RT @Refugees: Greece has witnessed a rise in sea and land arrivals since the summer - 4800 in September, the highest since March 2016 - new…

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23 Nov 2017
13 year old student Sylvie Watts at the event “From Desperation to Inspiration: The 70th Anniversary of the Anne Frank Diary” held in early November at UN Headquarters in New York. UN News/Nam Cho More than 500 students came to UN Headquarters in New York this month to mark the 70th anniversary of the publication of the...

Recycle♻️ Sustainable consumption and production ensures a better quality of life for all. More here: https://t.co/dFLyw8U1dS #GlobalGoals https://t.co/kxSVgh9lRC

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23 Nov 2017
Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Dianne Penn. In today’s special programme: We'll hear from a top human rights official on the ongoing efforts to bring an end to the death penalty; and: We'll learn how Anne Frank, the young Holocaust victim, continues to inspire young...

RT @WHO: WHO gravely concerned by deteriorating situation in #EasternGhouta#Syria https://t.co/vQe6ebw3e9 via @WHOEMRO 📷: @OCHA_Syria htt…

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23 Nov 2017
The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva. Photo: UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré Philippines urged to stop attacks and killings in anti-drugs campaign The Philippines should investigate killings connected to the state's war on drugs and stop the attacks, UN-appointed rights experts said on Thursday. Three...

Take a moment on Thanksgiving to help a child from a food-insecure family celebrate! Use @WFP's ShareTheMeal app https://t.co/vggcFA7oQS https://t.co/JUiEXPGyDD

RT @free_equal: Four years fighting for equal rights & fair treatment for #LGBTI people everywhere. Learn more about @free_equal: https://t…

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23 Nov 2017
Andrew Gilmour, the United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights at UN Headquarters in New York. UN Photo/Manuel Elias An initiative to end the trade in lethal drugs and other tools used for capital punishment or torture has been hailed by a senior UN official as a potential "step forward in...

1.3 billion tonnes of food is lost or wasted each year. Cut down food waste today & every day with @FAOnews tips: https://t.co/Ewfm28Z5s2 https://t.co/E6iLzIHXM7

23 Nov 2017

Rural Solutions is a video series that highlights solutions to specific challenges that are common in rural areas of developing countries. Biogas provides an environmentally-friendly alternative to power rural households - but biogas digesters are costly to set up, especially in remote areas. Here is a solution to this from...

RT @UNPeacekeeping: Elders perform a traditional dance in a community-awareness activity in #DRC on identifying sexual exploitation & abuse…

Thank you to all who stand #WithRefugees! See ways to show your support for those who had to flee their homes ⬇️ https://t.co/TO8uO7iiYw

In order to shift the culture, we must first understand what sexual violence and harassment look like: https://t.co/ryXpXL5Qu3 #16days #orangetheworld https://t.co/fIY8ZhxkFW

RT @UN: "Slavery has no place in our world" On situation of African migrants in Libya, @antonioguterres calls for enhanced international…

RT @antonioguterres: Violence against women is fundamentally about power. It will only end when gender equality and the full empowerment of…

Sustainable cities mean: ✔️Safe & affordable housing ✔️Public transport ✔️Green public spaces ✔️Inclusive urban planning Here's how we can achieve them: https://t.co/vWvWnhbGNs #GlobalGoals https://t.co/lVYetcPb6m

RT @WFP: 17 million women, children & men in #Yemen are facing famine. The clock is ticking, their lives are at stake. Here's how you can…

22 Nov 2017

Speaking at the United Nations, Secretary-General António Guterres as well as Canadian actress and activist Serinda Swan highlight the need to end the scourge of human trafficking.

"UN is committed to addressing violence against women in all its forms" -- @antonioguterres at #OrangeTheWorld event https://t.co/lbx6A6c0rz https://t.co/LUVtLkzoYI

22 Nov 2017

Rural Solutions is a video series that highlights solutions to specific challenges that are common in rural areas of developing countries. As natural resources become more scarce, herders who migrate seasonally have to travel long distances to find water and grazing land. Here is a solution to this from Senegal. Produced by:...

22 Nov 2017

Highlighting the plight of Rohingya refugees who have fled violence in Myanmar, senior UN official Pramila Patten called for actions to protect them from “a heightened risk” of trafficking. The remarks followed Ms. Patten’s recent visit to Bangladesh, where over 600,000 Rohingya have sought refuge since late August.

22 Nov 2017

The international community mobilized over $1.3 billion in pledges and more than $1 billion in loans and debt relief to help Caribbean nations recover from the strong hurricanes that pummelled the region a few months ago, during a meeting at United Nations Headquarters on Tuesday.

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22 Nov 2017
Lt General Roméo Dallaire speaking to Matt Wells. UN News/Matt Wells “New set of tools” needed for modern peacekeeping: Dallaire A “new set of tools” is needed to make UN peacekeeping fit for today's more dangerous and complex world.  That’s according to perhaps the most renowned of all former UN Force Commanders, Canadian...

RT @UNFPA: In rural #Aleppo, we’re ensuring that women’s voices are heard and their reproductive health needs are met. Follow @UNFPASyria f…

22 Nov 2017

A United Nations tribunal convicted the former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic on multiple counts of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, called the outcome a “momentous victory for justice.”

22 Nov 2017

The military victory against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) is only one component of a complex battle that addresses the root causes of extremist ideology, the United Nations envoy for Iraq said Wednesday.

22 Nov 2017

Energy is key to global development, but the world’s poorest and most vulnerable nations fare up to six times worse than their more industrialized counterparts when it comes to accessing the vital resource, the United Nations warned on Wednesday.

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22 Nov 2017
Inna Modja, Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), at the high-level launch of the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative for the elimination of violence against women and girls. The event was held on the margins of the General Assembly’s annual general debate. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas Men should be playing a...
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22 Nov 2017
14 year old refugee heads to school from the geriatriezentrum refugee camp in Vienna, Austria on May 2016. He and his family have been in Vienna since November 2015 after fleeing Basra, the southern Iraqi port city, in late 2015. ©UNICEF/UN021763/Gilbertson VII Photo Suicide of 11-year-old Afghan "a tragic reminder" of...
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22 Nov 2017
Bruce Miller, Creator and Executive producer of "The Handmaid's Tale," speaking at the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. UN News/Elizabeth Scaffidi Creator of the multiple Emmy award-winning television series "The Handmaid's Tale," Bruce Miller, hopes his show becomes "irrelevant very...
22 Nov 2017

Achieving gender equality and the full empowerment of women is the answer to ending violence against women, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said Wednesday, calling for collective global action on this cause.

New @UNCTAD report focuses on energy access for the Least Developed Countries, where 62% of people have no electricity. Download & read ⬇️ https://t.co/XOuAOHHHLO

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22 Nov 2017
Serinda Swan, actor and human trafficking activist, at the UN Radio studio in New York. UN News/Elizabeth Scaffidi Just one of the ways actress Serinda Swan draws attention to the atrocities of sex trafficking is by jumping out of a plane. Celebrating World TV Day, Ms Swan spoke on Tuesday at a UN event on the importance of...
22 Nov 2017

Syrian opposition groups meeting in Saudi Arabia should do all they can to unify ahead of a fresh round of United Nations-facilitated talks in Geneva, UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura said on Wednesday.

22 Nov 2017

Media Stakeout by H.E. Mr. Sebastiano Cardi, Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations and President of the Security Council for the month of November, on United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO), UN Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI), and other matters Council.

22 Nov 2017

The UN's International Fund for Agricultural Development (I FAD) and the Rwandan government are promoting the use of clean renewable energy. Pacifique was selected as one of over 100 poor farmers to try out a new system called Flexi-biogas, which turns cow dung into gas for cooking.

22 Nov 2017

Remarks by Carey Mulligan, UK Global Dementia Friends and Alzheimer's Society Ambassador and Oscar-nominated actor, at the 2017 official commemoration of the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November). Learn more about this international day:

22 Nov 2017

Press conference by Ms. Pramila Patten, UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict

22 Nov 2017

Despite escalating violence and increasing humanitarian needs, life-saving medicines, medical equipment, and surgical supplies are being prevented from entering eastern Ghouta in Syria and the plan to transfer critically ill patients to hospitals elsewhere has not been approved, the United Nations health agency has warned.

22 Nov 2017

Daily Press Briefing: Violence against Women, Cote d'Ivoire, Peacekeeping, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iraq, Syria, Nigeria, Caribbean, Colombia, Refugees, Lebanon, Noon Briefing Guest Today Daily Press Briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General. Highlights: ------------------ - ON INTERNATIONAL DAY, U.N....

RT @UNHumanRights#Mladic conviction: “Today’s verdict is a warning to the perpetrators of such crimes that they will not escape justice,…

22 Nov 2017

Report by Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially in women and children, on trafficking of Persons in Conflict Situations at the 8111th meeting of the Security Council on 21 November 2017.

22 Nov 2017

Informal comments to the media by Sebastiano Cardi, Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations and President of the Security Council for the month of November; Vincenzo Amendola, Italian Under Secretary of State for Foreign Relations and International Cooperation; Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, the Special...

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22 Nov 2017
Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Matt Wells and Daniel Johnson. In today's programme: Green electricity grid innovations could be a solution to poorer nations' power supply issues; and: Reflecting on the "roller coaster ride" of UN mine action in South Sudan.    
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22 Nov 2017
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka (left), Executive director of UN Women, and Secretary-General António Guterres (right) at the United Nations Official Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe It's time to take collective action to end violence against women and...

1/3 of children under 5 in Karamoja, Uganda are suffering from stunted growth due to malnutrition. Thanks @WFP, this number has been declining. https://t.co/pgZ7e2llcD

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22 Nov 2017
Innovative alternatives to hugely costly power stations are a potential game-changer for Least Developed Countries. Photo: Jonathan Ernst/WorldBank Energy is key to global development but the world's poorest nations fare up to six times worse than their more industrialised counterparts when it comes to accessing the vital...
22 Nov 2017

One in three women and girls experience violence in their lifetime - Say No and UNiTe - Join us LIVE for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, #orangetheworld event, with commemoration remarks, a discussion with the crew of Emmy-winning show The Handmaid's Tale, performances by Backtrack,...

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22 Nov 2017
Ratko Mladic, former commander of the Bosnian Serb Army, at his trial judgement at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. Photo: ICTY War crimes verdict hailed for Mladic, the "epitome of evil" The conviction on Wednesday of Ratko Mladic for genocide following his role in the Srebrenica massacre has...

RT @Refugees: Kitchen sets Blankets Mattresses Winter clothes Plastic sheets Jerry cans Hygiene kits Solar lights These are some of the ite…

22 Nov 2017

Remarks by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of the UN Women, at the 2017 official commemoration of the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November). Learn more about this international day: http://www.un.org/en/events/endviolenceday/

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22 Nov 2017
Michel Forst during the presentation of his report to the General Assembly on 25 October 2017 at the UN Headquarters. (screen grab) An increasing number of threats are being made towards human rights defenders all over the world, with some being murdered, arrested, prosecuted unfairly and in some cases, they "simply...
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António Guterres

Watch live: #OrangeTheWorld event at UN Headquarters in NY in commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 👇https://t.co/WhwXXmCYWf https://t.co/ukDZ9m415m

RT @UN_Women: Today at 10am EST: Official @UN commemoration of the International Day to End Violence against Women! Follow live tweeting fr…

While migrant women help achieve #HealthForAll, their contributions, health needs and rights remain hidden in plain sight. More from new @WHO report⬇️ https://t.co/4LVxgScJJQ

22 Nov 2017

Panelists look on as Sherwin Bryce-Pease, UN Bureau Chief of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and the President of the UN Correspondence Association (UNCA) addresses the event held to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.From left to right: Carey Mulligan, actress...

22 Nov 2017

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women, addresses the event held to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.Also pictured, left to right: Moderator Sherwin Bryce-Pease, UN Bureau Chief of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and the President of the UN...

22 Nov 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) joined Nawaf Salam, Permanent Representative of Lebanon to the United Nations, and others, in a tree-planting ceremony on the grounds of UN Headquarters in New York. The tree, a "Cedrus Libani", or "Cedar of Lebanon", was gifted to the UN by the Permanent Mission of Lebanon.

22 Nov 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres joined Nawaf Salam, Permanent Representative of Lebanon to the United Nations, and others, in a tree-planting ceremony on the grounds of UN Headquarters in New York. The tree, a "Cedrus Libani", or "Cedar of Lebanon", was gifted to the UN by the Permanent Mission of Lebanon.Mr. Guterres...

22 Nov 2017

Chantal Line Carpentier, Chief of the New York Office of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), briefs journalists on the Least Developed Countries Report 2017, with the theme ‘Transformational Energy Access’.

22 Nov 2017

Chantal Line Carpentier, Chief of the New York Office of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), briefs journalists on the Least Developed Countries Report 2017, with the theme ‘Transformational Energy Access’.

22 Nov 2017

Pramila Patten (centre), Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, briefs journalists. At left is Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

22 Nov 2017

Pramila Patten, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, briefs journalists.

22 Nov 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (centre) addresses the event held to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.Also pictured, left to right: Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women; Carey Mulligan, actress and UK Global Dementia Friends Ambassador; and Morgen Chinoona,...

22 Nov 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (on screen) addresses the event held to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.Also pictured, left to right: Moderator Sherwin Bryce-Pease, UN Bureau Chief of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and the President of the UN...

22 Nov 2017

Participants of the event held to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

22 Nov 2017

A participant of the event held to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

22 Nov 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (left) and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women, look on as Dragana Ciric Milovanovic, Director of Mental Disability Rights International - Serbia, addresses the event held to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

22 Nov 2017

Carey Mulligan (right), actress and UK Global Dementia Friends Ambassador, addresses the event held to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. At left is Secretary-General António Guterres.

22 Nov 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (front left) joined Nawaf Salam (front right), Permanent Representative of Lebanon to the United Nations, and others, in a tree-planting ceremony on the grounds of UN Headquarters in New York. The tree, a "Cedrus Libani", or "Cedar of Lebanon", was gifted to the UN by the Permanent Mission of Lebanon.

22 Nov 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (left) joined Nawaf Salam, Permanent Representative of Lebanon to the United Nations, and others, in a tree-planting ceremony on the grounds of UN Headquarters in New York. The tree, a "Cedrus Libani", or "Cedar of Lebanon", was gifted to the UN by the Permanent Mission of Lebanon.

22 Nov 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres joined Nawaf Salam, Permanent Representative of Lebanon to the United Nations, and others, in a tree-planting ceremony on the grounds of UN Headquarters in New York. The tree, a "Cedrus Libani", or "Cedar of Lebanon", was gifted to the UN by the Permanent Mission of Lebanon.Mr. Salam ...

22 Nov 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres joined Nawaf Salam, Permanent Representative of Lebanon to the United Nations, and others, in a tree-planting ceremony on the grounds of UN Headquarters in New York. The tree, a "Cedrus Libani", or "Cedar of Lebanon", was gifted to the UN by the Permanent Mission of Lebanon.Mr. Guterres...

22 Nov 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) joined Nawaf Salam, Permanent Representative of Lebanon to the United Nations, and others, in a tree-planting ceremony on the grounds of UN Headquarters in New York. The tree, a "Cedrus Libani", or "Cedar of Lebanon", was gifted to the UN by the Permanent Mission of Lebanon.

22 Nov 2017

Ján Kubiš, Special Representative the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), briefs the Security Council.

22 Nov 2017

A wide view of the Security Council meeting on the situation concerning Iraq.

22 Nov 2017

Mohammed Hussein Bahr al-Ulum, Permanent Representative of Iraq to the UN, addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation concerning his country.

22 Nov 2017

Sebastiano Cardi (with gavel), Permanent Representative of Italy to the UN and President of the Security Council for November, chairs the Council’s meeting on the situation concerning Iraq.

RT @ICTYnews: Tribunal convicts Ratko Mladić for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity: https://t.co/Td2feVGZz7 https://t.co/bl7

RT @UNHumanRights: We urge #Sudan to act over the plight of 2.6M displaced people in #Darfur. They must be able to return home voluntarily…

Now underway in The Hague: judgement in the case of Ratko Mladić. Intl Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia info: https://t.co/LUfjGlWsiL https://t.co/tDzfOou7MQ

Gender Advisers work in @UNPeacekeeping missions to guarantee that a gender perspective is integrated across all peacekeeping functions. More on #WomenInPeacekeeping: https://t.co/Xff7nvs5jI https://t.co/mXBu4zuMfH

Border closures in Yemen need to be lifted without delay to reach the most vulnerable with emergency assistance. https://t.co/OFYmhmbgua

22 Nov 2017

Welcoming today's conviction of former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic on multiple counts of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes by an international tribunal, the United Nations top human rights official said that the verdict is “a warning” to perpetrators of such crimes that they will be brought to justice.

RT @UN_News_Centre: UN chief @antonioguterres condemns suicide attack that leaves dozens dead in northern Nigeria town https://t.co/uhjhbFM

On #WorldTVDay we welcomed @SerindaSwan who talked about using our voices & platforms for causes we care about https://t.co/czXOpovLqX https://t.co/Idv56wSV1L

RT @UN_News_Centre: ‘New and better deal’ needed for climate resilience in Caribbean, @UN chief (@antonioguterres) tells donor conference h…

RT @UNHumanRights#Cameroon: human rights must be respected to end cycle of violence - UN experts https://t.co/SXtZc666EZ https://t.co/EE8

Caribbean countries are more vulnerable to climate change. For a #ResilientCaribbean we need urgent climate action. More on Tuesday's pledging conference organized by @UNDP & @CARICOMClimate here: https://t.co/AXElP6sA4M #GlobalGoals https://t.co/UdDdDh8CI2

21 Nov 2017

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the suicide attacks that took place earlier Tuesday in Adamawa state, Nigeria, which resulted in scores of casualties, and called for those responsible for the “heinous acts” to be swiftly brought to justice.

21 Nov 2017

Remarks by Mr. President William Jefferson Clinton, Founder of the Clinton Foundation, at the UN High-Level Pledging Conference on Building a More Climate-resilient Community hosted by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

21 Nov 2017

About 20.9 million people now have access to the antiretroviral therapy, according to a new report by the UN agency leading the global push to end AIDS, spotlighting that this remarkable progress has been made possible by people living with HIV demanding their rights, strong leadership and financial commitment.

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António Guterres
21 Nov 2017

Three weeks following the closure of the Manus Island regional processing centre, the situation on the ground is very serious and deteriorates by the day, a senior United Nations official on protection of refugees has said.

RT @GlobalGoalsUN: I won the lottery being born in a country where I have rights. Now I must use my voice for those who don’t have one. - “…

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21 Nov 2017
Secretary-General António Guterres addresses the high-level pledging conference on building a more climate-resilient community, convened by the UN and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). UN Photo/Kim Haughton UN chief urges support for Caribbean countries hit by hurricanes Caribbean countries need support to rebuild in the...

They left their country, home and families in search for a better future in Europe, trying to get through Libya with hope and despair: 360° 🎥: https://t.co/kLD4HEOUys https://t.co/WXwgxdi97Q

21 Nov 2017

Join us LIVE for World TV Day 2017 - Spotlighting global issues through entertainment. Participants: - Serinda Swan, Actor (Inhumans, Ballers, Graceland) – human trafficking activist- Raeshem Nijhon, producer of MTV’s Rebel Music, and upcoming “Girly” TV series in collaboration with Refinery29 and Rashida Jones - Neal...

21 Nov 2017

Caribbean countries need “a new and better deal” – one that includes access to concessional finance and adequate insurance – if they are to build climate resilience, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said Tuesday at an international conference to mobilize support for the reconstruction of communities...

RT @antonioguterres: We need to show the world our determination to end human trafficking, help its many victims and hold those responsible…

21 Nov 2017

A senior United Nations human rights official has stressed the need for greater transparency by countries that still use the death penalty, noting that this is vital for families, who have a right to know the fate of their loved ones, as well as for lawyers so they can provide an effective defence.

21 Nov 2017

Briefing the Security Council Tuesday, top United Nations officials, including the Secretary-General and the head of the Organization’s anti-crime office, underscored the international community’s collective responsibility to stop criminals and terrorists from preying on vulnerable populations and migrants.

21 Nov 2017

Daily Press Briefing: Trafficking, Caribbean, Mali, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Guyana-Venezuela, TV Day, Press Events Daily Press Briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General. Highlights -STOPPING HUMAN TRAFFICKING ‘A COLLECTIVE RESPONSIBILITY’, SECRETARY-GENERAL TELLS SECURITY...

RT @UNWebTV: How are TV industry and international organizations working together on global issues? @GlobalGoalsUN Watch panel discussion w…

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21 Nov 2017
Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Matt Wells and Daniel Johnson. In today's programme: "Collective responsibility" and urgent action needed to end migrant slavery; and: We talk to the team that's developed an award-winning device to educate people in Darfur about the...
Secretary-General
António Guterres
United Nations Audio
21 Nov 2017
A migrant gestures from behind the bars of a cell at a detention centre in Libya, January 2017. There have been recent allegations of human trafficking and of migrants being sold at a slave market in Libya. Photo: ©UNICEF/UN052608/Romenzi World leaders have a "collective responsibility" to stop human trafficking and modern...

It's #WorldTVDay! You can now watch UN historical content online. See highlights here: https://t.co/tCJc5QpXQY https://t.co/6YRXMjhLgk

21 Nov 2017

Remarks by Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, at the World Toilet Day 2017 event on the subjects of "Toilets and Wastewater". 20 November 2017 Watch the full event: http://unwebtv.live/unliv77a8 Learn more about Toilet Day: http://www.un.org/en/events/toiletday/

21 Nov 2017

Informal comments to the media by Matthew Rycroft, Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations, on trafficking of persons in conflict situations, the situation in the Middle East, Africa & North Korea

21 Nov 2017

Senior UN human rights official Andrew Gilmour emphasized the need for common decency, as he called for greater transparency in the use of the death penalty in some countries. More at UN News: www.un.org/news/

21 Nov 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (centre) addresses the high-level pledging conference on building a more climate-resilient community, convened by the UN and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).Also pictured, left to right: Irwin LaRocque, Secretary-General of CARICOM; Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of Dominica; Keith...

RT @ilo: DYK youth are 3 times more likely to be unemployed than adults? New ILO report launched today. Watch the video and find out more.…

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21 Nov 2017
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein called on Member States to cooperate with the Human Rights Council. Photo: UN Photo/Violaine Martin Zeid: threats to Human Rights Council are unacceptable Efforts by three Member States to undermine the Human Rights Council have been criticised strongly by UN rights...

Starting now: Security Council meeting on trafficking of persons in conflict situations. Watch: https://t.co/WhwXXmUzNN

21 Nov 2017

xxxx addresses the high-level pledging conference on building a more climate-resilient community, convened by the UN and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

21 Nov 2017

Achim Steiner, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), addresses the high-level pledging conference on building a more climate-resilient community, convened by the UN and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

21 Nov 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres addresses the high-level pledging conference on building a more climate-resilient community, convened by the UN and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

“Dream Big, Princess” This 📷 exhibit at UN Headquarters in NYC highlights strong women who have achieved success in traditionally male-dominated industries & continue to advocate for the rights of girls & women. Find out more: https://t.co/2qnhYLLveL https://t.co/ww6yXuzprX

21 Nov 2017

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed (right) greets former United States President Bill Clinton during the high-level pledging conference on building a more climate-resilient community, convened by the UN and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

21 Nov 2017

Former United States President Bill Clinton addresses the high-level pledging conference on building a more climate-resilient community, convened by the UN and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

21 Nov 2017

Raeshem Nijhon (second from right), television producer, makes remarks during the special event to mark World TV Day 2017, organized by the United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI) and the UN Foundation.Also pictured, left to right: Mita Hosali, Deputy Directior of the DPI News and Media Division; Serinda Swan,...

21 Nov 2017

A general view of the special event to mark World TV Day 2017, organized by the United Nations Department of Public Information and the UN Foundation.

21 Nov 2017

Raeshem Nijhon (right), television producer, makes remarks during the special event to mark World TV Day 2017, organized by the United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI) and the UN Foundation.Also pictured, left to right: Serinda Swan, actor and human trafficking activist; Mita Hosali, Deputy Directior of the DPI...

21 Nov 2017

A general view of the special event to mark World TV Day 2017, organized by the United Nations Department of Public Information and the UN Foundation.

21 Nov 2017

Serinda Swan (left), actor and human trafficking activist, makes remarks during the special event to mark World TV Day 2017, organized by the United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI) and the UN Foundation.Also pictured: television producers Neal Weinberg (centre) and Raeshem Nijhon.

21 Nov 2017

Serinda Swan (left), actor and human trafficking activist, makes remarks during the special event to mark World TV Day 2017, organized by the United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI) and the UN Foundation.Also pictured: television producers Neal Weinberg (centre) and Raeshem Nijhon.

21 Nov 2017

Neal Weinberg (centre), television producer, makes remarks during the special event to mark World TV Day 2017, organized by the United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI) and the UN Foundation.Also pictured, left to right: Mita Hosali, Deputy Directior of the DPI News and Media Division; Serinda Swan, actor and...

21 Nov 2017

Mita Hosali (left and on screen), Deputy Directior of the DPI News and Media Division, makes remarks during the special event to mark World TV Day 2017, organized by the United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI) and the UN Foundation.Also pictured, left to right: Serinda Swan, actor and human trafficking...

RT @ASteiner: After devastating hurricanes Caribbean needs support + for recovery & reconstruction. After 1st day reviewing priorities, @UN

On Tuesday's #WorldTVDay 📺, see how the UN is sharing important & under-reported stories from around the world. Online documentaries are here: https://t.co/25zXHwKX5n https://t.co/VebJ0cDqvf

21 Nov 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (centre) meets with Steve Greenberg (left), Chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, and Malcolm Hoenlein, Executive Vice-Chairman.

21 Nov 2017

Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, UN Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially in women and children, briefs journalists at the stakeout area during the Security Council's open debate on trafficking in persons in conflict situations.

21 Nov 2017

An Officer with the UN Department of Safety and Security stands by during the high-level pledging conference on building a more climate-resilient community, convened by the UN and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

21 Nov 2017

Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of Dominica, addresses the high-level pledging conference on building a more climate-resilient community, convened by the UN and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).Also pictured, left to right: Irwin LaRocque, Secretary-General of CARICOM; Keith Mitchell, Chairman of CARICOM;...

21 Nov 2017

Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, addresses the high-level pledging conference on building a more climate-resilient community, convened by the UN and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

21 Nov 2017

Keith Mitchell (left), Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), addresses the high-level pledging conference on building a more climate-resilient community, convened by the UN and CARICOM.Also pictured: Secretary-General António Guterres (centre) and Miroslav Lajčák, President of the seventy-second session of the General Assembly.

21 Nov 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres greets an participant of the high-level pledging conference on building a more climate-resilient community, convened by the UN and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

21 Nov 2017

Irwin LaRocque, Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) addresses the high-level pledging conference on building a more climate-resilient community, convened by the UN and CARICOM.

21 Nov 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (on screen, left) addresses the high-level pledging conference on building a more climate-resilient community, convened by the UN and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

21 Nov 2017

Miroslav Lajčák (right), President of the seventy-second session of the General Assembly, addresses the high-level pledging conference on building a more climate-resilient community, convened by the UN and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).At left, Secretary-General António Guterres.

Join @Refugees Goodwill Ambassador @KristinDavis & take urgent action for Rohingya refugee children. Here's what you need to know & how you can help: https://t.co/SjNtU9gzoM https://t.co/0daKOJ7G20

Tuesday is #WorldTVDay 📺! UN Video reports from all over the world, putting a human face to key issues of our time. Check it out: https://t.co/iIbGfu3t7A https://t.co/ZhLR9RL8Aj

21 Nov 2017

On World TV Day, the United Nations put its spotlight on the key role television plays in focusing the world's attention on a wide array of issues – ranging from the environment to conflicts and other pressing economic and social issues.

21 Nov 2017

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is working with authorities in Bangladesh to urgently investigate high levels E.coli contamination in water drawn from wells inside the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazar.

21 Nov 2017

The United Nations human rights office has called on the Government of Sudan to pursue effective, transparent and durable policies to enable the 2.6 million people who have been internally displaced by the long-running conflict in Darfur to return home voluntarily or to reintegrate into host communities.

21 Nov 2017

Overall economic growth remains disconnected from employment generation, the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO) has warned, noting that young people continue to suffer from persistent unemployment and lack of quality job opportunities.

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20 Nov 2017
UNAMID Ordnance Disposal Office programme manager Jeffrey McMurdo (left) and staff member Abel Tesfai explain the  Solar Powered Risk Education Talking Device, which they are holding. Photo: UNAMID/Mohamad Mahady A project that aims to educate people in remote areas of Darfur about the dangers of explosive remnants of war...

Every child has the right to a safe, healthy, peaceful childhood & to develop to their full potential. The future peace of our 🌍 is in their hands. Join @antonioguterres & speak up for children's rights on Monday's #WorldChildrensDay and every day. https://t.co/gN7Lan26Zy https://t.co/NqGrcdtfEq

RT @UNIDO: Soybean production in #Sudan is expected to create opportunities for new jobs, especially in rural areas. Watch how we, w/ fundi…

On Tuesday's #WorldTVday we celebrate 📺 as a symbol for communication and globalization in the contemporary world. Details: https://t.co/czXOpoNmPx https://t.co/ymLjZBKlUw

RT @Refugees: Half the world’s refugees are children. Together, we can help restore their future and dreams. #WorldChildrensDay https://t.c…

20 Nov 2017

The General Assembly and Security Council today elected Dalveer Bhandari to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations. He was elected to a nine-year terms, starting on 6 February next year.

As Monday's #WorldChildrensDay celebrates the anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, #KidsTakeOver to demand a better future for all. See how YOU can get involved: https://t.co/pA4iP8bODR https://t.co/GrAPVXjH4e

20 Nov 2017

Even in wealthier countries, where people have access to toilets and faecal material is contained, treatment and final disposal of wastewater can be far from perfect, leading to polluted rivers and coastlines, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told a World Toilet Day event on Monday.

20 Nov 2017

The General Assembly and the Security Council today elected the fifth judge to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) concluding the 2017 elections to the principal judicial organ of the United Nations.

20 Nov 2017

It’s official, kids have taken over… at least for today – World Children’s Day – celebrated annually on 20 November, which this year marks the twentieth anniversary of the Declaration of the Rights of the Child, and also saw young people take over roles in government, media, and even at the United Nations, to raise awareness...

RT @UNICEF: Less money. Less security. Less opportunity. Despite progress, millions of children face bleaker prospects than their parents.…

Why is there a giant 🚽 in front of UN Headquarters in NYC? Find out here: https://t.co/PNzplfm5qW https://t.co/I31jCVPE3y

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20 Nov 2017
Emmanuel Elisha Ford (first boy on the left) and other children with the UN Secretary General before the World Children’s Day at UN Headquarters. Photo: UN News/Agnese Pastorino Children with disabilities deserve to have the same rights as everyone else, which is something that will have a "tremendous impact" on society as a...
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António Guterres

RT @antonioguterres: Children’s futures are in our hands. There is no greater responsibility. #WorldChildrensDay https://t.co/fNEjRgeObE ht…

20 Nov 2017

On World Children’s Day, UNICEF calls for collective efforts to address a number of the most pressing issues facing children around the world. More at UN News: http://bit.ly/2hQqyGR

20 Nov 2017

On World Children’s Day, UN News spoke to Emmanuel Ford, a 16-year-old activist advocating for the rights of differently abled children. Mr. Ford shared his message to world leaders on what is needed to help those children live up to their potential. More at UN News: http://bit.ly/2hQqyGR

RT @WHO: Today is #WorldChildrensDay! We pledge to find and vaccinate every last child. By reaching every child we can #EndPolio for all fu…

20 Nov 2017

Marking World Children’s Day, actress Kristin Davis on Monday called for global attention and funding to provide more life-saving aid for Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh, as part of her advocacy work for the United Nations refugee agency.

20 Nov 2017

Informal comments to the media by H.E. Mr. Danny Danon, Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations, on the situation in the Middle East. [English and Hebrew]

20 Nov 2017

Morocco’s rural areas have been hit by droughts in recent years – but women farmers are sowing the seeds for a better future. 21st Century: Episode # 131 Produced for UN Women and the French Embassy In Morocco Written and Directed by Kamal Hachkar Producers: Leila Rhiwi (Un Women), Kamal Hachkar Hk'Art Studio), Jean Marc...

20 Nov 2017

Intangible capital, such as branding, design and technology, is increasingly determining success in the marketplace, as nearly one third of the value of manufactured products comes from such capital, a study conducted by the United Nations intellectual property agency has revealed.

"Slavery has no place in our world" On situation of African migrants in Libya, @antonioguterres calls for enhanced international cooperation to stop human rights abuses. https://t.co/lPtA4Igs3e https://t.co/taohqfDPKn

RT @UNIDO: Access to #energy#infrastructure are a prerequisite for #industrialization. Through #partnerships w/ the #privatesector we he…

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20 Nov 2017
UN Secretary-General António Guterres speaks to the media on the allegations of slavery in Libya. UN Photo/Mark Garten UN chief "horrified" by reports of alleged slavery of migrants in Libya The UN Secretary-General is calling for an investigation into reports of alleged slavery of migrant workers in Libya. António Guterres...
20 Nov 2017

Daily Press Briefing: Libya, Middle East, Burundi, Yemen, Iraq, Bangladesh, Peacebuilding, Papua New Guinea, Environment, Africa Industrialization Day, Honour Roll, Children's Day Daily Press Briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General. HIGHLIGHTS: - LIBYA: SECRETARY-GENERAL VOICES HORROR AT REPORTS...

20 Nov 2017

On World Children's Day the United Nations welcomed a special guest from Sesame Street - the children's television series - at the #KidsTakeOver event organized by UNICEF.

20 Nov 2017

World Children's Day #KidsTakeover continues - Watch LIVE today's daily press briefing for a special appearance! Daily Press Briefing: Libya, Middle East, Burundi, Yemen, Iraq, Bangladesh, Peacebuilding, Papua New Guinea, Environment, Africa Industrialization Day, Honour Roll, Children's Day Daily Press Briefing by Farhan...

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20 Nov 2017
Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Dianne Penn. In today’s programme:  A former UN force commander calls for a “new set of tools” for modern peacekeeping; and: We meet a singer from a French teenage pop group that promotes children's rights.  
20 Nov 2017

Chloe x Halle's performance at the UN Headquarters during the celebration of World Children's Day 2017. #KidsTakeOver

“One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world." -- @Malala Join the #WorldChildrensDay celebrations & raise your voice for the rights of the child: https://t.co/Lb1JptqJdG https://t.co/9rb7NqRGN5

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

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20 Nov 2017
Kids United’s Gabriel organises a selfie with UN Geneva Director-General Michael Møller as part of the #KidsTakeover event to mark World Children’s Day. Photo: UN Photo: Jean-Marc Ferré Teenage pop sensation Kids United may be young, but age is no barrier to raising awareness about children's rights, the group said on...
Secretary-General
António Guterres
Secretary-General
António Guterres
20 Nov 2017

Watch LIVE #WorldChildrensDay event - join high-profile UNICEF supporters, influencers & special guests, alongside children who represent some of the world’s most vulnerable children, as they speak out to the international community on issues that matter to them.

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20 Nov 2017
Secretary-General António Guterres (right) at the Children's Takeover event in New York, with Basel Al Rashdan, a young Syrian refugee and advocate who now lives with his family in Canada. UN Photo/Kim Haughton Children across the world have been assured that their voices will be heard at the United Nations. The pledge was...

RT @UNAIDS: Ahead of #WorldAIDSDay, UNAIDS announces nearly 21 million people living with HIV now on treatment: https://t.co/ee0x1lzlRT #my

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and uprooted....

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

20 Nov 2017

Albert Shingiro (centre), Permanent Representative of Burundi to the United Nations, addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in his country. At left is Jürg Lauber, Chair of the Burundi Configuration of the Peacebuilding Commission and Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the UN.

20 Nov 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with Abdullah Abdullah, Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

20 Nov 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with Abdullah Abdullah, Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

20 Nov 2017

H.E. Mr António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, statement on reported news of slavery in Libya.

20 Nov 2017

Remarks by H.E. Mr. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, at World Children's Day 2017. #KidsTakeOver Screenshot: UN Photo/Manuel Elias

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

20 Nov 2017

A wide view of the Security Council meeting on the situation in Burundi.

20 Nov 2017

Jürg Lauber, Chair of the Burundi Configuration of the Peacebuilding Commission and Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the UN, briefs the Security Council meeting on the situation in Burundi. Albert Shingiro, Permanent Representative of Burundi to the UN, sits to his left.

20 Nov 2017

Michel Kafando, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Burundi, briefs the Security Council meeting on the situation in the country.

20 Nov 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres photographed after reading a statement to journalists concerning allegations of slavery in Libya.

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António Guterres
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20 Nov 2017
  Tripoli Street in Misrata, Libya. Photo: UNHCR/Helen Caux WHO calls for release of kidnapped doctor following attack on Libya health facility An attack on a health facility in Libya and the kidnapping of one of its doctors has been condemned by the World Health Organization (WHO). The incident occurred in the southern city...
20 Nov 2017

Danny Danon, Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations, speaks to journalists on the situation in the Middle East.

20 Nov 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (facing camera, second from right) approaches the stakeout area to read a statement to journalists concerning allegations of slavery in Libya.

20 Nov 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres reads a statement to journalists concerning allegations of slavery in Libya.

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António Guterres
Secretary-General
António Guterres

Happy #WorldChildrensDay! Raise your voice and take action to help save children’s lives, fight for their rights and fulfill their potential: https://t.co/I1xcN2nTwK https://t.co/g1AWjLe0Ez

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and uprooted.A...

20 Nov 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with Kim Bolduc, his incoming Deputy Special Representative for the UN Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) and outgoing Special Representative and Head of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO).

20 Nov 2017

Nickolay Mladenov (on screen), UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process and Personal Representative of the Secretary-General to the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and the Palestinian Authority, briefs the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East.

20 Nov 2017

Nickolay Mladenov (on screens), UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process and Personal Representative of the Secretary-General to the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and the Palestinian Authority, briefs the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East.

RT @UN_Spokesperson: Watch today's daily press briefing for a special #WorldChildrensDay #KidsTakeOver appearance. It's on at noon in NY: @…

Monday’s Africa Industrialization Day focuses on growing Africa’s economy & supporting the eradication of povertyhttps://t.co/8pSnmV8Dws https://t.co/vGwpIXnQOH

Monday #KidsTakeOver the 🌍 as we celebrate #WorldChildrensDay! Let’s unite for children’s rights today & every day. Join in: https://t.co/OgA7fdplb8 https://t.co/HlEhZ2F5UU

RT @UNODC#Fieldnews 👇 Preventing violent extremism among children and young adults: "There is a world waiting for you out there" 📝 http…

20 Nov 2017

The Security Council and the General Assembly, meeting concurrently but independently from each other, filled the final vacancy on the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Dalveer Bhandari (India) was elected by both bodies for a nine-year term beginning on 6 February 2018, joining the four justices elected on 9 November...

20 Nov 2017

The General Assembly and the Security Council, meeting concurrently but independently from each other, filled the final vacancy on the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Dalveer Bhandari (India) was elected by both bodies for a nine-year term beginning on 6 February 2018, joining the four justices elected on 9 November...

20 Nov 2017

The Security Council and the General Assembly, meeting concurrently but independently from each other, filled the final vacancy on the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Dalveer Bhandari (India) was elected by both bodies for a nine-year term beginning on 6 February 2018, joining the four justices elected on 9 November...

20 Nov 2017

The Security Council and the General Assembly, meeting concurrently but independently from each other, filled the final vacancy on the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Dalveer Bhandari (India) was elected by both bodies for a nine-year term beginning on 6 February 2018, joining the four justices elected on 9 November...

20 Nov 2017

The General Assembly and the Security Council, meeting concurrently but independently from each other, filled the final vacancy on the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Dalveer Bhandari (India) was elected by both bodies for a nine-year term beginning on 6 February 2018, joining the four justices elected on 9 November...

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

20 Nov 2017

To celebrate the 2017 United Nations Universal Children’s Day (2017), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invited children from around the world to take “take over” key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and...

20 Nov 2017

A United Nations staff member from the Department of Public Information takes a break during a busy Monday at UNHQ.

What's happening this week at the UN? #WorldChildrensDay, Int'l Day to End Violence against Women & much more. List of events is here: https://t.co/HDzhfjBd02 https://t.co/gN3187sKeq

Children deserve a better, more peaceful world. Here's how you can help achieve the #globalgoals https://t.co/JHoTkXTbCp #WorldChildrensDay https://t.co/xIj8uxeyng

RT @UNOCHA: PAUSE and take a minute for the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Where #humanitarian suffering has reached terrifying height…

Starts this week in @UNGeneva: Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination https://t.co/9eK91JROUQ #FightRacism https://t.co/QerlgCkVmb

RT @UNFPA: 🏃🏽‍♀️🏃🏽 @UNFPASyria and @JCISyria brought over 100 young people in #Syria together for a run to raise awareness about @GlobalGoa

Our children. Our future. Special events are taking place on Monday, #WorldChildrensDay, to make children’s voices heard across the ? → https://t.co/4G8uXjsv8Lhttps://t.co/3uxKgnnU3h

20 Nov 2017

Despite challenges towards inclusive dialogue in Burundi, the United Nations must continue to support the political process there, the Organization's envoy to the east African country told the Security Council on Monday.

20 Nov 2017

Expressing horror at news reports and videos showing African migrants in Libya allegedly being sold as slaves, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday called on the authorities to urgently investigate the situation and bring the perpetrators to justice.

20 Nov 2017

Noting that with the signing last month of the Cairo agreement, Palestinians have set out on a path towards reconciliation, a senior United Nations official underscored on Monday the urgency to resolve the humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip and to return the enclave to full civilian and security control of the Palestinian Authority.

20 Nov 2017

Africa's industrial development and proposed continental free trade would complement each other, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said Monday, marking the UN-proclaimed day for Africa's industrialization.

20 Nov 2017

Despite global progress, one in 12 children live in countries with prospects more limited than those of their parents, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) reported Monday.

RT @UN_DPA: The week ahead at the @UN: Security Council will be briefed on Middle East Peace Process by Special Coordinator @nmladenov, plu…

🎶 “What About Us?” 🎶 Check out this #KidsTakeover @Pink remix for #WorldChildrensDay https://t.co/OgA7fdGW2G via @UNICEF https://t.co/evaihaulrr

Want to help those in Yemen? Your donation to @WFP will be immediately put to work saving lives. Here is how: https://t.co/k5PxE2bv14 via @WFPChief https://t.co/FdTvdEXH0P

RT @UN_News_Centre: In El Salvador, @UNHumanRights chief brings up the issue of women convicted of 'aggravated homicide' for ending pregnan…

On Monday's Africa Industrialization Day, learn about the state of industrialization on the continent from @africarenewal here: https://t.co/5RUmE2RmJT https://t.co/YmKbQgR6RN

RT @UNESCO: Five outstanding women scientists from Argentina, Canada, China, South Africa, & the United Kingdom are the winners of the 2018…

This week Canada launched the "Elsie Initiative" to help develop of a systematic approach to deploy more women in @UNPeacekeeping operations. See why: https://t.co/T8o6WWAZVy https://t.co/GuOsZLY4p1

RT @UN_Water: Where does your poo go? Let’s hope it takes this four- step journey. #WorldToiletDay #WhereDoesOurPooGo https://t.co/uUQ40Ovn

What do M&Ms and @UNPeacekeeping have in common? Hint: cocoa beans from Cote d’Ivoire where UN Peacekeepers helped maintain stability. Learn more via @unfoundation here: https://t.co/Tj5XXpHZBM https://t.co/QCRoSt7K66

United Nations Audio
19 Nov 2017
Canadian Lt. General Roméo Dallaire at the UN Peacekeeping Ministerial Conference in Vancouver, Canada. Matt Wells/UN News A "new set of tools" is needed to make UN peacekeeping fit for today’s more dangerous and complex world. That's according to perhaps the most renowned of all former UN Force Commanders, Canadian Lt....

RT @Refugees: Discrimination. Exclusion. Persecution. These words often describe the existence of stateless minorities. #IBelong https://t.…

Sunday is World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. Road traffic injuries are a global public health problem. Join the efforts to reduce road casualties & help achieve the #GlobalGoals: https://t.co/0y2EcfLLaG https://t.co/xYFHm3Tnsx

Each day, ~1,000 children die due to preventable water & sanitation-related diseases. On Sunday's #WorldToiletDay see how #GlobalGoals aim to ensure everyone has access to a safely-managed household 🚽 by 2030: https://t.co/6DwQJNQyFj https://t.co/ogZ6eqBrxu

3,400 people die on the road every day. On Sunday's World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, see ways we can reduce this number: https://t.co/XZqTVWko84 https://t.co/lX8OroXMLX

RT @WHO: "The Moscow Declaration signals a long overdue global commitment to stop the death and suffering caused by this ancient killer.”—@…

Sunday's #WorldToiletDay focuses on recycling & safe reuse of wastewater which can be affordable & sustainable source of energy, nutrients and water. More on the Day: https://t.co/zcs8PiJ82j https://t.co/KKZduTMz7P

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Drive safely! 🚗🚚🚙🏍️🚐🛵🏎️🛵 Road accidents are a lead cause of death for people aged 15 to 29. Learn more on Sunday's World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims: https://t.co/RRpj0ZpS0D https://t.co/aioMy2vw4a

RT @Refugees: Over 335,000 Rohingya refugees live in Kutupalong Extension area in Bangladesh. This overcrowding brings risks of: -Exploitat…

Thanks to @UNVolunteers from around the 🌎 for working hard to help make last week's UN Climate Conference #COP23 a success! https://t.co/jdGY3Cjssk https://t.co/FTwEeUrgGd

RT @UNDP#Cleanwater. Fresh air. This beautiful planet. Reasons for #ClimateAction. More from our Goodwill Ambassador @nikolajcw.  #COP23

For billions of people around the 🌏, sanitation systems are either non-existent or ineffective. Learn more about tackling the global sanitation crisis on Sunday's #WorldToiletDay: https://t.co/KayLIqvsPB https://t.co/MHNXnLbAWE

RT @WHO: Remember: Antibiotics DO NOT treat viral infections, like colds and flu. Help us stop the spread of #AntibioticResistance, let's #

See how you can help feed the hungry in Lebanon & around the 🌎 here: https://t.co/q2ILhuVgif https://t.co/xdOcy7PZwr

RT @UNFCCC: Ministers and country leaders came together at the #COP23 high-level segment to urge rapid #ClimateAction https://t.co/Ip9M5eZ0

We must address messages of hate with inclusivity, diversity, and the protection of minorities and vulnerable people. https://t.co/tgqjLiMene

RT @conniebritton: Please read my op-ed in @bostonglobe. Women are the leaders of change for climate and world. @undp #cop23 https://t.co/F

The UN Climate Conference #COP23 finished on Saturday, but this 12-year-old from Fiji's message will stick with attendees for a long time. https://t.co/wv4yXn7sYg

RT @UN_News_Centre: What's it like to work as @UNPOL in Abyei? Mary Gahonzire is a @UNPeacekeeping police adviser in @UNISFA_1. https://t.c…

The UN Climate Conference #COP23 wrapped up in Germany this week, having produced many new climate action initiatives, commitments & partnerships: https://t.co/LLVWYKuFyP https://t.co/08STYGYypN

RT @UNHumanRights#Cambodia: We are gravely concerned about the conduct of credible, free and fair elections. The Supreme Court’s decision…

The UN Climate Conference #COP23 ended on Saturday. Here are some highlights of the last two weeks in Bonn, Germany ⬇️ https://t.co/X3wizeHAGm

RT @UNFCCC: Bonn @UN Climate Conference #COP23 becomes launch-pad for higher ambition https://t.co/6FJYqjG7Tj Momentum builds with new fina…

RT @UN_News_Centre: .@AntonioGuterres says the Mediterranean is a global junction of mutually enriching cultures, societies and economies,…

“Have we become unable to broker peace?” See why @RefugeesChief asked this question when he addressed the UN Security Council & urged more action to protect refugees⬇️ https://t.co/a8ptwtoY7U

RT @WFP: “People say things don’t change… but they do.” Working together builds resilience, fights hunger & saves lives. Get inspired by th…

RT @UN_News_Centre: UN Security Council fails at fresh attempt to renew panel investigating #chemicalweapons use in Syria https://t.co/REMe

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Models at the event “Fashion and Sustainability: Look Good, Feel Good, Do Good” held on 26 November at UN Headquarters in New York. UN Photo/Manuel Elias Changing the fashion industry and making it more aware of global humanitarian and environmental concerns, demands expertise, and above all, passion. That's the view of...

There is, today, a critical window of opportunity to build fundamental human rights & values into future technologies & ecosystems -@UNhumanrights cheif Zeid on digital rights https://t.co/NFbIKo7Bxo https://t.co/cbt2XUUfoA

RT @UN_News_Centre: Armed groups in Darfur have largely been defeated and the ferocity of intercommunal violence has declined, but anxiety…