Wednesday, 22 February 2017

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Language colours the world

Language colours the world

21.2.2017 – If you visit the Himba tribe in Namibia, people will have a hard time understanding what you mean by the colour ‘blue’. You, on the other hand, will be put to shame by the ease with which the locals discern the colour green into a myriad of shades,... Read more

“We must all work for social justice in international solidarity”

“We must all work for social justice in international solida…

20 February 2017 – For the World Day of Social Justice, two UN human rights experts call for international ... Read more

UN Secretary-General António Guterres at Munich Security Conference:  “The Syrian conflict has become a terrible threat for many countries”

UN Secretary-General António Guterres at Munich Security Con…

  Addressing the Munich Security Conference on Saturday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres emphasi... Read more

Visit of UN Secretary-General Guterres to Bonn and Munich:

Visit of UN Secretary-General Guterres to Bonn and Munich: "…

On his second day in Germany, UN Secretary-General António Guterres continued to participate in the meetin... Read more

‘A United Europe has a crucial role to play’: Agenda 2030 and international peace and security issues rank high during Secretary-General’s three day visit to Germany

‘A United Europe has a crucial role to play’: Agenda 2030 an…

  UN Secretary-General António Guterres has begun his three day visit to Germany. In Germany’s U... Read more

Humanity at risk for the sake of ballots

Humanity at risk for the sake of ballots

17.2.2017 – “It is difficult to overstate the gravity of the crises we currently face”, stated ... Read more

Peacekeeping: a French man leading the Blue Helmets

Peacekeeping: a French man leading the Blue Helmets

In office since 2011, the French diplomat Hervé Ladsous will be replaced at the end of March by another Fr... Read more

Guterres sees hope in youth against challenges of nationalism

Guterres sees hope in youth against challenges of nationalis…

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has expressed his hope that the world´s youth will provide a r... Read more

Smurfs team up with United Nations in 2017 for a happier, more peaceful and equitable world

Smurfs team up with United Nations in 2017 for a happier, mo…

The popular Smurfs characters are encouraging children, young people and adults to make the world happier, more p... Read more

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Join #TeamSmurfs, the United Nations, and UNICEF to tackle 17 big goals and make the world a happier place for the International Day of Happiness on 20 March. Take the quiz at smallsmurfsbiggoals.com to find out more about #SmallSmurfsBigGoals.

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“Together - Respect, safety and dignity for all”

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The campaign highlights the economic, cultural and social contributions that migrants and refugees make to countries of origin, transit and destination. It also counters some misinformation and misperceptions.

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