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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...

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Save Our Oceans

The opening of this 25-second video will leave you wondering: Can I guess what these flags mean? The answer will remind you that the oceans demand the world's attention.

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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 ...

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How Effective Are vaccines? History of Immunization | Global Focus | UN Story

Vaccines save at least 4 to 5 million lives every year. This remarkable success story is the result of massive immunization campaigns that have swept round the world in recent decades. Smallpox, which killed hundreds ...

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Japan: Let’s Learn about Global Goals! | United Nations in Action

In the small coastal Japanese city of Hakui, elementary students visit local shops to learn how the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are incorporated in their businesses. They are making “SDG newspapers” for their...

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Getting South African Youth Vaccinated – UNIA | United Nations | COVID-19

Zikhona Madubela, a young entrepreneur in Khayelitsha township in Cape Town, is on a mission to persuade youth to wear masks and get a COVID vaccine. She meets scepticism, COVID fatigue and misinformation along the wa...

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How can we end COVID? The UN’s Global Vaccine Strategy

70% of COVID vaccines have been distributed to the world’s ten largest economies, but the world’s poorest countries have received just 0.8%. This inequality is not only unjust, it poses a threat to the whole world. Wi...

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A Presidency of Hope: Incoming UN General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid

COVID has shown humanity at its best – with so many putting themselves in harm’s way to help others. We can beat the climate crisis by committing to keep temperature rises to 1.5 degrees Celsius. There is hope for the...

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Sustainable Development- Our Common Agenda

Humanity faces a stark and urgent choice: breakdown or breakthrough. The choices we make today could result in a future of perpetual crises, or a breakthrough to a better, more sustainable, peaceful future. On 10 Sept...

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