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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 chi...

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Daily Wrap: Justice for minorities, climate action and the power of youth

Daily wrap 3 of the General Assembly's High Level Week "Minorities are fighting for a fair role in the country we love. I'm here to tell you we will not give up, but we need your help," Nobel Peace Laureate Nadia M...

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Time to Transform Education | Transforming Education Summit

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...

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How Korean Artists with Disability Create a New Perspective | UN Story | 대한민국

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...

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Hate Speech | What are the Consequences ? | What You Can Do to Prevent the Next Atrocity

Hate speech incites violence and has devastating effects on communities. Its scale and impact are nowadays amplified by new technologies and social media to the point that online hate speech has become one of the most...

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The Secret Path to Freedom over Niagara Falls | Global Lens | UN Story

Niagara Falls, NY, is not only a place of natural wonder, it also a central location in the history of African American resistance to slavery and discrimination. During the 19th century, Niagara Falls was one of the l...

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Holocaust Survivor and Jazz Pianist: Simon Gronowski | United Nations in Action

Simon Gronowski is an 89-year-old lawyer, jazz pianist and author who escaped the Holocaust in Nazi Germany during the World War II. He started playing the piano in memory of his late sister who was deported to Auschw...

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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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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 ...

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