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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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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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Bolivia: Climate Knowledge from the Ancestors

Since ancient times, Bolivian farmers have been interpreting signs in their environment to understand and predict weather patterns. Now this knowledge is becoming a cornerstone in designing climate adaptation projects...

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We must act now – for people and our planet

The world is facing challenges of an unprecedented nature. A polarized political landscape, worrisome signs of a global economic slow-down, growing inequalities, conflicts and a global environmental crisis. The eviden...

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International Women’s Day – UN Chief (8 March 2020)

Video message by H.E. Mr. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General on International Women's Day. Gender equality is fundamentally a question of power. Transforming the balance of power is essential, not o...

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Ralph Bunche: Hero for Peace

A changemaker who was the first African American to win the Nobel Peace Prize, Ralph Bunche is considered the ‘Father of Peacekeeping’ for his contributions to the United Nations. And yet his is not a name many would ...

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The 75th UN General Assembly – Live on YouTube #UNGA75

The 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly opens this September, marking three quarters of a century of the Organization’s existence. Against the backdrop of a global pandemic, climate crisis and risin...

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#Youth4Disarmament event engages youth champions in disarmament issues

Today’s world is home to the largest generation of youth in history: 1.8 billion people. Young people around the world have a crucial role to play in securing our common future. That is why the United Nations Office f...

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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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UN Female Police Officer of the Year, Major Seynabou Diouf of Senegal

31 Oct 2019 - Major Seynabou Diouf of the Senegal National Police has been selected as the 2019 United Nations Female Police Officer of the Year.

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Why is COP24 So Important? – Conference on Climate Change

COP24 is the informal name for the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. At COP24 countries will finalize the Paris Agreement Implementation Guidelines. The UNF...

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Climate Action for People and Planet

Delaying action on climate change will cost more lives and livelihoods. It is critical that all countries use the COVID-19 recovery to transition away from fossil fuels and toward a clean energy future. Delaying actio...