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The World Population Has Reached 8 Billion – Now What? | Global Focus

The global population has reached 8 billion, what does this mean for the future of our world? Dr. Rachel Snow of the United Nations Population Fund is here to answer your questions. #8BillionStrong 00:00 8 Billion...


Generations Across the Sea: Empowering Older Persons to Sail

When Maria Ramires was growing up in Portugal, she admired her grandmother – one of the first women in the country to graduate college who eventually became a professor dedicated to helping others. Inspired by this e...


Walking the World | Little Amal Finds a Home at the UN

Little Amal is a giant puppet of a 10-year-old Syrian refugee girl traveling the world in search of a home. How will we welcome her? On 16 Sep 2022, the puppet visited the United Nations ahead of the Transforming E...


Malala Yousafzai: “We are facing an education emergency” | UNGA | UN General Assembly

UN Messenger of Peace Malala Yousafzai speaks with Annemarie Hou, Executive Director of the United Nations Office for Partnership. Malala called on world leaders to make schools safe for girls and protect every child...


Time to Transform Education following COVID-19 | Transforming Education Summit | United Nations

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on education are severe and will only be fully understood in the years to come, says Costa Rica's former education minister, Leonardo Garnier. Mr. Garnier is the Special Advisor ...


‘Pakistan is paying the price of something that was created by others’ – UN Chief message

I have seen many humanitarian disasters in the world, but I have never seen climate carnage on this scale. I have simply no words to describe what I have seen today. Climate change caused by human activity is super...


Korean Artists Break Barriers One Brushstroke at a Time | 대한민국 | UN Story

In Seoul, South Korea, an art exhibition was held at the Seoul Art Center where 43 artists with developmental disabilities participated in the exhibition of over 100 different paintings. Among them were artists Hansol...


Can the United Nations Stop a War?

Can the United Nations stop a war? Can the Security Council stop a war? UN Spokesperson Eri Kaneko answers these questions, and explains the key functions of the United Nations Security Council. The functions an...


“What Were You Wearing” – Survivors of Sexual Assault Speak up

The “What Were You Wearing?” art exhibit at the United Nations invites observers to see the outfits worn by sexual assault survivors at the time of their attack, confronting and refuting the implicit victim-blaming in...


Why does Portugal have a sea brigade?

How do you clean beaches? When the Sea Brigade started in Portugal, they were just a handful of people labelled crazy for cleaning up the garbage of others. Now that 7,000 volunteers have bene part of this movement, t...

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