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Kofi Annan: The United Nations mourns former Secretary-General

The United Nations is mourning the death of former Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who passed away peacefully after a short illness, on Saturday 18 August 2018. The renowned Ghanaian diplomat was 80 years old. ----- M...

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Kosovo: Still Searching for Missing People

As a result of the conflict in Kosovo in the late 1990s, over 1600 people still remain unaccounted for. The United Nations Mission in Kosovo, UNMIK, continues to support the Working Group on Missing Persons and to ass...

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PALESTINIADI 2017

It’s a mini-Olympics for Palestinian and Lebanese children and it’s held every year. The ‘Palestiniadi’ celebrates the right of every child to play.

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Syrian Refugees Wrestle for a New Life in Egypt

Supported by the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the Syrian Sports Academy holds classes for over 20 Syrian refugees to combat illegal immigration and build a new generation of sports players in Egypt. (UNHCR) ...

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Service and Sacrifice: Cameroonian peacekeeper empowering women and girls

Gladys Ngwepekeum Nkeh is a United Nations Police (UNPOL) officer from Cameroon, working with the UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic. She partners with local communities in Bangui to ensure secur...

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Chadian Peacekeepers saving lives in Mali

Peacekeepers from Chad serve at great personal risk to bring about peace in Mali. The UN peacekeeping mission, MINUSMA, has become one of the most dangerous peace operations in UN history. Find out more: peacekeeping...

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Service and Sacrifice: United Nations Peacekeeping

United Nations - Since 1948, over a million peacekeepers have served under the United Nations flag. More than 120 countries contribute troops and police. Every day, peacekeepers act with courage and compassion in the ...

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United Nations Year in Review 2017

The year 2017 marked a shift in leadership at the United Nations as Secretary-General António Guterres began his term at a time of heightened global challenges. The world's fastest-growing refugee crisis unfolded in M...

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A Survivor’s Journey for Justice: Eric Sawyer, AIDS Activist

He is one of the longest-term survivors of HIV/AIDS. After losing loved ones to AIDS, he joined the front lines of a movement that later changed the world’s response to HIV/AIDS. This is the story of Eric Sawyer and h...

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UN Secretary-General speaks on counter-terrorism and human rights

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres delivers an address on counter-terrorism and human rights at SOAS University of London. The Secretary-General suggested five key counter-terrorism priorities in the fi...

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United Nations – News on the Go

United Nations - Have you ever wanted to follow UN News across the world with video and audio content, or follow on a handheld device the Security Council or a press encounter with the UN Secretary-General? Now we hav...

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2017 International Youth Day – UN Secretary-General and UN Youth Envoy

Video message for 2017 International Youth Day by António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, and Jayathma Wickramanayake, Envoy of the Secretary-General on Youth.