Saturday, 31 January 2015

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United Nations Mobile Applications


UN mobile apps and e-publication are an easy and informative way to engage every day with the UN.

From data visualisation to the latest news, the UN is at your fingertips with over two dozen mobile apps to date. Load them onto your phone or tablet and keep up to date with the UN's latest digital works!

Below you will find a complete list of UN digital products.

→ More e-books, e-collections and databases from the UN Digital website

The United Nations Calendar of Observances: Making a Difference iTunes | Google Play

UN-icalFeaturing information on United Nations observances, the 2015 United Nations Calendar app illustrates the breadth of the Organization’s activities around the world.  It also provides links to videos and websites, and options for sharing information via e-mail and social media.  With its highlights of United Nations achievements, the Android app also commemorates the seventieth anniversary of the founding of the Organization.


UN Audio Channels iTunes

UNAudioChannelsBe up to date on what is happening in the United Nations and around the world, straight from the source. Listen to the latest news bulletins and features stories, daily radio programs, interviews, daily press briefings and live coverage of many UN General Assembly and Security Council meetings. Available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Kiswahili.


UN News Reader (for Android users)

unnews appThe UN News Reader app for Android directly connects readers with the latest UN news feeds that are available in all six UN official languages - Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.


ILOSTAT Country Profiles iTunes

ILO-countrystatsThis app provides easy access to country-level data for labour market indicators from the ILO.

The yearly indicators are standardized for comparability across countries and rely heavily on the official submission of data by national authorities from over 200 countries, territories and areas.


ILO InfoStories iTunes

ILOInfoStoriesUnderstand the world of work with ILO InfoStories. Drawing on the wealth of information and analysis available to the ILO, each issue uses a visual narrative to present a unique perspective on labour-related themes.


UNMAS Landmine & ERW Safety

UNMAS-APPThis application is designed to complement the Landmine and Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) Safety Handbook, produced by the United Nations.

Its ultimate aim is to provide general landmine and ERW awareness and safety information to organisations and individuals working in the vicinity of areas affected by these devices in order to minimise the risk of accidents


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