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A documentary that makes the biggest little difference

A documentary that makes the biggest little difference

  In Brussels, cinema-goers marking World Environment Day gathered at the Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels, BOZAR, for the European premiere of John Chester’s film and life story The Biggest Little Farm. The Ciné-ONU (UN Cinema) screening, co-organised by UNRIC, the European Commission and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the... Read more

Tax pollution and end fossil fuel subsidies

Tax pollution and end fossil fuel subsidies

UN Secretary-General António Guterres calls for taxes on pollution and end to fossil fuel subsidies on the occasi... Read more

Cycling as a sustainable means of transportation

Cycling as a sustainable means of transportation

  World Bicycle Day celebrates the bicycle as a simple, affordable, reliable, clean and environmentally fit m... Read more

The responsibility of political leaders

The responsibility of political leaders

Birgit Van Hout Regional Representative for Europe UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) - Freedom of express... Read more

Climate an increasingly important part of the political agenda, UNEP Europe director states ahead of elections

Climate an increasingly important part of the political agen…

Climate change is dominating the political agenda ahead of the European Parliament elections next week. As climat... Read more

Sustainable science & the SDGs

Sustainable science & the SDGs

On 6 May 2019, a conference on sustainable science and the sustainable development goals (SDGs) was held in Bruss... Read more

Citizen journalists – a story from Syria

Citizen journalists – a story from Syria

May 2019 - When private individuals, normally the consumers of journalism, start generating their own news conten... Read more

Putting a stop to school-related gender-based violence

Putting a stop to school-related gender-based violence

Yesterday a “Putting a stop to school-related gender-based violence” conference was held along with a presentatio... Read more

The cool coast may not be cold for much longer

The cool coast may not be cold for much longer

Svalbard is the only place on earth where the population of polar bears may outnumber humans, with roughly 3,000 ... Read more

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International Day of Peacekeepers

Video message by H.E. Mr. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, on the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers.

UN Peacekeepers : Protecting Civilians, Protecting Peace

peacekeepers have been deployed for more than seven decades. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the landmark Security Council resolution which put protection of civilians at the heart of UN Peacekeeping.

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