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Propelling Progress on Paris Agreement

United Nations - UN is building coalitions with leaders from government, business, and communities to accelerate progress on climate action to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement and keep global temperature rise to ...

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UNDP Panda Ambassadors for SDGs

United Nations - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has established a new method on spreading the word about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs.) They designated two panda cubs as the first-ever anim...

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COVID-19, Climate Crisis and Threats to Peace: Leaders Address Pressing Issues at UN

The COVID-19 pandemic, the climate crisis, threats to peace and other pressing global issues topped the agenda as leaders from around the world continued their annual debate at the United Nations. Ghana’s President ca...

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Daily Wrap: COVID Public Health Emergency, Jobs, Energy Access & A Better Future | United Nations

Ending the COVID public health emergency, boosting jobs especially for young people, providing clean energy for all and securing a better future for generations to come were discussed at the United Nations today as le...

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Natasha’s Journey, a Ukrainian Refugee in Portugal

A Ukrainian refugee shares her journey escaping war in her homeland. Nataliia “Natasha” arrived in Lisbon, Portugal with her daughter at the end of a daunting journey, when she had to leave her husband behind. She tel...

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Barbados: Sea-level Rise & Coastal Erosion -United Nations Chief sees Climate Impacts ahead of COP26

Secretary-General António Guterres saw first-hand the impacts of climate change in Barbados. Accompanied by Prime Minister Mia Mottley, the Secretary-General visited an area impacted by sea-level rise, costal erosion ...

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COVID-19 surge in India – UN to support

The United Nations has deployed all the personnel and resources at its disposal to help Indians deal with the deadly surge in COVID-19 that has seen more than 300,000 reported new cases per day, for almost two weeks n...

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UN General Assembly: Haiti appeals for compassion on migrants

The Prime Minister of Haiti today called on leaders to adopt a compassionate approach to migration, as the United Nations General Assembly continued its high-level debate. “Many countries which are prosperous today h...

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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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Indian environmentalist explains how we can build a resilient world: Paris Climate Agreement.

The world’s climate crisis means we are seeing more intense storms, rising sea levels, increased drought, and more human suffering. But leading Indian environmentalist Sunita Narain says we don’t have to accept this. ...