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‘Aquaman’ Jason Momoa Makes Waves With Youth At UN Ocean Forum

‘Aquaman’ star Jason Momoa issued a strong call to action with youth from around the world at a Forum held on the beach as part of the United Nations Ocean Conference in Portugal. The actor and activist, joined by Uni...

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Why Oceans Matter to Cody Simpson and People Around the World

Australian singer-songwriter Cody Simpson joins United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and people around the world in declaring that the ocean matters to the health of the planet and all of its inhabitants....

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Hate Speech & the Consequences Explained | What You Can Do to Prevent the Next Atrocity

Learn More about the International Day for Countering Hate Speech, 18 June - https://www.un.org/en/observances/countering-hate-speech Hate speech incites violence and has devastating effects on communities. Its sca...

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Lebanon’s Minefields | Clearing the hidden remnants of war | UN Story

Zeina Saleh is a young Lebanese woman working in mine clearance and explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) in southern Lebanon. Women working in the field of demining are rare. Zeina Saleh is amongst those very few women ...

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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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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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Ukraine: UN Humanitarian Chief Decries ‘Crime Scene,’ Urges Ceasefire

On 7 April 2022, United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Martin Griffiths visited Bucha and Irpin outside Kyiv, Ukraine. He described the visit as horrifying, s...

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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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International Day of Mine Awareness: Zeina’s mission to save lives in Lebanon

The International Day of Mine Awareness, marked on 4 April, reminds nations to rid the world of landmines and unexploded devices that threaten innocent civilians long after the guns have fallen silent. Women and me...

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UN Charter – “We the Peoples” – Reading of UN Charter Preamble | United Nations

The Charter of the United Nations is the founding document of the United Nations. It was signed on 26 June 1945, in San Francisco, at the conclusion of the United Nations Conference on International Organization, and ...