Wednesday, 25 May 2016

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Our Land, Our Rights

Our Land, Our Rights

25.05.2016 – Sam Nujoma’s first President was not sworn in until 1989. There are still 17 remaining territories that are non-self-governed around the world. In a vast political reshaping of the world, more than 80 former colonies comprising some 750 million people have gained independence since the creation of the... Read more

SDG Global Campaign Centre To Open In Bonn

SDG Global Campaign Centre To Open In Bonn

24.05.2016 – UN Assistant Secretary-General (ASG) Magdy Martínez-Solimán and State Secretary Friedrich Kitschelt ... Read more

Less Talk, More Action!

Less Talk, More Action!

24.05.2016 – The second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) takes place this week at... Read more

#ShareHumanity

#ShareHumanity

23.05.2016 – The world is witnessing the highest level of human suffering since the Second World War. This is why... Read more

Ciné-ONU: THE ANTHROPOLOGIST

Ciné-ONU: THE ANTHROPOLOGIST

20.05.2016 – “If we can’t stop the change that is coming, will we be able to change ourselves?” This question, co... Read more

Honour Our Heroes

Honour Our Heroes

19.05.2016 – Accompanied by his family, Senegal's Captain Mbaye Diagne – who saved lives during the Rwanda genoci... Read more

Make #NotWasting Your Way of Life

Make #NotWasting Your Way of Life

18.05.2016 - Food loss and waste is a global social, economic and environmental issue. Each year one third of glo... Read more

Migration: “We need to ask ourselves what we want”

Migration: “We need to ask ourselves what we want”

17.5.2016 – At Brussel’s Palais d’Egmont, prominent UN speakers and Belgian Ministers gathered for a conference w... Read more

Switched On and Connected for a Better Future

Switched On and Connected for a Better Future

17.05.2016 - Information and communication technologies (ICTs) entrepreneurs, start-ups and small to medium-sized... Read more

Impossible Choices

Impossible choices are made every day by over 125 million people affected by crises and natural disasters. What would you do?
Flee your home to escape civil war, leaving behind everything you know and love? With airstrikes imminent, what do you choose to save and what do you leave behind?

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In partnership with the artist, UNRIC is using Elyx to highlight a series of international observances.