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Worst attack on UN Peacekeepers in recent history

14 Peacekeepers have been killed in the worst attack on Blue Helmets. The peacekeepers were all Tanzanian troops deployed to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. They were killed in an attack in the conflict-torn eas...


World Environment Day 2021 – UN Chief (5 June 2021)

Video Message by António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, on World Environment Day 2021. We are rapidly reaching the point of no return for the planet. We face a triple environmental emergency –biod...


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...


Women And The Colombia Peace Accord

United Nations - Women played a central role in Colombia’s recent peace accord. In a historic first for the country, women’s rights were placed at the heart of the agreement 21st Century: Episode #123 Script: http:...


Why Burna Boy is at United Nations Headquarters in NYC | April 2022 | UN Story

Nigerian Grammy-winning superstar Burna Boy gets a backstage tour of the United Nations from its highest-ranking woman and fellow Nigerian, Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed. From his visit to her office on the ...


When Hurricane Iota Nearly Destroyed Providencia Island in Colombia | UN Story

A tiny island in the Caribbean was decimated by Hurricane Iota in 2020. Although the loss of human life was minimal, the impact on the island’s precious ecosystems deeply changed the perspective of its inhabitants. Tw...


We are still heading for Climate Catastrophe – UN Chief | United Nations | #COP26 | Climate Action

New and updated commitments made ahead of the pivotal climate conference COP26 in the past months are a positive step forward, but the world remains on track for a dangerous global temperature rise of at least 2.7°C t...


Volcanic Eruption: UN launches appeal for Saint Vincent & the Grenadines

The UN launched a $29 million funding appeal Tuesday, 20 April 2021 to aid citizens of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. An eruption at La Soufrière volcano in the Caribbean country left the entire population of the...


USA, Germany & Nauru on Climate and Security – Security Council Stakeout (8 April 2021)

Co-chairs of the Group of Friends on Climate and Security Ambassador Christoph Heusgen, Permanent Representative of Germany, and Ambassador Margo Dieye, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Nauru, with Ambassad...


United Nations Peacekeeping: 70 Years of Service and Sacrifice

Deployed to some of the most challenging environments to help some of the most vulnerable people, over 120 countries contribute troops and police to UN Peacekeeping and over one million men and women have served under...

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