Tuesday, 09 February 2016

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World Humanitarian Summit Report Launch

World Humanitarian Summit Report Launch

09.02.2016 – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will launch his report for the World Humanitarian Summit in New York today. The report presents the Secretary General’s vision for the Summit, which is the first of its kind and will convene in Istanbul, Turkey from 23-24 of May, 2016. In the report, Ban... Read more

Free and Equal Stamp Launch

Free and Equal Stamp Launch

08.02.2016 - On 5 February 2016, the United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) unveiled a set of six commemorat... Read more

History has been made #SupportSyrians

History has been made #SupportSyrians

05.02.2016 - History was made in London yesterday at the #SupportSyrians conference when donors pledged over... Read more

World Cancer Day 2016

World Cancer Day 2016

04.02.2016 - Each year, WHO and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) support the Unio... Read more

#SupportSyrians - Syria donor conference kicks off in London

#SupportSyrians - Syria donor conference kicks off in London…

4.2.2016 - World leaders will gather today for a donor conference in London in an attempt to raise £6.2bn ($9bn; ... Read more

51 years of struggle against Female Genital Mutilation

51 years of struggle against Female Genital Mutilation

 03.02.2016 - The 6th February will mark International Day of Zero Tolerance For Female Genital Mutilat... Read more

ECOSOC Youth Forum 2016

ECOSOC Youth Forum 2016

02.02.2016 – The ECOSOC Youth Forum, “Youth Taking Action to Implement the 2030 Agenda,” comes to an end at UN He... Read more

UNHCR US$550 Million Appeal

UNHCR US$550 Million Appeal

  01.02.2016 - For 2016, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR) and the International Org... Read more

The World This Week

The World This Week

29.01.2016 - This week's #PhotoFriday highlights some of the most important UN news stories emanating from across t... Read more

Short films on Climate Change

A selection of some of the best short films from the Mobile Film Festival, 'Act on Climate Change', organized in partnership with the UN - Learn more.


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