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Thank you Mauritania : Service & Sacrifice

As a volunteer with his country's armed forces, Mauritanian-born Mohamed Ali Riha seized the opportunity to become a United Nations peacekeeper. His desire to help the most vulnerable people was realized when he join...


A planet powered by green energy – Paris Climate Agreement Explainer

We need energy every day of our lives, but our planet is becoming hotter because most of our electricity still comes from fossil fuels. But we don’t have to choose between using energy and protecting the planet. UN En...


Malala Yousafzai: “We are facing an education emergency” | UNGA | UN General Assembly

UN Messenger of Peace Malala Yousafzai speaks with Annemarie Hou, Executive Director of the United Nations Office for Partnership. Malala called on world leaders to make schools safe for girls and protect every chi...


Daily Wrap – Transforming Education: A United Nations Summit Pledges Action

“If you are serious about creating a safe and sustainable future for the children, then be serious about education,” Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and UN Messenger of Peace Malala Yousafzai told the Transforming Educatio...


Supporting a future for girls’ education in Afghanistan

What steps must the international community take in support of a future for Afghan girls’ education? Hear from UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, Nobel Laureate and Malala Fund Co-Founder Malala Yousafzai, an...


Green Cities: Paris Climate Agreement

We have the power and know-how to transform our cities into green spaces, with clean transport and energy efficient buildings. UN Environment Programme Young Champion of the Earth Nzambi Matee explains how this can be...


Women on the Frontlines of Peace

The invaluable contributions of women to peace received a major international push twenty years ago, when the United Nations Security Council adopted a landmark resolution that boosted their impact on the geopolitical...


Durban+20: The fight for racial equality, past and future

Reparations, racial justice and equality for people of African descent will top the agenda as leaders meet two decades after the adoption of the landmark Durban Declaration and Programme of Action(DDPA). This histori...


Seychelles – Coral Crusaders

United Nations - Surrounded by over a million square kilometres of Indian Ocean, the people of the Seychelles depend on the sea for everything. But climate change is threatening their future. Now they are fighting fo...


How women defy the conflict in Mali

The second in a series of videos on women leaders around the world, this feature takes place in Mali. Despite the dangers in areas such as Mopti and Gao, there are also encouraging signs of progress thanks to individu...

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