Wednesday, 07 October 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.

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UN Foundation: Pieces of Peace  iTunes

piecesThe app makes it easy to get involved and includes some innovative (and fun) ways to learn about the work of the United Nations. An interactive photo-scramble game, "Pieces of Peace," gives users the ability to have fun while they learn by unscrambling photos taken around the world that are related to the work of the UN.


UNEP Carbon Calculator iTunes

co2 appVery large cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases are needed if we are to avoid the worst effects of global climate change. This iPhone App illustrates the vital contribution that terrestrial and marine ecosystems can and must make to reducing concentrations of atmospheric greenhouse gases by sequestering and storing carbon.


FAO Forestry App iTunes

fao-forest appLearn all about forests and forestry in this new app produced by the Food And Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. See photos and read interesting facts and videos about forests. Take a forestry quiz and make a difference to people who depend on forest by making an online donation!


UNMIK Kosovo iTunes, Android & Windows 7

unmikWith the UNMIK App, the United Nations Mission in Kosovo offers subscribers all the latest news reported by the local media in Kosovo and activities of the mission at the touch of a finger.

The UNMIK App is compatible with every brand of smart phones and tablets, including the Ipad. You can download it for free from your mobile device at After a few simple steps it’s in your palm.


'Score the Goals' iTunes & Windows 7

scorethegoals windows7'Score The Goals: Teaming Up to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals' is a 32-page educational comic book app featuring 10 football UN Goodwill Ambassadors, who are challenged to tackle the eight MDGs along their journey towards being rescued. The comic book is aimed at 8-14 year-old children and provides a fun interactive way to help them understand, familiarise and reflect about poverty and development issues.


UN Innovations in Public Governance iTunes

publicserviceawardsUN Innovations in Public Governance provides an overview of successful innovations in governance and public administration from countries that have received the United Nations Public Service Awards, which is the most prestigious international recognition of excellence in public service.


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