Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Helsinki forum on Syria: the children’s struggle for education

Helsinki forum on Syria: the children’s struggle for education

A new interactive documentary providing an intimate look into the lives of Syrian school-aged children living as refugees in Lebanon was launched by UNICEF today. #ImagineaSchool provides a first-hand account of the challenges Syrian refugees face in their struggle to access education. UNICEF released the stories of 19 children to coincide... Read more

Yemen:  the unbearable silent death of a suffering nation

Yemen: the unbearable silent death of a suffering nation

  Imagine a poor country, ravaged by war, where half of the hospitals and schools are closed, and every other... Read more

WMO confirms 2016 as hottest year on record

WMO confirms 2016 as hottest year on record

The year 2016 has been confirmed as the hottest year on record, surpassing the exceptionally high temperatures of... Read more

Statelessness a profound violation of human rights

Statelessness a profound violation of human rights

18.1.2017 – A baby is born stateless every 10 minutes, and over 500,000 persons remain stateless within Eur... Read more

Guterres: “Diversity is a richness – not a threat”

Guterres: “Diversity is a richness – not a threat”

 The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for increased political, cultural and economic ... Read more

How better data saves lives

How better data saves lives

On 16 January, the first-ever United Nations World Data Forum kicked off in Cape Town, South-Africa. Over 1000 da... Read more

SOLD: A Ciné-ONU success at BOZAR

SOLD: A Ciné-ONU success at BOZAR

SOLD is a feature film adaptation of the globally acclaimed novel by Patricia McCormick. Based on true stories, S... Read more

Secretary-General António Guterres urges surge in diplomacy for peace

Secretary-General António Guterres urges surge in diplomacy …

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appealed to the Security Council to "commit to a surge i... Read more

What have tuna and asteroids, Chernobyl and gastronomy in common?

What have tuna and asteroids, Chernobyl and gastronomy in co…

5 January 2017. While there is certainly an obvious link between tuna and sustainable gastronomy, Chernobyl and a... Read more

SG Message Combatting Anti Muslim Bigotry

UN Secretary-General António Guterres video message to High-Level Forum on Combating Anti-Muslim Discrimination and Hatred 17 January 2017.

A dream that never stops...

New single by UNODC Goodwill Ambassador Ozark Henry.

“Together - Respect, safety and dignity for all”

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The campaign highlights the economic, cultural and social contributions that migrants and refugees make to countries of origin, transit and destination. It also counters some misinformation and misperceptions.

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