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April 25, 2017
UN Secretary-General António Guterres (right) at a meeting with Ahmed Obaid Mubarek Bin-Dagher, Prime Minister of Yemen, in Geneva. Photo: UN Photo / Jean-Marc Ferré Two-thirds...

RT @UNGeneva: With USD 1.1 billion pledged 1st ever pledging conference for Yemen a "remarkable success" - @antonioguterres #Aid4Yemen http…

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April 25, 2017
Special Representative for Afghanistan Tadamichi Yamamoto (left) and Abdul Basir Anwar, Afghanistan’s Minister of Justice, launch new report on the country’s progress in addressing corruption. Photo: UNAMA/Fardin Waezi Corruption remains a...
April 25, 2017

Almost 30,000 young Somali children, many of them displaced by a searing drought, are being vaccinated against measles this week in a United Nations-backed emergency campaign in one of the country’s hardest-hit towns.

April 25, 2017

Durga Prasad Bhattarai (left), Permanent Representative of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal to the UN and Acting President of the General Assembly, chairs the Assembly’s high-level event to mark the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. At his side is Kenji Nakano, Chief of the...

April 25, 2017

Evo Morales Ayma (shown on screens), President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, addresses the General Assembly high-level event to mark the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

April 25, 2017

Evo Morales Ayma, President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, addresses the General Assembly high-level event to mark the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

April 25, 2017

David Shearer (left) Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), briefs the Security Council.

April 25, 2017

Press conference on the launch of a report by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) entitled “Afghanistan’s Fight Against Corruption: The Other Battlefield”.

April 25, 2017

Tadamichi Yamamoto (left), Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), addresses a press conference on the launch of a UNAMA report entitled “Afghanistan’s Fight Against Corruption: The Other Battlefield”.

April 25, 2017

Noting the "deteriorating" situation in South Sudan, the Secretary-General's Special Representative, David Shearer, outlines the UN's efforts to deliver protection and assistance, while stressing the need to push for a political solution.

April 25, 2017

Nikki Haley (front left), United States Permanent Representative to the UN and President of the Security Council for April, chairs the Council's meeting on the situation in South Sudan. At her side is Hasmik Egian, Director of the Security Council Affairs Division, Department of Political Affairs.

April 25, 2017

Nikki Haley (left), United States Permanent Representative to the UN and President of the Security Council for April, at the Council's meeting on the situation in South Sudan.

April 25, 2017

Undernutrition and obesity are the two sides of malnutrition, and together they contributed to the loss of billions of dollars for economies in Latin America, a United Nations-backed study has found, warning that unless more is done to mitigate this health burden, the region faces a “frightening” future.

The UN is working to prevent malaria on #WorldMalariaDay & every day https://t.co/aaPaOo8te0 #GlobalGoals https://t.co/qRGNUXiABy

April 25, 2017

François Delattre (left), Permanent Representative of France to the UN, speaking with Sebastiano Cardi, Permanent Representative of Italy, at the the Security Council meeting on the situation in South Sudan.

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April 25, 2017
Girls fetching water in Mawyah district, Taiz. This role often falls on the shoulders of girls and young women, often at the expense of their education. (file) Credit: OCHA Women and girls are "paying the heaviest" price as Yemen's humanitarian...

In sub-Saharan Africa, where 90% of malaria cases happen, over 663 million cases have been averted since 2001 –@WHO https://t.co/aaPaOo8te0 https://t.co/lTd8yKInVe

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April 25, 2017
Listen to a bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, with Matthew Wells and Jocelyne Sambira. In today's programme: Yemen's conflict is "starving and crippling an entire generation" says the UN chief as an emergency pledging conference...
April 25, 2017

The United Nations health agency’s regional office for Africa has announced that Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi will take part in a breakthrough pilot programme to make the world’s first malaria vaccine available in selected areas, beginning in 2018.

April 25, 2017

Remarks by H.E. Evo Morales Ayma, President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, at the High-level event to mark the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (English). For more information:

April 25, 2017

The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) is celebrating 70 years of bringing countries across the continent together to cooperate on a wide range of issues, including trade, transport, sustainable development and food safety, which impact the daily lives of its citizens.

April 25, 2017

While enormous challenges remain, Afghanistan authorities have made headway in their fight against corruption, according to a United Nations report released today, which also finds that the country is making progress in other areas, such as restoring institutional control over the delivery of public services.

News: @grazianodasilva says 20 million people could starve to death in next 6 months https://t.co/vQDz8ZyRhn #CL156 https://t.co/PWiwydHuFI

April 25, 2017

With nearly two-thirds of war-torn Yemen – about 19 million people – in need of emergency support, the international community today raised $1.1 billion at a pledging event in Geneva to aid what the United Nations chief calls “the world’s largest hunger crisis.”

Tuesday in @UNGeneva: #Aid4Yemen Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis. Follow @UNOCHA & see: https://t.co/D7mvIErT4y https://t.co/JpA3o3N0Di

April 25, 2017

Daily Press Briefing: Yemen, DSG Travels, South Sudan, DR Congo, Iraq, Afghanistan, Nutrition, UNDP, Malaria, Cyprus. Highlights of the Daily Press Briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary General: -$1.1BILLION RAISED AT PLEDGING CONFERENCE FOR YEMEN AN ENCOURAGING SIGNAL – U.N. CHIEF -IN GENEVA, DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL ADDRESSES...

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April 25, 2017
A young boy runs with his tyre past buildings damaged by airstrikes in Sa’ada Old Town, Yemen. Up until August 2015, this area was the home of Sa’ada’s oldest market with thousands of people selling vegetables, spices and fabrics in stores and...
April 25, 2017

United Nations - "21st Century", is a half-hour, monthly news magazine series produced by United Nations Television. We focus on under-reported stories from around the world, told through the personal experiences of those affected. Featuring balanced reporting and, often unique access, this award-winning series covers issues from human rights to...

April 25, 2017

United Nations - Across the world’s trouble-spots, Mali is one of the most dangerous places to be a United Nations peacekeeper. We join a young soldier on his daily patrols – the question he faces is always – will he and his team return safely to base? 21st Century: Episode #125 Script:

April 25, 2017

United Nations - From Haiti, singing for peace – one remarkable man, travels the country sharing his message … and his music. 21st Century: Episode #125 Script: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/21stcshow125haiti.pdf

April 25, 2017

United Nations - In the midst of violent conflict in Central African Republic, youths from opposing sides come together for the future of the country’s children. 21st Century: Episode #125 Script: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/21stcshow125centralafricanrepublic.pdf

.@UNOCHA says $1.1 billion pledged as #Aid4Yemen will make a world of difference. More info here: https://t.co/i1m3vnj8D3 https://t.co/cjfGtXN2gj

Nets. Insecticide spraying. Preventive medicines. Improving access to critical tools will help end malaria – @WHO https://t.co/aaPaOo8te0 https://t.co/qmySQbwikn

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April 25, 2017
Torbjorn Fredriksson from UNCTAD says that the eTrade For All online platform is designed to help countries identify which international organizations...
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April 25, 2017
Copyright: WFP/photo library "Undernutrition", obesity costing Latin America billions: WFP The combined impact of not eating enough healthy food and obesity, also known as the "double burden of malnutrition" is costing Latin American...
April 25, 2017

The political process in South Sudan is not dead but requires significant resuscitation, the head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the crisis-torn country told the Security Council today.

RT @Refugees: Yemen is a forgotten crisis - here are 5 facts to know. #Aid4Yemen @UNHCRYemen https://t.co/ufuDClrTwD

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April 25, 2017
Jack Ma speaking at the UN in Geneva. Photo: Daniel Johnson The internet is as important as electricity and everyone should have access to it, the head of one of the...

#Aid4Yemen is critical – 2/3 of population now needs humanitarian assistance or protection in order to survive. https://t.co/qKpVeOid5u

RT @UNDP: Before the war, #Yemen exported 90% of its food. See @UNDPYEMEN's work #SavingLives during crisis: https://t.co/AydP1vEdqv #Aid4Y…

Join us in celebrating 10th anniversary of adoption of Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples. See: https://t.co/1E1Ey9pEeH #UNPFII16 https://t.co/yOZeN67nMj

April 25, 2017

The United Nations development agency is teaming up with ofo, a China-based bike sharing platform, to raise public awareness about climate change, it was announced today.

April 25, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres spoke to journalists following the pledging conference for the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, which he hosted jointly with the Foreign Ministers of Switzerland and Sweden as co-chairs. The event resulted in $1.1 billion being pledged, which is more than half of the amount of the $2.1 billion appeal for the year.Stephen...

April 25, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (centre left) speaks to journalists following the pledging conference for the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, which he hosted jointly with the Foreign Ministers of Switzerland and Sweden as co-chairs. The event resulted in $1.1 billion being pledged, which is more than half of the amount of the $2.1 billion appeal for...

April 25, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (centre) speaks to journalists following the pledging conference for the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, which he hosted jointly with the Foreign Ministers of Switzerland and Sweden as co-chairs. The event resulted in $1.1 billion being pledged, which is more than half of the amount of the $2.1 billion appeal for the...

RT @UNGeneva: Today @AntonioGuterres opened pledging event to rally int'l support for world's #1 humanitarian crisis https://t.co/F8mM5EKz5

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António Guterres
United Nations Audio
April 25, 2017
UN peacekeepers on patrol in conflict-affected areas near Pajok in Eastern Equatoria State in South Sudan. Photo: UNMISS Targeted killings based on ethnicity condemned in...

Thanks to donors, @UNCERF allocates $25M for #Aid4Yemen. 🎥 update on 4 countries affected by famine. https://t.co/Rd1ggxNSFQ

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April 25, 2017
David Shearer. Photo: UNMISS Ending the hostilities in South Sudan should be the global community's "number one priority", David Shearer, the UN Special Envoy to the country shared ahead of his briefing to the

Watch now: #UNGA event 10 yrs after adoption of the Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples https://t.co/WhwXXmCYWf #WeAreIndigenous https://t.co/Rz7exL3Hil

April 25, 2017

António Guterres (UN Secretary-General), High-level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen, Geneva (April 25 2017)

RT @UNmigration: In war-torn Yemen, millions of women, #children & men are on the brink of famine. If we act NOW, many lives could be saved…

April 25, 2017

The United Nations migration agency released emergency funding in the amount of $100,000 to kick-start relief operations in Angola for the 1.1 million Congolese displaced by fighting in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) south-central Kasaï region.

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April 25, 2017
Åsa Larsson-Blind. Photo: UN News/Jocelyne Sambira The
April 24, 2017

A record number of people detained by Afghan police say that have been tortured or ill-treated in the past year, according to a new United Nations report, which notes however that the Afghan Government has committed to eliminating torture and ill-treatment in national detention facilities.

#Aid4Yemen conference to mobilize global action to avert humanitarian catastrophe. Info: https://t.co/D1VA9JI4A2 https://t.co/kEHqSgtDgL

April 24, 2017

On the eve of World Malaria Day, the United Nations health agency called today for accelerating scaled-up efforts to prevent malaria, which remains a major public health threat, killing one child every two minutes worldwide in 2015.

RT @UNICEF: #Yemen: Continuing violence is fuelling one of the worst hunger crises in the world https://t.co/uvB08Ushx7 @WFP #ChildrenUnder…

Declaration on indigenous peoples' rights in spotlight as @UN4Indigenous forum opens #UNPFII16 https://t.co/1KsjJ71sGy #WeAreIndigenous https://t.co/XSxxA5vBYX

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April 24, 2017
 A child suffering from acute malnutrition being screened by a doctor, in Bani Al-Harith, Sana'a, Yemen. Photo: UNICEF.   20 million people could starve to death in the next six months: FAO Urgent action is needed to save the lives of people...

RT @UNOOSA: #space4women https://t.co/HxrLi6M2FA

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António Guterres
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April 24, 2017
Muzoon Almellehan (right) meets Nigeria refugee girls at a sewing workshop in Daresalam refugee camp, Lake Region, Chad. Photo: © UNICEF/UN060350/Sokhin A 19-year-old refugee and activist, dubbed the "Malala of Syria", has been...

RT @WFP: #Yemen's hunger crisis, in numbers: 17M are food insecure, 6.8M rely entirely on food aid, 2.2M children are malnourished. #Aid4Ye…

It's World Immunization Week. Vaccines are safe and effective. #VaccinesWork! @WHO info is here: https://t.co/04bmXBx0kA https://t.co/ZWhe5CKBQf

World must act now to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen. @UNOCHA explains here: https://t.co/EUtoJXPAaU #Aid4Yemen https://t.co/lhGmoMD1ZW

RT @UNESCO: On #YomHaShoah, learn how #HolocaustEducation helps youth reflect on their role to protect & uphold human rights https://t.co/G

RT @UNGeneva: Timeline of key events in the #Yemen crisis. @UNGeneva to host a high-level pledging conference tomorrow. Info: https://t.co/

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April 24, 2017
The African continent bears the greatest malaria burden. Photo: WHO/Sven Torfinn Children in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi are set to receive the world's first malaria vaccine...
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April 24, 2017
 Listen to a bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, with Matthew Wells and Jocelyne Sambira. In today's programme: with 25 million children out of school in conflict zones, we hear from the young woman dubbed the "Malala of Syria"… And...
April 24, 2017

Daily Press Briefing: Switzerland, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, South Sudan, Children, UNCTAD, World Bank, World Jewish Congress, Message to Staff, Michael Williams, Press Events, Honour Roll. Highlights of the Daily Press Briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary General. HIGHLIGHTS -CONFLICT PREVENTION TOPS SECRETARY-GENERAL’S...

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April 24, 2017
Comedy for Peace event in Juba. Photo: UNMISS South Sudan has not had much to laugh about over the last three and a half years of brutal conflict, but the UN mission, UNMISS, has been making an effort to put some smiles back onto the faces...

What's happening this week at the UN? #WeAreIndigenous #UNPFII16 Forum + much more. List of events is here: https://t.co/HDzhfjBd02 https://t.co/8nYyHYjxY9

Secretary-General
António Guterres
April 24, 2017

100+ side events planned for 16th @UN4Indigenous Forum, including an Indigenous Media Zone. https://t.co/HcLNNmceV4 #WeAreIndigenous https://t.co/J7EAiOQpBB

April 24, 2017

If nothing is done soon, 20 million people will starve to death over the next six months in South Sudan, Somalia, north-eastern Nigera and Yemen, the United Nations agricultural chief today warned the UN agency's Council.

April 24, 2017

Participants at the opening of the Sixteenth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

April 24, 2017

Tadodaho Sid Hill (shown on screens), Chief of the Onondaga Nation, delivers the ceremonial welcome at the opening of the Sixteenth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

April 24, 2017

Tadodaho Sid Hill, Chief of the Onondaga Nation, delivers the ceremonial welcome at the opening of the Sixteenth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

Starts this week in @UNGeneva: @UNCTAD eCommerce Week. Info is here: https://t.co/4Dx8mYCupT https://t.co/nyiyMyvbBk

RT @UNICEF: 25m children between 6 & 15 years old are out of school in conflict zones across 22 countries https://t.co/DNXjdNqwwE #Educatio…

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April 24, 2017
Durga Prasad Bhattarai. UN Photo/Evan Schneider "Far more needs to be done" to make the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples a reality, and involve them in decision-making, said the President of the

Starts this week in @UNGeneva: Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination https://t.co/nxRudyKYb3

Now underway in NYC: Committee on Information meeting, which oversees work of Dept of Public Info. Watch live here: https://t.co/R4eCyXIgYS https://t.co/B17cABPiVn

April 24, 2017

Vaccinations stave off 26 potentially deadly diseases, the United Nations health agency is emphasizing on the first day of World Immunization Week, which also marks the halfway point of the Organization's goal to stop millions of deaths from vaccine-preventable diseases.

April 24, 2017

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed (right) meets with Martin Bille Hermann, State Secretary for Development Cooperation of Denmark.

April 24, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (left) meets with Didier Burkhalter, Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland.

April 24, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (left) meets with Didier Burkhalter, Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland.

April 24, 2017

Speakers include: Mariam Wallet Aboubakrine, Chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (Mali); Aura Leticia Teleguario Sincal, Minister of Labour and Social Welfare (Guatemala); and Willie Littlechild, a Cree chief (Canada).

RT @UNDESA: Live from #UNPFII16 Media Zone! #UNDRIP - How far have we come - where do we go from here? https://t.co/s6Tgue21Oc #WeAreIndige…

April 24, 2017

Speaking at the opening of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, senior UN officials today underscored the need to do more to ensure that indigenous peoples are able to benefit from global development agenda, including the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Continues this week in @UNGeneva: Committee against Torture https://t.co/kRpzpSUeIt

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April 24, 2017
Displaced children and adults in Syria are seen in a vehicle after fleeing from ISIL-controlled areas in rural Raqqa to Ain Issa, the main staging point for displaced families, some 50 kilometres north of Raqqa city. (file) Photo: UNICEF/Delil...
April 24, 2017

Cree chief Willie Littlechild (Canada), addresses a press conference on “The tenth anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: National perspectives".

April 24, 2017

Mariam Wallet Aboubakrine (Mali), Chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, addresses a press conference on “The tenth anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: National perspectives".

April 24, 2017

Aura Leticia Teleguario Sincal, Minister for Labour and Social Welfare of Guatemala, addresses a press conference on “The tenth anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: National perspectives".

April 24, 2017

A participant at the opening of the Sixteenth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

Continues this week in @UNGeneva: Working Group on Arbitrary Detention https://t.co/bxE8onj6pS

April 24, 2017

Cree chief Willie Littlechild (Canada) (top right), addresses a press conference on “The tenth anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: National perspectives". Also briefing reporters with him were (from left): Mariam Wallet Aboubakrine (mali), Chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues; and Aura...

RT @WHO: It's World Immunization Week! #VaccinesWork to save lives. Vaccines prevent more than 2 million deaths every year https://t.co/J64

April 24, 2017

United Nations - Indigenous Peoples of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: measures taken to implement the Declaration. UN Stories: Indigenous Forum - Together We Achieve

April 24, 2017

The United Nations today called for an investigation into a possible landmine explosion in eastern Ukraine after a member of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission was killed and two others were injured.

Tuesday in @UNGeneva: high-level #Aid4Yemen pledging conference. Info: https://t.co/oV0cdy1alA https://t.co/5e9dJ7PKGL

RT @nikkihaley: We were excited to host members of the @UN Security Council for a breakfast with members of the Senate and House! https://t…

Starts this week in NYC: #WeAreIndigenous #UNPFII16 Forum. Follow @UN4Indigenous & see: https://t.co/6S6a6dgA4V https://t.co/2Zn5FxJaGj

April 24, 2017

The United Nations educational and cultural agency has launched a first-ever policy guide for education on the Holocaust and, more broadly, genocide and mass atrocities.

April 24, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (centre) visits the Parliament Building in Bern Switzerland.

April 24, 2017

According to the United Nations Children's Fund 22 per cent of children between 6 and 15 years old living in warzones are driven away from schools because of conflict and violence.

RT @UNESCO: JUST PUBLISHED! New @UNESCO guidelines ‘Education about the Holocaust & Preventing Genocide’ https://t.co/vesiW2bb4e #Holocaust…

This wk in NYC: #CEPA2017 w/ focus on mobilizing public institutions for implementation of #GlobalGoals – @UNDESA https://t.co/GN6g2QDJx7 https://t.co/8QcRY7DTtk

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April 24, 2017
UN health experts believe the new vaccine can help save tens of thousands of lives when used alongside existing prevention methods, such as...

Tuesday is #WorldMalariaDay. @WHO explains how preventing malaria, save lives. See: https://t.co/aaPaOo8te0 https://t.co/mWM9xlVLZh

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April 24, 2017
Students leave Yakoua school following classes in Bol, Lake Region, Chad, Thursday 20 April 2017. There are 500 displaced children attending the school of 800 students...
April 24, 2017

Conflict and violence has driven more than 25 million children between 6 and 15 years old – about 22 per cent of children in that age group – from schools in warzones across 22 countries, the United Nations Children's Fund has said.

RT @UNDESA: #UNPFII16 kicks off today! Watch opening @UN: https://t.co/qDYNaEqjH5 Get details: https://t.co/VDTjZaozS3 #WeAreIndigenous htt…

RT @UN_Photo: SG @antonioguterres, visiting Bern, met with Swiss FM Didier Burkhalter & Leadership of External Relations Committee of Swiss…

April 24, 2017

The United Nations together with the governments of Sweden and Switzerland will convene a one-day conference in Geneva, tomorrow, to draw global attention to the deepening humanitarian crisis in war-torn Yemen where millions are “close to a breaking point.”

RT @FAOnews: Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Yemen: 20m people could starve to death in next six months - @grazianodasilva https://t.co/GbAp

RT @UNPeacekeeping: Does your country contribute personnel to #UNPeacekeeping? See latest statistics here: https://t.co/4rFmKwPPuS https://…

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights has now been translated into 500+ languages. #StandUp4HumanRights: https://t.co/hzTOQHL54f https://t.co/Cltcb1cn7N

RT @IMFNews: Lagarde: The fastest road to inclusive, diversified, stronger growth is women. https://t.co/xg7pQPuLU0 #IMFGender https://t.co

Conakry is World Book Capital 2017, recognizing its programme to promote reading among youth https://t.co/RgXtf4XmCz #BookDay via @UNESCO https://t.co/DoHLeyoWzK

Our newest Messenger of Peace Malala Yousafzai supports girls' education on #BookDay & every day. https://t.co/uMZLXi2n3F https://t.co/9GoMBT8euN

Sunday is "Spanish Language Day" at the UN. Día del idioma español en las @UNO_es: https://t.co/s1Q1kfWQla https://t.co/FqwazfVVY7

RT @GlobalGoalsUN: UN Envoy Gordon Brown: @UN-backed Int'l Finance Facility for Education vital to ensure that kids aren't left behind: htt…

RT @UNMoldova: .@UN in #Moldova supports quick recovery after heavy #snowfall in #Aprilhttps://t.co/YRrKUEDLJZ #DisasterRecovery https://t…

April 23, 2017

Video message by the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on the 20th Anniversary of Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). Produced by the Department of Public Information

2 yrs after #NepalEarthquake, see Nepal rebuild in #VR through a school girl's eyes: https://t.co/1bHkDT4kpG via @UNDPNepal #SabitasHopes

Paying with your smartphone can help achieve the #GlobalGoals! @UNCDF explains here: https://t.co/YO68OxsEZu #cash2digital #China

How is reading changing in the mobile era? @UNESCO explains on #BookDay https://t.co/RgXtf4XmCz https://t.co/EvEcUBHPXq

RT @WHO: New WHO data: 325 million people worldwide are living with chronic #hepatitis B or hepatitis C https://t.co/qPc1W7iREG #HepB #HepC…

.@UNEP seems next gen of environmental champions, rising up for people & planet https://t.co/49v00tVJUp #YoungChamps https://t.co/Sve2pPZlW5

RT @UN_News_Centre: New @UN & @WorldBank partnership will help build resilience for world's most vulnerable people #itspossible https://t.c…

Entrepreneurial universities are giving youths a leg up in their business ventures – @africarenewal https://t.co/1ImI2jQyl3 #InvestinYouth

RT @UNESCO: Join World #BookDay📚 celebrations! Tell us, what are you reading? https://t.co/eZkpkoGk58 https://t.co/CKG4AuJlwE

RT @MINUSTAH: #Chilean Aviation #Peacekeepers prepare to depart #Haiti much more photos here >> https://t.co/mU9thOLFzV https://t.co/8pqZZu

Mobile reading can help achieve #GlobalGoals. @UNESCO info on #BookDay is here: https://t.co/RgXtf4XmCz https://t.co/Sq0HtZbi4u

April 23, 2017

A lack of accountability for crimes perpetrated during the ongoing conflict in South Sudan remains one of the country's “biggest challenges,” the Human Rights Director for the United Nations Mission (UNMISS) said today as he wrapped up a visit to the north-western Wau region.

RT @UNReliefChief: 20M+ people in Nigeria, Somalia, #SSudan & #Yemen are experiencing or at risk of #famine over the next 6 months: https:/…

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April 23, 2017
A young boy suffering from malnutrition is held by his mother at a UNICEF-supported Outpatient Therapeutic Program (OTP) in Baidoa, Somalia. Photo...

Spanish is 1 of the UN's 6 official languages – see our social media updates *en español* here: https://t.co/puMKMQkUme https://t.co/cl8ikCfaW3

RT @WFP: #Science is key to reaching #ZeroHunger! WFP's history shows how new ideas can help us feed people worldwide.🌍🥘 #WFPInnovation htt…

A #Youth4Peace e-consultation has been launched! Spread the word & join the conversation here: https://t.co/7CIS2Nu36M via @UNYouthEnvoy https://t.co/4wFnLrLS81

#ItsPossible to have a world where no one is left behind & prosperity reaches everyone. https://t.co/wzdsL2gPmu #GlobalGoals https://t.co/FvJChL3OJ5

RT @UNDPEurasia: .@UN moves to provide essential supplies after freak storm pummels Moldova, cutting electricity in 400 villages https://t.…

It's #EarthDay! Here's how you can live more sustainably every day: https://t.co/ymP6sGj7vm #GlobalGoals https://t.co/JybNMi0Iin

RT @UNICEF: #ClimateChange threatens to destroy, dry up or contaminate water → https://t.co/1v5zUPuFZV. The moment to take action is NOW. #…

#EarthDay is a good reminder that our #globalgoals are working every day to end poverty, protect the planet & ensure prosperity for all. https://t.co/U1esXopSB2

RT @UNFCCC: A year ago today was the signing ceremony for the #ParisAgreement. Meanwhile, it has entered into force, ratified by 143 Parti…

April 22, 2017

Environmental and climate literacy is the engine not only for creating green voters and advancing environmental and climate laws and policies but also for accelerating green technologies and jobs, the United Nations is emphasizing on Mother Earth Day.

Saturday in DC: #InvestinInfra Forum. Watch here: https://t.co/pmVO8XqcXk via @the_IDB @WBG_PPP https://t.co/xcN6Vp0uxN

April 22, 2017

The United Nations has welcomed the release and return to their country of 26 Qatari nationals abducted in Muthanna governorate, Iraq, in December 2015.

RT @NewsHour: Secretary-General Guterres discusses needing an “engaged” U.S., building a more “dynamic” U.N.: https://t.co/YLHF2rTF28

What are you doing to save the planet on #EarthDay & every day? Here's a special recycling story from NYC. https://t.co/1yf9Yftvv3

RT @UNEP: What is the Young Champions of the Earth prize about? We're bringing BIG environmental ideas to life: https://t.co/1H442cl7j8 #Yo…

This week @WFP air-lifted life-saving supplies to people struck by drought In Somalia https://t.co/K7fgiy772t https://t.co/me9SDk64gL

Happy #EarthDay from NYC. @AntonioGuterres: "let's work together for the well-being of the planet & all people." https://t.co/T3QjODLwnJ https://t.co/hW8M0jLTBx

RT @AminaJMohammed: To protect people & planet we need to empower everyone with the knowledge to inspire action in defense of livelihoods &…

Climate change has major ramifications for everyone everywhere. #SaveOurOcean on #EarthDay & every day https://t.co/4WidMJ7pzk https://t.co/yCiYVe0k8n

The UN is working to help 20 million ppl in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan & Yemen experiencing or at risk of famine https://t.co/jKxtRGLsGB https://t.co/r0D2Um8jeR

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April 22, 2017
A woman with an umbrella walks in the rain in a field. To the left is a rainbow. Photo: WMO Human beings are too self-interested in their relationship with nature...
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April 22, 2017
Jacinda Fairholm (left) and Virginia Clerveaux. UN Photo/Matt Wells. Women continue to be "more vulnerable" to the impacts of disaster, but in some countries its men who are more of a concern. That was one of the...

RT @UNEP: Happy #EarthDay! We need young people’s innovative ideas to fight for our planet’s health. Learn about #YoungChamps: https://t.co

A year ago today was the signing ceremony for the #ParisAgreement. It has now entered into force, see: https://t.co/WWXWFnP2CC #EarthDay https://t.co/wpTl3QusxJ

Internet service in Cameroon’s English-speaking regions is welcomed by @UNOCA_NEWS envoy https://t.co/YFzzg5mDng

April 22, 2017

Building resilience for the world's most vulnerable people by reducing poverty, promoting shared prosperity, enhancing food security, and sustaining peace in crisis-affected situations will be the focus of a new partnership framework agreed by the United Nations and World Bank.

RT @UN_Spokesperson: The @UN & @WorldBank today signed partnership to build resilience for the most vulnerable. More: https://t.co/9Fn1mp76

RT @Lise_Kingo: Next week, we join +300 reps from #biz, UN & civil society in India to get to work on creating the world we want! #GlobalGo…

Video look back at the wk: partnership with @_AfricanUnion on peace & security, work to #BeatNTDs + more https://t.co/PLa6zLcPOL

April 21, 2017

New data published by the United Nations health agency has revealed that a vast majority of the estimated 325 million people living with chronic hepatitis B virus or hepatitis C virus infection lack access to life-saving testing and treatment, placing them at a great risk of chronic liver disease, cancer, and even death.

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April 21, 2017
Secretary-General António Guterres (second from right) addresses the Financing for Peace event at the World Bank’s Spring Meeting. Also pictured from right to left are the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, and the...

RT @RefugeesChief: Huge crowd at @WorldBank #springmeetings2017 for debate on addressing refugee flows from a development angle. A game cha…

April 21, 2017

Journalists pose questions during a press encounter with Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro and Karen Koning Abu Zayd of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic.

April 21, 2017

Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro (left) and Karen Koning Abu Zayd of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic brief journalists.

April 21, 2017

As the drought intensifies in south and north-eastern Somalia, the United Nations emergency food relief agency today airlifted to Mogadishu enough high-energy biscuits to assist 31,000 people for three days.

.@UNMAS works to save lives by responding to the problems of landmines & explosive remnants of war. Find out more: https://t.co/zeW8SjdHV8 https://t.co/c7kG59oug9

April 21, 2017

A wide view of the General Assembly’s interactive dialogue on “Harmony with Nature”, held to commemorate International Mother Earth Day (22 April).

April 21, 2017

A view of the General Assembly’s interactive dialogue on “Harmony with Nature”, held to commemorate International Mother Earth Day (22 April).

April 21, 2017

Wu Hongbo, Under-Secretary-General for the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, addresses the General Assembly’s interactive dialogue on “Harmony with Nature”, held to commemorate International Mother Earth Day (22 April).

April 21, 2017

António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General: Message to 10th Anniversary of MOU Universities Network

April 21, 2017

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Central Africa was relieved to learn that Cameroon President Paul Biya instructed that full internet services be restored in the North-West and South-West Regions of Cameroon.

April 21, 2017

Marc Pecsteen de Buytswerve, Permanent Representative of Belgium to the UN and Acting President of the General Assembly, addresses the Assembly’s interactive dialogue on “Harmony with Nature”, held to commemorate International Mother Earth Day (22 April).

RT @antonioguterres: In Washington D.C. for talks with @JimYongKim and @WorldBank on how we can work together for sustainable development,…

April 21, 2017

United Nations - One world, many languages. Adhoc: Multilingualism and the UN

RT @WBG_Climate: LIVE NOW → How do we #Invest4Climate and spark #ClimateAction? Join the discussion w/ @JimYongKim & global leaders: https:…

April 21, 2017

Highlights of UN events during the week of 24 April 2017, including the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, High-level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen, World Malaria Day and more. #WeAreIndigenous #UNPFII16

.@UNGeneva services 8,000+ meetings every year, making it one of the busiest conference centres in the world https://t.co/i37HIN9kFW https://t.co/CAU93CT1sj

April 21, 2017

Noting that a key trigger common to nearly all conflicts is the element of fragility – fragility of States, of institutions, or of societies – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called for increasing investments in preventative measures that address the problem of fragility before it turns into conflict.

Tune in now to hear why @AminaJMohammed says #itspossible to move from ideas to action for the #globalgoals https://t.co/TLgKzBywNy

#Aid4Yemen update: @UNDP is working to improve provision of food, water and health + more more. https://t.co/rvGXEmUXKH https://t.co/2IbiIG4Q0Z

April 21, 2017

Top stories from UN News, during the week of 17 - 21 April 2017, featuring: strengthened partnership between the UN and the African Union on peace and security; rallying financial support for sustainable development, and controlling neglected tropical diseases. Read related stories on UN News:

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RT @GlobalGoalsUN: UN chief @antonioguterres joins @UN_EWEC High-Level Steering Group as Senior Co-Chair. https://t.co/Btm0GxqhOx #EWECisME…

RT @UNFPA: 😍 Meet 1st baby 👶🏻 born in new @UNFPAIraq hospital in #Iraq 🇮🇶 supported by @WHO, @UNCERF, @EuropeAid & @theOFDA. #SafeBirth #G…

April 21, 2017

Participants during a graduation ceremony for new United Nations Security Officers.

April 21, 2017

Peter Thomas Drennan, Under-Secretary-General for Safety and Security, makes remarks during a graduation ceremony for new United Nations Security Officers.

Behind the scenes: @AntonioGuterres talked to @JudyWoodruff at @NewsHour today. Here's what @UNICDC does in DC: https://t.co/JFAVn5yH25 https://t.co/RfftWLaN84

Continues Friday in NYC. https://t.co/h8OAPLagrG

April 21, 2017

New WHO data reveal that an estimated 325 million people worldwide are living with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.

April 21, 2017

Noting increases in number of migrants, including children, attempting to reach European shores using the Central Mediterranean route, and consequent rise in number of deaths, the United Nations Children's Fund has called for safe and legal pathways for those who are fleeing conflict, poverty and depravation.

RT @GlobalGoalsUN: #EarthDay is Saturday, 22 April! Here's how you can live more sustainably, tomorrow and every day: https://t.co/OGqWK78K

RT @WorldBank: TODAY: bring your BIG IDEA for building sustainable cities of the future. Watch LIVE 9am ET here--> https://t.co/aJZRwOhYJD

Vaccines & meds to tackle hepatitis exist. @WHO is committed to helping ensure they reach all those who need them. https://t.co/WSmRBPMGS5 https://t.co/RE7d7Eq9cM

RT @unicdc: WATCH: @RefugeesChief joins High Level event on helping middle income nations meet demands of refugee influxes https://t.co/1Fb

April 21, 2017

The United Nations refugee agency is shipping tents, mosquito nets and other essential relief items to Angola, where some 9,000 refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have fled this month alone.

News: @AntonioGuterres sat down with @JudyWoodruff to talk about Syria, UN response to global humanitarian crises, famine + more. Watch ⤵️ https://t.co/bDsX95nmMs

RT @WFP_Media: Make this the piece of news you share now: @WFP air lifts life-saving food + medical supplies to people in #Somalia https://…

Starts now in DC #Dev4Peace event w/ @AntonioGuterres + others taking part. https://t.co/gPDIdqVYp1

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April 21, 2017
 A health worker displays a vaccine against Hib, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and hepatitis B at a storage facility in the south-western city of Khulna. Hib is a common cause of pneumonia and bacterial meningitis. Photo: UNICEF/Shehab...

At the @WorldBank @AminaJMohammed talked about how #ItsPossible to end poverty & achieve #GlobalGoals. See it here: https://t.co/MWief6UjDT https://t.co/b8gtwG30UL

RT @UNHumanRights: Cuba needs new laws and stronger action targeting human trafficking, says UN rights expert https://t.co/CoEEy2XVEC

April 21, 2017

Continued fighting between rebels and Government forces in the Greater Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has caused over 11,000 Congolese to flee to neighbouring Angola, said the UN refugees agency.

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April 21, 2017
Children sit in a UNICEF-supported centre for vulnerable children, in the conflict-affected Hajjah Governorate, Yemen. (file) Photo: UNICEF/Brent Stirton The suffering of millions of children across Yemen has become "invisible to the...
April 21, 2017

Informal comments to the media by Mr. Paulo Pinheiro, Chairman of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry for Syria, and Ms. Karen Abuzayd, Commissioner of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry for Syria, on the situation in Syria.

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April 21, 2017
Listen to a bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, with Matthew Wells and Jocelyne Sambira. In today’s programme: thousands of children have fled to Angola from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, often to avoid forced recruitment by...
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April 21, 2017
Returned persons from Kasala village, Kasai Province, awaiting food distribution by the NGO COPROMOR and Christian Aid. Photo: Joseph Mankamba/OCHA-DRC Thousands of children have fled a spike in violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo...
April 21, 2017

The increase in reading and writing proficiency among women is a result of the significant up tic in their enrolment and completion of primary education over the last five decades, even as overall funding for adult literacy has remained low, a recently-launched study by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has...

All of today's conflicts are connected to fragility - @AntonioGuterres at #Dev4Peace event calling for innovation https://t.co/9lAJ48smL6 https://t.co/1FE0g9sp8U

April 21, 2017

Daily Press Briefing: United States, World Bank, World Jewish Congress, Somalia, DR Congo, Lebanon, Syria, Migration, Hepatitis, Mother Earth Day, Press Conferences Monday, Honour Roll Highlights of the Daily Press Briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary General. HIGHLIGHTS -SECRETARY-GENERAL MEETS PRESIDENT TRUMP AND U.S...

Syria: @UNHumanRights committee urges accountability for plight of children https://t.co/iol9wyq4Zd

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April 21, 2017
Young women in the Arab region. (file) Photo: UNDP Barriers to women's full workplace participation persist in Saudi Arabia, despite UN data showing that economic growth improves with a more diverse workforce. That's what Muna AbuSulayman...
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April 21, 2017
A wide view of the Security Council Chamber. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas. The Security Council has ordered the Democratic Republic of North Korea (DPRK) to stop conducting nuclear tests in order to...
April 21, 2017

A United Nations human rights expert has urged Cuba to consider introducing new legislation to ensure that everyone who falls victim to trafficking in persons can be identified and helped, and the authorities can take action against offenders.

RT @AminaJMohammed: Thank you @Lagarde for a great #IMFGender event. We agree the #SDGs will help achieve women's economic empowerment & a…

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April 21, 2017
 Risking their lives to reach Europe from North Africa, a boatload of people, some of them likely in need of international protection, are rescued in the Mediterranean Sea by the Italian Navy. Photo: UNHCR/A. D'Amato More than 150...
April 20, 2017

Reporting on the dire situation across the Middle East region, marked by the largest refugee crisis since the Second World War, fractured societies, proliferation of non-State actors and unbelievable human suffering, a United Nations envoy today reiterated the need for a surge in diplomacy for peace to ease the suffering of innocent civilians.

#TBT – The Chemical Weapons Convention entered into force in 1997. Follow @OPCE & see: https://t.co/hmxwynPrwB #OPCW20 https://t.co/nwyXjDkUQA

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April 20, 2017
Shoppers wait in line for five hours to buy a ration of bread from a small bakery in Cumaná, Venezuela. Photo: Meridith Kohut/IRIN The Government of Venezuela and the opposition are being urged by the
April 20, 2017

The United Nations today expressed concern about the latest developments in Venezuela, calling for on the Government and the opposition to address the country’s challenges for the benefit of the people.

April 20, 2017

Nikki Haley (left), United States Permanent Representative to the UN and President of the Security Council for April, addresses the Council's meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question. At her side is Hasmik Egian, Director of the Security Council Affairs Division, Department of Political Affairs.

April 20, 2017

Nikki Haley, United States Permanent Representative to the UN and President of the Security Council for April, addresses the Council's meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

This month @UNPeacekeeping operations will wrap up in Côte d'Ivoire after completing mandate. https://t.co/mVeFfLJWyu https://t.co/etddg8H0tq

RT @UNFPA: We're honored by our @TheWebbyAwards nomination! If you support our work, VOTE! Needed NOW more than ever: https://t.co/tYZlbWqB

April 20, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with Sultan-Khan, former Special Advisor on Diplomatic Matters to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

April 20, 2017

In the wake of the recent attack on an evacuation convoy near Aleppo, Syria, and the purported use of chemical weapons in southern Idlib, the United Nations child rights body today called for investigations into all attacks on children in the country and for bringing the perpetrators to justice.

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April 20, 2017
A view of a UN helicopter in Tindouf, Algeria. UN Photo/Evan Schneider UN takes steps to reduce costs and use of aircraft: Guterres An initiative has been launched to reduce the cost and use of United Nations' aircraft provided by...
April 20, 2017

Strongly condemning the 15 April ballistic-missile launch conducted by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), the United Nations Security Council today demanded that the country immediately cease further actions in violation of the UN body’s relevant resolutions and comply fully with its obligations under these resolutions.

RT @UNGeneva: #ChineseLanguageDay @UNGeneva: "Beautiful China, Picturesque Zhejiang" exhibit, calligraphy, fans & tea ceremony thx to @Chin…

April 20, 2017

UNOCI, the UN mission in Cote d'Ivoire, wraps up its operations after successfully completing its mandate. It will close its doors on 30 June 2017 after having helped the country restore peace and stability.

April 20, 2017

The ground-breaking, United Nations-backed International Finance Facility for Education is vital to ensure that half of the world’s children don’t miss out on the basic schooling needed to meet the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

RT @UN_Spokesperson: Secretary-General @antonioguterres launches initiative to reduce costs by increasing efficiency of @UN air carriers ht…

Promoting inclusive & sustainable economic growth, employment & decent work for all is key to the #GlobalGoals https://t.co/p0bG7mwhu6 https://t.co/3nutmrAYhL

RT @WBG_Gender: Happening Now: Boosting #WomensEconomicEmpowerment live event. WATCH: https://t.co/f4g7FuJyKa #EmpowerWomen https://t.co/7p

RT @WHO: Smoking kills. Tobacco kills one million people every year in #Chinahttps://t.co/UkGZAueV5r #NoTobacco https://t.co/9V5bGULTeQ

#Tech4Good & #globalgoals: @FAOnews database to use satellite data for monitoring agricultural water productivity https://t.co/eoYhNG8vai https://t.co/0laTMd5p2K

April 20, 2017

United Nations - In New York City, there are more than 5,000 “canners” who contribute significantly to recycling. Meet their monarch. Mother Earth Day UN Stories: The King of Cans - a story for Earth Day, 22 April

April 20, 2017

Speaking to journalists after a meeting of the Humanitarian Taskforce (HTF), Staffan de Mistura, the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, stated that the horrific attack on a convoy of evacuees this past weekend had impacted everyone at today’s talks.

April 20, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres meets with Lilianne Ploumen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

April 20, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with Toyoshi Satow, President of the International Association of University Presidents (IAUP).

April 20, 2017

Noting the lack of sufficient institutions to cater to the growing demand for higher education as well as increasing disparities in its access, the United Nations educational and scientific agency has presented a series of steps to make such education more equitable and affordable.

In DC this week: @AntonioGuterres, @AminaJMohammed, @UN_PGA + more. Follow @UNICDC & see schedule: https://t.co/W4DjxKpxTp https://t.co/03QH4EDV8Q

RT @UNOCHA: #Mosul: In the last 6 months, nearly half a million ppl have been displaced. Here is how humanitarians are helping https://t.c…

April 20, 2017

Media stakeout with Staffan de Mistura, Special Envoy for Syria, and Ian Egeland, Special Advisor to Special Envoy for Syria, following the meeting of the Humanitarian Access Task Force of the International Syria Support Group.

April 20, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres today launched an initiative to boost efficiency of United Nations planes and flights, as it was revealed that the Organization spent close to $750 million from 2015 to 2016 on air assets in its peacekeeping and political missions.

April 20, 2017

Nickolay Mladenov, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process and Personal Representative of the Secretary-General to the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority, speaks to journalists following the Security Council debate on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

April 20, 2017

Riyad H. Mansour, Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine to the UN, speaks to journalists, following a Security Council debate the Middle East situation, including the Palestinian question.

April 20, 2017

Nickolay Mladenov, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process and Personal Representative of the Secretary-General to the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority, at the Security Council debate on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

April 20, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with Joaquín Alexander Maza Martelli, Permanent Representative of El Salvador to the UN Office at Geneva (UNOG) and President of the Human Rights Council.

April 20, 2017

A recent upsurge in violence beginning 10 April has displaced thousands of people in South Sudan’s Wau town. Between 10 and 12 April, approximately 4,000 people arrived at the protection of civilians (PoC) site adjacent to the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) base, joining more than 25,200 internally displaced persons (IDPs) already seeking refuge in...

April 20, 2017

A recent upsurge in violence beginning 10 April has displaced thousands of people in South Sudan’s Wau town. Between 10 and 12 April, approximately 4,000 people arrived at the protection of civilians (PoC) site adjacent to the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) base, joining more than 25,200 internally displaced persons (IDPs) already seeking refuge in...

April 20, 2017

A recent upsurge in violence beginning 10 April has displaced thousands of people in South Sudan’s Wau town. Between 10 and 12 April, approximately 4,000 people arrived at the protection of civilians (PoC) site adjacent to the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) base, joining more than 25,200 internally displaced persons (IDPs) already seeking refuge in...

April 20, 2017

A recent upsurge in violence beginning 10 April has displaced thousands of people in South Sudan’s Wau town. Between 10 and 12 April, approximately 4,000 people arrived at the protection of civilians (PoC) site adjacent to the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) base, joining more than 25,200 internally displaced persons (IDPs) already seeking refuge in...

April 20, 2017

Informal comments to the media by H.E. Mr. Riyad H. Mansour, Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine to the United Nations, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question, following the 7929th Security Council meeting. Watch the 7929th Security Council meeting here: http://bit.ly/2pX1fkS

April 20, 2017

Informal comments to the media by Mr. Nickolay Mladenov, United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process and Personal Representative of the Secretary-General, on the situation in the Middle East including the Palestinian question, following the 7929th meeting of the Security Council. Watch the 7929th meeting of the Security Council...

New @BetterThan_Cash report signals boom in digital payments via social networks in China https://t.co/dvOXFx15Lf https://t.co/rVo1knAkuG

April 20, 2017

UN envoy Nickolay Mladenov reiterates call for "surge in diplomacy for peace," during his briefing to the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East. He underscores need for collective international action and for strengthening multilateral approaches, cooperation and religious tolerance. Read more on UN News:

April 20, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with Kim Bolduc, his Special Representative for Western Sahara and Head of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO).

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April 20, 2017
Gordon Brown. UN Photo/Evan Schneider A ground-breaking International Finance Facility for education is vital to ensure that half of the world's children don't miss out on the basic schooling needed to meet the 2030 Sustainable...
April 20, 2017

The United Nations agricultural agency created an online database that uses satellite data and Google Earth images to figure out how much water is being used to irrigate crops, focusing on parts of Africa and the Middle East that are facing water scarcity.

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April 20, 2017
Destruction in Idlib governorate. Photo: UNICEF/Giovanni Diffidenti Nearly a third less aid has reached people in Syria's besieged towns this year...

RT @OPCW: #OPCW DG shares incontrovertible laboratory results concluding exposure to #sarin in Khan Sheikhun, #Syria https://t.co/SnRBc9rle

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April 20, 2017
Watering crops in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo: FAO/Olivier Asselin A new high-tech water monitoring tool developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will allow...

RT @UN_News_Centre: .@UN envoy @nmladenov urges political solutions in the #MiddleEast: “We must do all we can to help them prevail” ► http…

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April 20, 2017
Students at a university library in Rabat, Morocco. Photo: Arne Hoel/World Bank States struggling to keep pace with growing demand for higher education Governments are struggling to keep pace with the growing demand for higher...
April 20, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with Girish Sinha, former Director in the Department of Field support (DFS).

Venezuela: UN urges all efforts be made to lower tensions. English: https://t.co/ysaJgsxTNf Español ⤵️ https://t.co/s1pPWpL4Iq

April 20, 2017

Remarks by H.E. Mr. Nickolay Mladenov, Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process and Personal Representative of the Secretary-General, on the situation in the Middle East. The Security Council held today its regular quarterly open debate on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

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April 20, 2017
William Lacy Swing. UN Photo/Violaine MartinWorld must agree a more responsible, humane way to manage migration It's time for the international community to come together to "more responsibly and humanely manage the movement of...

RT @WBG_Cities: Don't miss our live webcast 4/21: Cities ARE Where the Future Is Being Built! Post your question NOW: https://t.co/QEi04MUw

April 20, 2017

Danny Danon, Permanent Representative of Israel to the UN, addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

April 20, 2017

A wide view of the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

April 20, 2017

Riyad H. Mansour, Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine to the UN, addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian Question.

April 20, 2017

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

April 20, 2017

Fifth conference of the universities that signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the United Nations on cooperation in the training of candidates for United Nations Language Competitive Examinations. The event was organized by the Department for General Assembly and Conference Management (DGACM).

United Nations Audio
April 20, 2017
High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein. UN Photo/Pierre AlbouyRape chants lay bare Burundi terror campaign: UN human rights chief The
April 20, 2017

A wide view of the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

April 20, 2017

Catherine Pollard (top centre), Under-Secretary-General for General Assembly and Conference Management, addresses the fifth conference of the universities that signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the United Nations on cooperation in the training of candidates for United Nations Language Competitive Examinations. The event was organized by...

April 20, 2017

Catherine Pollard, Under-Secretary-General for General Assembly and Conference Management, addresses the fifth conference of the universities that signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the United Nations on cooperation in the training of candidates for United Nations Language Competitive Examinations. The event was organized by the Department...

April 20, 2017

United Nations - Press briefing sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations on the Launch of Watchlist's Field Monitor report detailing the impact on children of attacks on healthcare in Yemen in 2015 and 2016