ...


This Week at the UN in 60 Seconds – 19 April 2019

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:


Floods devastate Mozambique

Floods devastating Mozambique have created ‘inland oceans’ with some 1,000 people feared dead. If the worst is confirmed, United Nations experts say this could be one of the worst weather-related disasters ever to hit...


End Female Genital Mutilation

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.