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Climate Activists Take Over #COP27 for People’s Plenary

Hundreds of civil society representatives took over the COP27 plenary to demand climate justice. The ceremony started with a blessing from the indigenous peoples of Brazil, reflecting the important role of spiritualit...


‘Loss and damage’ negotiations hang in the balance at #COP27

COP27 is scheduled to wrap up in 24 hours but countries remain divided on several significant issues including ‘loss and damage’, the UN Secretary-General said on Thursday, urging parties to rise to the urgency of mom...


UN Chief Meets Young Climate Activists at COP27

Youth Roundtable - UN Secretary-General António Guterres met with a Youth Advisory Group and participate in a roundtable with youth NGOs. ---- In November 2022, the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt will ...


Service & Sacrifice: Thank you Türkiye | UN Peacekeeping

The Republic of Türkiye has been a consistent contributor to United Nations Peacekeeping for over 50 years. Türkiye deploys uniformed personnel to the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS); the United Nations Multidim...


The World Has Reached 8 Billion – Now What? | Global Focus

As our global population reaches 8 billion, what does this mean for our world? Dr. Rachel Snow of the United Nations Population Fund is here to answer your questions. 00:27 Will Our Population Keep Rising Forever? 0...


Choosing between Cooperation & Death – Climate Implementation Summit #COP27 | United Nations

Our capacity to tackle #ClimateChange depends on countries and companies choosing between cooperation and death. That was the main message of the first day of the Climate Implementation Summit at #COP27 in Egypt. ...


Uganda: Revitalizing Markets for Host Communities and Refugees | United Nation

Okubani Market is located in Yumbe District of northern Uganda, within the Bidibidi refugee settlement which hosts some 270,000 refugees mostly from South Sudan. The market is a vital economic hub for the host commun...


#COP27: Now the hard work begins | UN News | Climate Action | United Nations

COPs are a marathon, not a sprint. During the first week, country negotiators set the parameters for the serious, and often exhausting, horse-trading that begins this week, when ministers fly in, with the aim of hamme...


Uganda: Making Life Brighter with Solar Energy | United Nations

In Uganda, some 26 million people, more than half of the country’s population, live without electricity. It hits rural areas harder, causing high unemployment rates and hampering their development. Bright Life is a s...


Generations Across the Sea: Empowering Older Persons to Sail

When Maria Ramires was growing up in Portugal, she admired her grandmother – one of the first women in the country to graduate college who eventually became a professor dedicated to helping others. Inspired by this ex...

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