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2019 New Year’s Video Message – UN Secretary-General António Guterres

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...

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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights – Add Your Voice

As the Universal Declaration of Human Rights marks its 70th anniversary, hear the voices of United Nations personnel as they recite some of its articles.

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What Is TV Anymore?

The invention of television changed our media landscape forever. But in today’s hyper connected world, what is TV anymore? Is television still television, on a portable screen?

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ISIL’s ‘legacy of terror’ in Iraq: UN verifies over 200 mass graves

A new United Nations report documents more than 200 mass grave sites where thousands of bodies lay. Victims describe the horror they endured during the 2014 ISIL attack in the region. ------------------------- T...

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Music Connects the World – Highlights from UN Day Concert

Marking UN Day, the Refugee Orchestra Project performed at United Nations headquarters in New York together with Indian renown Indian sarud player, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan. The Refugee Orchestra Project is composed of...

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The Race To Preserve History

The United Nations observes World Day of Audiovisual Heritage on October 27th. During the hot 2018 summer in New York Headquarters, a team of archivists worked around the clock to protect almost 40,000 records. Mor...

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Priorities of the Human Rights Chief – Michelle Bachelet on her new role

Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, brings to the job personal experience of overcoming injustice and powerful conviction in the value of being a voice for the voiceless. As th...

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Tribute to Kofi Annan (1938-2018)

The United Nations mourns former Secretary-General

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73rd UN General Assembly in 73 sec – wrap of the week

General Debates wrapped up today; Almost 200 of heads of states, heads of governments, ministers and heads of delegations addressed the Assembly Hall. About 400 side events touched on health, migration, conflicts and ...

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73rd UN General Assembly in 73 sec – Fri 28 Sep

General Debates continue through day 5; Activists call for freedom of press; Darfur prepares for peacebuilding and more.

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73rd UN General Assembly in 73 sec – Thu 27 Sep

General Debates continue through day 3; Spotlight is cast on femicide in Latin America; Security Council meets on North Korea.

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (9 August 2018)

There are an estimated 370 million indigenous people in the world, living across 90 countries. August 9 is commemorated as the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples in recognition of the first meeting...