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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...


Kiribati: Battling for Survival (Rising Sea Levels)

Kiribati risks becoming the first country to lose its land territory to climate change, as sea levels rise. Supported by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, Kiribati's people are working to protect their island...


Nepal: Amir, a Young Artist Born with a Disability (Amir Tamang)

Amir Tamang is a young artist who does not have the use of his arms and legs. He paints and writes poetry using his mouth. After the earthquake in Nepal in 2015, his house was unsafe and he had to live in a tent. Ther...


COVID-19: Wildlife and conservation

COVID-19 has had a deep impact on wildlife conservation around the world. For decades, ecotourism had helped protect endangered species but COVID-19 and the subsequent closure of ecotourism sites has had an indelible ...


Burkina Faso: Tackling Food Insecurity during COVID-19

Non-state armed groups and droughts have displaced over 830,000 people in one year in Burkina Faso. Climate change, landscape degradation and slow economic development also exacerbate food insecurity and undernutritio...


Cameroon: Habiba’s Challenge against Child Marriage

In Cameroon, one out of every three girls is married before the age of 18. Married at 14 against her will, Habiba, now 17 years old, is determined to help other girls stay in school and follow their dreams. (Video cou...


'Women’s full human rights & freedoms are fundamental to peace & prosperity' – UN Chief

Opening remarks by António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, on the General Assembly's High-level meeting on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women (Beijing+25). " (......


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...


Campaigning against Anti-Semitism: Online to Offline.

Attacks on religious communities are on the rise, according to the UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide. One Jewish family in the USA struggles with the aftermath of a massacre at a synagogue and works to ...


Guyana: Striving for Sustainable Wildlife

Fish and wildlife are an integral part of the indigenous culture and diet in the Rupununi region of Guyana, a small country of South America that borders Brazil and Venezuela. In recent years, however, threats like in...

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