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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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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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The Impacts of Global Warming of 1.5 °C – IPCC Special Report

An IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of c...

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The People’s Seat: Speak up on climate change #TakeYourSeat

The UN is launching a new seat – The People's Seat – that will give everyone a seat at the table at COP24, the UN Climate Change Conference happening this December. The People’s Seat will allow peopleto “virtually si...

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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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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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Bangladeshi UN Peacekeepers Deliver Critical Medical Aid to Remote Communities

Bangladeshi Blue Helmets deployed with the United Nations peacekeeping operation in Mali are traveling to remote parts of the country to provide critical medical assistance to individuals in need. This benefits Malian...

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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...