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This Week at the UN in 60 Seconds – 19 April 2019

This week's top news: - UNESCO ready to help rebuild Notre Dame - Peacekeeping chief in Central African Republic - Financing Sustainable Development More at UN News: news.un.org/en/

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A Bird Watcher’s Paradise

United Nations - The Keoladeo National Park in Rajasthan, India is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Yet many of its population of over 300 species of birds are threatened by the effects of climate change. The combination...

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Rodney’s Journey: Making the ark of return

United Nations - After winning a design competition sponsored by UNESCO in 2013, Rodney Leon’s masterpiece, the Ark of Return, which is the Permanent Memorial in honour of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic ...

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The Ark of Return: Lest We Forget

For over 400 years, more than 15 million men, women and children were the victims of the tragic transatlantic slave trade, one of the darkest chapters in human history. The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Orga...

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Iraq: Living and dying for Journalism

United Nations, New York, May 2010 - Far too often, working as a journalist means putting your life in jeopardy. At least 125 reporters were murdered in the last two years, according to UNESCO, the UN agency charged w...