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Lebanon’s Minefields | Clearing the hidden remnants of war | UN Story

Zeina Saleh is a young Lebanese woman working in mine clearance and explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) in southern Lebanon. Women working in the field of demining are rare. Zeina Saleh is amongst those very few wome...


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...


Afghanistan: UN Presses Relief Effort

The UN is committed to stay and deliver in Afghanistan to help advance peace and human rights for all, that’s what top UN officials said this week (16-20 August 2021). They called on the international community to ex...


No Denying It – United Nations Climate Action podcast | Check it out today!

Debuting August 26, 2021. No Denying It, the UN climate action podcast, brings you the voices of young climate changemakers from across our warming planet. These activists, engineers, and entrepreneurs show us how w...


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...


Haiti: Singing For Peace

United Nations - From Haiti, singing for peace – one remarkable man, travels the country sharing his message … and his music. 21st Century: Episode #125 Script: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/21stcshow125haiti.pdf


Race to stop food crisis – UN report

Mounting numbers of people face acute hunger and require urgent life-saving assistance with food insecurity soaring to a five-year high, an annual report launched by an international alliance of UN, governmental and n...


Daily Wrap: War in Ukraine, Funding for Palestine Refugees and Sahel Region Challenges

The United Nations continued its annual high-level week with special meetings focused on the war in Ukraine, funding for the Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and challenges in th...


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...


Trust Fund in Support of Victims of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

As part of their joint commitment with the United Nations to support victims and help rebuild their lives, 24 Member States donate to the Trust Fund in support of victims of sexual exploitation and abuse.

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