900k doses of vaccine delivered by 200+ mobile vaccination teams in 2nd largest oral cholera vaccination campaign ever ⬇️ https://t.co/kbiNIMTTjy

RT @FAOnews: New #UNFAO- #EU initiative to curb unsustainable #wildlife hunting, conserve biodiversity, improve food security https://t.co/

The death penalty does little to serve victims or deter crime. -@antonioguterres on World Day Against Death Penalty. https://t.co/NCaHJgweZh

RT @UN_News_Centre: Leaders ‘not interested’ in finding solution to Yemen crisis, UN envoy (@OSESGY) tells Security Council ► https://t.co/

October 10, 2017

The United Nations Security Council has called on the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to investigate into, and bring to justice those behind Monday’s attack on a peacekeeping mission base in North Kivu that resulted in the deaths of two “blue helmets.”

October 10, 2017

The Security Council today endorsed the United Nations’ action plan to resume an inclusive political process in Libya.

October 10, 2017

Three weeks since category 5 Hurricane Maria ripped through Dominica, the scope of the damage remains daunting, with islanders in dire need of water, electricity, food and supplies, the United Nations migration agency reported on Tuesday as it continued to carry out an array of activities as part of the response.

1.1 billion girls in the 🌍 & each one of them deserves equal opportunities for a better future. Wed is #DayOfTheGirl https://t.co/97PvXe8a1m https://t.co/Xc9QJNnsKZ

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October 10, 2017
Bolo Basuti from Botswana at the Space for Women expert meeting held at UN Women in New York. Photo: UN News/Dianne Penn Earth observation technology can be a tool for women's empowerment as it provides satellite imagery which can help with...
October 10, 2017

People spend a large proportion of time at work, where experiences there factor into their overall wellbeing, the United Nations said on World Mental Health Day, noting that depression and anxiety disorders are common mental disorders that have an impact on our ability to work, and to work productively.

RT @DrTedros: Universal Health Coverage must include #mentalhealth services. There is no health without mental health #HealthForAll

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October 10, 2017
The UN continues to be alarmed over the impact of fighting on the Syrian people. Here are displaced children and adults seen after fleeing from ISIL-controlled areas in rural Raqqa, Syria. Photo: UNICEF/Soulaiman (file) Continued fighting...
October 10, 2017

Parties to the conflict in Yemen are eroding the path to peace while the country’s people suffer amid a man-made humanitarian catastrophe, said today a senior United Nations official, urging Security Council member countries to use their political and economic powers to pressure warring sides to commit to a path of peace.

Watch our Facebook Live chat with human rights experts on the occasion of World Day Against the Death Penalty: https://t.co/EfoDuZAfVB https://t.co/mKDUlP1qeH

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October 10, 2017
Aerial view of the devastation in Dominica following successive category five hurricanes in September 2017. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas Medical staff trying to keep basic services going on the devastated Caribbean island of Dominica urgently need...

RT @ilo: WESO REPORT 2017: What are the six key ingredients to promote sustainable enterprises? https://t.co/0Z8OMIAvtB https://t.co/tZo4xW

RT @ILOPubs: WESO REPORT 2017: What are the six key ingredients to promote sustainable enterprises? https://t.co/0TBvr4tZrq

October 10, 2017

In a race to prevent a cholera outbreak among the more than half a million Rohingya refugee arrivals over the past six weeks in Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh, United Nations agencies launched on Tuesday a massive immunization campaign.

October 10, 2017

Daily Press Briefing: Death Penalty, Yemen, Syria, Bangladesh/Myanmar, Dominica, Wildlife, Mental Health Day, Philippines Briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. HIGHLIGHTS: - MARKING DAY AGAINST DEATH PENALTY, SECRETARY-GENERAL URGES COUNTRIES TO HALT EXECUTIONS -POINTING TO SUFFERING OF YEMENI PEOPLE, SENIOR U.N...

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October 10, 2017
Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Dianne Penn and Matt Wells. In today's programme: Recovery efforts continue in the Caribbean island nation of Dominica, decimated by a recent hurricane; and: Could...
October 10, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (second from right) meets with Beatrice Fihn (second from left), Executive Director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN); Ray Acheson (left), Director of Reaching Critical Will and advocate with ICAN; and Tim Wright (right), Asia-Pacific Director of ICAN.

October 10, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with Maman Sambo Sidikou, Special Representative and Head of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO).

Join us at 1pm NY time live on Facebook with human rights experts on World Day Against the Death Penalty: https://t.co/U9y0J6AOTY https://t.co/TKbg5m7ucQ

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October 10, 2017
John Ging, Director of the Operational Division of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), briefs the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Yemen. UN Photo/Kim Haughton Yemen's man-made crisis is...
October 10, 2017

Andrew Gilmour, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, speaks at event on the occasion of the World Day Against the Death Penalty (10 October), entitled, “Transparency and the Death Penalty -- What’s to Hide?”.

October 10, 2017

Khaled Hussein Mohamed Alyemany, Permanent Representative of Yemen, seen after addressing the Security Council meeting on the situation in his country.

October 10, 2017

Khaled Hussein Mohamed Alyemany, Permanent Representative of Yemen, addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in his country.

October 10, 2017

Khaled Hussein Mohamed Alyemany, Permanent Representative of Yemen, addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in his country.

October 10, 2017

Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the Secretary General's Special Envoy for Yemen, briefs journalists after a Security Council meeting on the situation in the country.

October 10, 2017

François Delattre, Pemanent Representative of France to the United Nations and President of the Security Council for the month of October, speaks to journalists following Council consultations on the siuation in Mali.

October 10, 2017

Miroslav Lajčák, President of the General Assembly, addresses a press conference on the priorities and vision for the seventy-second session.

October 10, 2017

The United Nations health agency today announced the establishment of a high-level global commission on noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) to identify innovative ways to curb the world’s biggest causes of death and extend life expectancy for millions of people.

On #WorldMentalHealthDay, let’s take action to promote mental health at work. https://t.co/EebVtQfvXq

October 10, 2017

Briefing by Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, on the situation in the Middle East - Yemen at the 8066th meeting of the Security Council.

October 10, 2017

Join us LIVE for a panel discussion entitled Transparency and the Death Penalty - What’s to Hide?, with the participation by Mr. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, and co-sponsored by the Permanent Missions of Argentina, Australia, France, Italy and Mongolia. Participants will hear from H.E. Mr. Federico Mayor, President, International...

October 10, 2017

John Ging (foreground, right on dais), Director of the Operational Division of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), briefs the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Yemen. On his left is Khaled Hussein Alyemany, Permanent Representative of Yemen to the UN. Also pictured looking on is Ismail Ould...

October 10, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (centre) speaks at an event held on the occasion of the World Day Against the Death Penalty (10 October) and entitled, “Transparency and the Death Penalty -- What’s to Hide?”

October 10, 2017

A wide view of an event on the occasion of the World Day Against the Death Penalty (10 October), entitled, “Transparency and the Death Penalty -- What’s to Hide?”

October 10, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres speaks at an event held on the occasion of the World Day Against the Death Penalty (10 October) and entitled, “Transparency and the Death Penalty -- What’s to Hide?”

October 10, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (centre) meets with representatives of Non-Governmental Organizations.

October 10, 2017

John Ging, Director of the Operational Division of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), briefs the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Yemen.

October 10, 2017

Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the Secretary General's Special Envoy for Yemen, briefs the Security Council.

October 10, 2017

A view of the observers’ gallery in the Security Council Chamber during the Council’s meeting on the situation in Libya.

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October 10, 2017
UN Secretary-General António Guterres addresses an event on the occasion of the World Day Against the Death Penalty. UN Photo/Manuel Elias There is "no place" for the death penalty in the 21st Century and it needs to be abolished as soon as...
October 10, 2017

United Nations - Hussam Al Rustum, his wife Suha, and their two children left the city of Homs, Syria to escape the violence after the war started in 2011. From one refugee camp to another, between Syria and Jordan, this family started a long journey that will lead them to resettle in Jersey City, NJ, USA.

RT @antonioguterres: We can & must eliminate the stigma that prevents people from speaking freely and seeking treatment for mental illness…

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RT @UNWebTV: Panel discussion on #deathpenalty and Transparency with @antonioguterres & @ICOMDP @UNHumanRights #News https://t.co/qtvJ2TXWlj

October 10, 2017

United Nations - Japan is one of the biggest funders of the United Nations refugee agency. But few refugees find a home there

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October 10, 2017
A Rohingya boy receives one of the first Cholera vaccine doses at a UN Migration Agency(IOM) clinic in Jumbali, in the world's second largest mass immunization for the disease which started this morning. Photo: Muse Mohammed/IOM Aid agencies back on...

Starting soon: Security Council meeting on the situation in Libya and in the Middle East. https://t.co/WhwXXmCYWf

There's no proof that death penalty deters crimes. Get the facts on Tuesday's World Day Against the Death Penalty: https://t.co/qxIlOnG2y3 https://t.co/rVUJ5pHkSy

RT @UN_Women: If we invest in girls before, during & after crises, they can help build a better future for all of us. #dayofthegirl https:/…

US$1 trillion/ yr: cost of lost productivity in workplace due to depression & anxiety. It's World Mental Health Day: https://t.co/j9BZu5oyXC https://t.co/vs8KA8HJhw

There's no place for the death penalty in 21st century. Find out more on Tuesday's World Day Against Death Penalty: https://t.co/qxIlOnXDWD https://t.co/5W0nfS5BZd

Check out our @instagram story to see what happened when @antonioguterres visited hurricane-hit Caribbean islands: https://t.co/h1O6fCINp5 https://t.co/jWdtLsuV72

October 10, 2017

To help African, Caribbean and Pacific countries stop unsustainable wildlife hunting, conserve natural heritage and strengthen people's livelihoods and food security, the United Nations agriculture agency launched on Tuesday a €45 million multi-partner initiative.

October 10, 2017

The death penalty does little to deter crimes or serve victims, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, calling on all countries which have not forbidden the extreme practice to urgently stop executions.

October 10, 2017

Disaster risk is outpacing resilience in Asia-Pacific and putting people in this most disaster-prone region at risk of being pushed back into poverty, the latest report from a United Nations regional commission has revealed.

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October 10, 2017
Assistant Inspector of Police Annah Chota (center left) meeting women in Abyei. Photo: UNPOL/UNISFA/Mthokozisi Makeka An absence of laws is an "obstacle to advancing gender equality" because it doesn't give women the support they need to report...

Investing in treatments for depression & anxiety➡️better health & ability to work. More on World Mental Health Day: https://t.co/H93n9CKIlE https://t.co/JUwTkXRqQX

RT @Refugees: We're rushing aid to border areas amid reports that an estimated 10,000 Rohingya refugees crossed into Bangladesh https://t.c…

Nutrition crisis, exacerbated by violence, instability & displacement, is threatening lives & futures of thousands of children in Mali. https://t.co/EnjEeVAiJf

RT @UN_News_Centre: UN treaty ‘beginning of the end for nuclear weapons’ – Executive Director of Nobel Peace Prize winner @nuclearban ►http…

Investing in workers and innovation + boosting trade and social dialogue are key to stemming rising global unemployment - @ilo. #GlobalGoals https://t.co/LVSrqxsxlv

.@UNstamps for the nuclear test ban on #WorldPostDay. Artists raise awareness on the importance of bringing the CTBT into force. https://t.co/eCJp3KQbx4

October 9, 2017

Speaking to journalists at the United Nations Headquarters, in New York, representatives of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize winner – International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) – urged countries around the globe to eliminate nuclear weapons.

Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar drowned when fishing boat carrying them to safety in Bangladesh capsized: https://t.co/7nPl9WWetY https://t.co/6X27QA6Ne8

October 9, 2017

As the Iraqi offensive in and near Hawija in Kirkuk Governorate is drawing to a close, the United Nations and its humanitarian partners expressed deep concern on Monday for the safety of civilian populations in the region.

October 9, 2017

The post plays an important role in the everyday lives of people and businesses, as well as contributes to global social and economic development, the United Nations postal agency said Monday, marking World Post Day.

Tuesday is World Mental Health Day. Depression can happen to anybody. #LetsTalk, seek & get help. More info here: https://t.co/j9BZu5oyXC https://t.co/2NchDXl8jw

October 9, 2017

More than 200 million people are out of work around the world – an increase of 3.4 million since last year, the United Nations labour agency said Monday, calling for policies that can recharge “sluggish” growth of small and medium-sized businesses.

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October 9, 2017
Ramya Subrahmanian at UN Headquarters on 02 October. Source: UN Web TV Ramya Subrahmanian attended the high-level event on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals for Children: Collective Actions and Innovative Solutionsheld at the UN Headquarters. The...
October 9, 2017

The United Nations global emergency response fund has reached its 2017 funding target of $450 million, but much more is required given that the number of people in need of assistance is at a record high.

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October 9, 2017
Factory workers producing shirts in Accra, Ghana. Photo: World Bank/Dominic Chavez More than 200 million people are out of work around the world – an increase of 3.4...
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October 9, 2017
Secretary-General António Guterres with Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of Dominica, on 08 October in Roseau, the capital of Dominica. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas (file) Dominica is "getting a grip" on recovery following a devastating...

RT @UNGeneva: Watch Neymar Jr, the new Ambassador of Handicap International France, talk in #SDGStudio about the importance of the #GlobalG…

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October 9, 2017
Sake, North Kivu Province, DR Congo: MONUSCO Special Forces conducting a training in fast-roping for future aircraft operations. Photo: UN Photo/ MONUSCO Deadly attack on blue helmet base in eastern DRC Two peacekeepers have reportedly been killed...
October 9, 2017

Two United Nations peacekeepers have been killed and several injured in an attack on their base in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a UN spokesperson said.

Volunteers representing a spectrum of faiths are helping refugees in Bangladesh, seeing past differences to support to fellow human beings. https://t.co/jYX15N6Em6

October 9, 2017

United Nations - Press Conference by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), with winners of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, Tim Wright and Ray Acheson, along with Ambassador Jan Kickert, Permanent Representative of Austria to the United Nations. This briefing was sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations.

RT @FAOKnowledge: Investing in rural‑urban areas is key to ending hunger and poverty. Digital Report out now 👉https://t.co/iiXOmNqWSc #Ze…

October 9, 2017

Daily Press Briefing: Antigua & Barbuda Dominica, Bangladesh, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Humanitarian Aid, Iraq, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, Mali, Agriculture, Food Security, Press Conference Today Briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General HIGHLIGHTS ----------------------- -IN ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, DOMINICA...

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October 9, 2017
Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Dianne Penn and Matt Wells. In today's programme: A "sweeping transformation" is needed in the African countryside to alleviate poverty, and cope with increasing...
October 9, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with Abul Maal Abdul Muhit, Minister of Finance of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.

October 9, 2017

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), winner of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, held a press conference at UN headquarters, sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Austria to the UN.Journalists during the press conference.

October 9, 2017

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), winner of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, held a press conference at UN headquarters, sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Austria to the UN.Beatrice Fihn (centre), Executive Director of ICAN, addresses journalists. She is flanked by Tim Wright (left), Asia-Pacific Director of ICAN; and Ray...

It's #WorldPostDay! Did you know we have our own post office & stamps at UNHQ in NYC? See: https://t.co/m51MYJm55G https://t.co/gx1XkE2i3J

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October 9, 2017
Small scale farmers preparing trenches and fertilizing a grape production project. Photo: FAO/IFAD/WFP/Eliza Deacon Rapid urbanization in Africa is creating opportunities to strengthen rural economies, as demand for food rises in cities and...
October 9, 2017

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), winner of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, held a press conference at UN headquarters, sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Austria to the UN.Beatrice Fihn (centre), Executive Director of ICAN, addresses journalists. She is flanked by Tim Wright (left), Asia-Pacific Director of ICAN; and Ray...

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October 9, 2017
At the Bellafarendi Health Center, Azaharatou Dicko gives UNICEF-supplied ready-to-use therapeutic food to her daughter, Farimata Dicko, 13 months, who suffers from severe acute malnutrition. WHO/Harandane Dicko A deepening "nutrition crisis" in...
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October 9, 2017
Having fled their homes in Myanmar, these Rohingya families have settled in the makeshift Balukhali camp in Cox's Bazar Bangladesh. Photo: OCHA/Anthony Burke WHO and partners undertake massive anti-cholera campaign in Bangladesh Hundreds...

RT @UNESCO: Call for nominations for @UNESCO-#SharjahPrize for #ArabCulture. Submit nominations until 30 October 👉https://t.co/FdTesUSYfQ

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Starts Monday in Washington, D.C.: @WorldBank & @IMFnews annual meetings: https://t.co/FSkEn6AHWb (through 15 Oct) https://t.co/KX5KRV3dsX

News: @AntonioGuterres lauds Dominica's vision to become 1st climate-resilient nation https://t.co/ZeX2VIiGEc https://t.co/TsuI3IzUOp

Younger than 15? Have advice for @antonioguterres on 🌍 issues? Join the letter writing competition: https://t.co/GW5wiYAS3W #WorldPostDay https://t.co/LUQI26XNWN

"The link between climate change and the devastation we are witnessing is clear" - @AntonioGuterres in the Caribbean https://t.co/DhI0Y74kfc https://t.co/qeTzYpcR7n

What's happening this week at the UN? #WorldPostDay, #DayOfTheGirl, #WorldMentalHealthDay & more. List of events: https://t.co/HDzhfjBd02 https://t.co/Hrb1rBJ1Ds

If you missed last week's @UN_Vienna #UNMediaSeminar on peace in the Middle East, here is a recap -- in tweets! https://t.co/TO6hyATQPN https://t.co/ValZFBIOZd

October 9, 2017

Long seen as poverty traps, rural areas are in fact key to economic growth in developing countries when pegged to food production, according to a new United Nations agriculture agency report released Monday.

October 9, 2017

At least 13 Rohingya refugees, 11 of them young children, fleeing violence in Myanmar have drowned when the fishing boat they were on capsized in stormy weather, the United Nations migration agency said.

October 9, 2017

A nutrition crisis, exacerbated by continuing violence, instability and displacement, is threatening the lives and futures of thousands of children in Mali, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned today.

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October 9, 2017
Director General of Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise, Kristin Skogen Lund, speaks at UN headquarters in New York. Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown Unequal pay and lack of paid parental leave holds women back in the world of work. That's...

Post provides infrastructure for development & helps achieve #GlobalGoals. Learn more on Monday's #WorldPostDay https://t.co/9DGOvtHD5i https://t.co/bb8wzlEn1t

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October 8, 2017
Left:Professional Tahari models wearing new uniforms. Right:Alison Smale, Head of UN Global Communications, and Elie Tahari(top), UN Tour guides wearing their new designed uniforms(bottom).UN Photo/Manuel Elias

"We have to believe in girls, we have to believe in our sisters, in our daughters and allow them to be who they want to be" - @Malala https://t.co/2SC6OgRtZw

RT @Refugees: We're assisting Rohingya refugees with emergency aid focused on protection, shelter, water and sanitation: https://t.co/Use18

Every child deserves a childhood. We have to protect refugee & migrant children. Learn about #ChildrenUprooted here: https://t.co/p0AM1c4IsG https://t.co/sdaBxfbE4v

RT @UNESCAP: Tell us why it is important to consume responsibly, enter the #OurAsiaPacific photo contest! https://t.co/WO3nEcZoac https://t…

Dominica: @AntonioGuterres surveyed hurricane damage via helicopter. More on what he saw here: https://t.co/Qa0DYoTc2O https://t.co/TwNEzzMXVW

October 8, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres got a first-hand look at the devastation in the small Caribbean island nation of Dominica, which was thrashed by recent hurricanes that left 90 per cent of the population – or 65,000 people – in need of humanitarian

October 8, 2017

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres visited Dominica on Sunday, taking stock of the immense damage caused by Hurricane Maria last month and the relief efforts underway, as well as paying tribute to its leaders for their vision to not only rebuild but to become the world's first climate-resilient nation.

RT @WHO: #Tuberculosis is a leading killer of HIV-positive people: in 2015, 35% of HIV deaths were due to TB. Unite to #EndTB https://t.co/

Monday is #WorldPostDay ✉ 📬 Learn about the post's contribution to global social and economic development here: https://t.co/gfvx9El3dZ https://t.co/q2SPV1S6OE

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RT @UNmigration: Women. Children. Families. #Rohingya refugees continue to arrive in Cox's Bazar. Help by donating: https://t.co/EoyKDMXrd

Climate action is a top priority. See photos, video & more news from @AntonioGuterres's trip to the Caribbean here: https://t.co/DhI0Y74kfc https://t.co/dOBjPMN21k

RT @ITU: Brace for extreme weather with @ITU standards for #DisasterRelief, network resilience + recovery https://t.co/zabU2TQVng https://t…

Global efforts to protect all from displacement, poverty & ill health caused by disasters will save lives https://t.co/tKhWxwc7oh #IDDR2017

RT @Refugees: What was your best day at work? Our Vicky Munguriek shares hers + why she became a humanitarian. Read her Q&A: https://t.co/

RT @UNFCCC: #COP23 starts in just 30 days. Check out all info on the upcoming @UN #Climate Change Conference on our info hub: https://t.co/

Devastating hurricanes should not be the "new normal" -- @AntonioGuterres calls for building a resilient future https://t.co/DhI0Y74kfc

October 8, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres conducted a two-day visit to Antigua, Barbuda and Dominica to survey the damage and to assess what more the UN can do to help people recover from the back-to-back, category 5 hurricanes that struck the region recently.Scene from Rousseau, Dominica, during the Secretary-General’s visit.

October 8, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres conducted a two-day visit to Antigua, Barbuda and Dominica to survey the damage and to assess what more the UN can do to help people recover from the back-to-back, category 5 hurricanes that struck the region recently.Scene from Rousseau, Dominica, during the Secretary-General’s visit.

From farm to classroom See how a community gets creative to feed children in Cambodia with @WFP's help https://t.co/dfmcv7NRp5

October 8, 2017

Press Conference by H.E António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, on the climate change, Middle East and other matters.

RT @globalcompact: We are seeing tremendous progress, but we must make faster progress to meet the #ParisAgreement – @algore #UNPSF https:/…

After storms, @AntonioGuterres is witnessing work underway in Dominica, Antigua & Barbuda https://t.co/urKP2iDHrv https://t.co/ZSoB3m4Vg4

October 8, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres conducted a two-day visit to Antigua, Barbuda and Dominica to survey the damage and to assess what more the UN can do to help people recover from the back-to-back, category 5 hurricanes that struck the region recently.Scene from Rousseau, Dominica, during the Secretary-General’s visit.

October 8, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres conducted a two-day visit to Antigua, Barbuda and Dominica to survey the damage and to assess what more the UN can do to help people recover from the back-to-back, category 5 hurricanes that struck the region recently.Scene from Rousseau, Dominica, during the Secretary-General’s visit.

October 8, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres conducted a two-day visit to Antigua, Barbuda and Dominica to survey the damage and to assess what more the UN can do to help people recover from the back-to-back, category 5 hurricanes that struck the region recently.Scene from Rousseau, Dominica, during the Secretary-General’s visit.

RT @WHOSEARO: WHO appeals for USD 10.2 million to support critical health interventions in Cox’s Bazar, #Bangladesh 🇧🇩 👉https://t.co/7Aajqm

At least 99% of people who get timely treatment for cholera survive. With right treatment & intervention, it's possible to #EndCholera. https://t.co/duYtsGucKy

October 8, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with Charles Savarin (left), President of Dominica, during a visit to the country to survey hurricane damage wrought by Hurricane Maria.

October 8, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (centre left) surveys damage from Hurricane Maria with Roosevelt Skerrit (second from right), Prime Minister of Dominica.

October 8, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres flies by helicopter to Salybia in the Kalinago territory of Dominica, in the wake of devastation left by Hurricane Maria.

October 8, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) is greeted by Roosevelt Skerrit (left), Prime Minister of Dominica, upon arrival in Dominica to survey hurricane damage on the island.

October 8, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (centre) observes the local relief effort in Salybia, Dominica, and meets with local authorities and community members during a multi-sector distribution effort alongside Roosevelt Skerrit (standing right), Prime Minister of Dominica.

October 8, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres and his delegation visited Salybia, Dominica, to survey the local relief effort. They met with local authorities and community members during a multi-sector distribution effort, in the wake of the devastation caused by the passage of Hurricane Maria in September.Children in Salybia.

October 8, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (at left, with microphone) speaks to local authorities and community members during a multi-sector distribution effort in Salybia, Dominica. Mr. Guterres met with local authorities and community members alongside Roosevelt Skerrit (not pictured), Prime Minister of Dominica.

RT @UN_News_Centre: Young Afghans seeking to interact & express themselves have a renewed interest in poetry - @UNAMAnews https://t.co/FYz

October 8, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres conducted a two-day visit to Antigua, Barbuda and Dominica to survey the damage and to assess what more the UN can do to help people recover from the back-to-back, category 5 hurricanes that struck the region recently.Scene from Rousseau, Dominica, during the Secretary-General’s visit.

October 8, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (right), meets with Roosevelt Skerrit (left), Prime Minister of Dominica.

October 8, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres holds a joint press conference with Roosevelt Skerrit (not pictured), Prime Minister of Dominica, to address hurricane damage wrought by Hurricane Maria.

October 8, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres holds a joint press conference with Roosevelt Skerrit (not pictured), Prime Minister of Dominica, to address hurricane damage wrought by Hurricane Maria.

October 8, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (centre left) meets with Roosevelt Skerrit (centre right), Prime Minister of Dominica, along with cabinet members.

Meet #NansenAward winner Mustapha who provides orphans of Nigeria’s Boko Haram insurgency with education & hope https://t.co/E1TvvOUyit https://t.co/UwPuAJUmdS

Meet the 2017 UN #SDGpioneers, bold business leaders who help achieve the #GlobalGoals: https://t.co/R0YKcAJchG https://t.co/0xl9agHASj

Create your own superhero & take climate action in one go for @UNICEF's #ClimateComic contest. Details here: https://t.co/21ELDcamEu https://t.co/gQcYmVsiwc

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October 8, 2017
UNPOL Assistant Inspector Kellen Businga. Photo: UNMISS/Eric Kanalstein The "generosity and honesty" of women officers contributes to role of UN Police (UNPOL)...
October 7, 2017

Stating he has never seen such a high-level of devastation like the one he witnessed in hurricane-ravaged Barbuda, Secretary-General António Guterres called for global solidarity to help people rebuild their lives. Read More: UN chief urges solidarity, climate action on visit to Barbuda

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October 7, 2017
Trafficked sex worker in Cambodia. Photo: UNODC/Mattia Insolera (file) A new documentary which its director hopes will amplify the voices of trafficking and sex-abuse survivors, has been screened at UN Headquarters.I am Jane Doe explores the...

RT @UNYouthEnvoy: 🚨the @UN is looking for YOU!🚨 Applications are now⚡️live⚡️ for the next class of #UNYoungLeaders for the SDGs! Join the…

I have never seen the level of devastation I witnessed in Barbuda..I appeal for int'l solidarity -@antonioguterres https://t.co/0nRzYFf5p4 https://t.co/9BK9O6rOsR

RT @antonioguterres: Devastating hurricanes could become the new normal. We must preserve our paradises, make climate action our top priori…

Political will + work + resources + participation Moving from commitment to action for gender equality in Latin America & the Caribbean⬇️ https://t.co/IYu4dUtmDH

RT @UN_Women: Do you ❤️ #comics? Want to save the 🌎 from #climatechange? Join @UNICEF's #ClimateComic contest → https://t.co/Gjj8oLnAtT

As #WorldSpaceWeek continues, we celebrate space science, technology & exploration that contribute to #GlobalGoals➡️ https://t.co/v36eaDNBkU https://t.co/eIDngHDPNE

RT @antonioguterres: People of Barbuda face months of recovery after devastating #Irma. They urgently need help to rebuild their lives & a…

RT @GenevaImpact: .@UNGeneva had experts to talk about #InternationalGeneva and #GlobalGoals all day long on Facebook. Check its FB page ht…

"I want to tell the 🌍 about the children in war.." -@AlabedBana who tweeted her daily experiences from Syria was at UN to deliver this msg https://t.co/LIFCzrv0B9

RT @ilo: Today we celebrate the #DecentworkDay, but what decent work means and how it will help us achieve the #GlobalGoals? https://t.co/k

Photographer @Jodi_Hilton traveled to 5 countries to document inequalities for @UNDP. See what she saw through her 📷https://t.co/y6ddWukRwh https://t.co/4wE9Ydj0de

October 7, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (centre right) meets with Gaston Browne (second from left), Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, along with cabinet members and officials from the National Office of Disaster Services.

October 7, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda.

RT @UNGeneva: The gates have opened and the first visitors are entering the #Palais to discover @UNGeneva. Can we top the 20,000 from 2015…

October 7, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (seated, second from right) holds a joint press conference with Gaston Browne (seated to his right), Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda.

October 7, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (centre right) holds a joint press conference with Gaston Browne (centre left), Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda.

October 7, 2017

Residents who were evacuated from Barbuda to Antigua after Hurricane Irma are temporarily taking shelter at the National Technical Training Centre.

October 7, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with residents who were evacuated from Barbuda to Antigua, temporarily taking shelter at the National Technical Training Centre.

October 7, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (left) speaks to journalists while visiting Codrington town in Barbuda to see firsthand the devastation left behind by Hurricane Irma.

October 7, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (left) walks through Codrington town in Barbuda to see firsthand the devastation left behind by Hurricane Irma, alongside Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda.

October 7, 2017

An aerial view of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma in Barbuda.

October 7, 2017

An aerial view of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma in Barbuda.

October 7, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres (second from left) speaks with resident returnees while visiting Codrington town in Barbuda to see firsthand the devastation left behind by Hurricane Irma.

Innovation for #GlobalGoals! @WFP is inspiring & supporting new ideas, tools & solutions to achieve #ZeroHunger: https://t.co/DRHWlgh2QA https://t.co/4Rp689LAg6

October 7, 2017

An aerial view of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma in Barbuda.

October 7, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres walks through Codrington town in Barbuda to see firsthand the devastation left behind by Hurricane Irma.

October 7, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres walks through Codrington town in Barbuda to see firsthand the devastation left behind by Hurricane Irma.

"It is possible to move from war to peace, and from dictatorship to democracy." -- @antonioguterres #ICYMI : https://t.co/cGWjzs2aU7 #UNGA https://t.co/9wmeT9etgt

October 7, 2017

Having seen first-hand the destruction wrought by the recent hurricanes in the Caribbean, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday called for the full mobilization of the international community to support the people of the affected areas, while stressing the need to accelerate climate action.

See how you can help fight human trafficking here: https://t.co/QkfPURWCPB https://t.co/dv3Qgz3gxW

RT @UN_News_Centre: Ahead of pledging conference this month, @UNReliefChief spotlights needs in world's fastest growing refugee crisis http…

8k+ children were killed & maimed in conflict in 2016: https://t.co/Btm8DWVwgm https://t.co/RX6tJXOqwq

Witchcraft: Countries must do everything in power to prevent killings & harmful stereotyping -@UNhumanrights expert https://t.co/g3xf5EUTlk

October 6, 2017

The United Nations health agency is rapidly scaling up its response to a plague outbreak in Madagascar that has spread to the capital and port towns, infecting more than 100 people in just a few weeks.

October 6, 2017

The United Nations congratulates ICAN on its Nobel Prize win. Hear from UN chief António Guterres and Izumi Nakamitsu about why this win is important for a nuclear-free world. Read more on UN News: http://bit.ly/2xmzGd4

October 6, 2017

Top stories from UN News this week, featuring efforts to help the storm-battered Caribbean nations; a new plan to reduce deaths from cholera, and gaining momentum for a nuclear-free world. Read related stories on UN News: http://www.un.org/news/

#WorldSpaceWeek: 60 yrs ago Soviet Union launched Sputnik, 1st artificial satellite 📷 Sputnik model, UNHQ, 1959 https://t.co/I7EexmxzR5 #FBF https://t.co/GA2083VkfF

October 6, 2017

The Security Council today expressed a deep concern over the persistent delays in fully implementing key provisions of the peace agreement between the Government of Mali and the Plateforme and Coordination armed groups, urging the parties to adopt an agreed-upon timeline for implementation.

October 6, 2017

Scott Kelly, UN Champion for Space and Retired NASA Astronaut, shares his unique experience as an astronaut and encourages youth to pursue Careers in STEM.

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António Guterres
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October 6, 2017
Traditional batá drum maker in Cuba during a month of remembrance for slaves in March. Photo:UN Television/J. Park The cultural heritage of Cuba's vibrant music industry has enormous potential to enrich the world. That's the passionate view of...

A look back at the work of @MINUSTAH, closing after 13 yrs. More on @UNPeacekeeping missions here: https://t.co/5hl4osMJE3 https://t.co/Y6pPxYBMxy

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October 6, 2017
Signing Ceremony for the "Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons", 20 September. Secretary-General António Guterres (centre right). Beatrice Fihn (first from right), Executive Director, ICAN. UN Photo/Kim Haughton Nobel prize for...

RT @OCHA_Syria: September was deadliest month of 2017, airstrikes on #Idlib killed at least 149 people said @UN @PanosMoumtzis https://t.co

October 6, 2017

Press Conference by H.E. Mr. Abdallah Y. Al-Mouallimi, Permanent Representative of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations, and H.E. Mr. Amr Abdellatif Aboulatta, Permanent Representative of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the United Nations, on the Secretary-General’s report on children and armed conflict & other topics

A look back at the work of @MINUSTAH, which closed on Thursday. More on @UNPeacekeeping missions here: https://t.co/5hl4osMJE3 https://t.co/AteGApncOX

October 6, 2017

Siddharth Kara (right), author of the book “Modern Slavery”, during an event introducing him to readers at the UN Bookshop. At his side is Simone Monasebian, New York Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

October 6, 2017

Siddharth Kara (top right), author of the book “Modern Slavery”, during an event introducing him to readers at the UN Bookshop. At his side is Simone Monasebian, New York Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

RT @pahowho: @WHO @NCDs_PAHO #HealthAmericas: Beat the drum: People are coming together to #beatNCDs +INFO: https://t.co/CUyCNpvlWt https:…

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António Guterres
October 6, 2017
October 6, 2017

An economic model to estimate the costs of intimate partner violence—the most common form of violence against women in the Arab region—was spotlighted this week at the United Nations’ regional commission in Lebanon.

October 6, 2017

Miroslav Lajčák (centre left), President of the seventy-second session of the General Assembly, briefs non-governmental organizations on his agenda and the importance of civil society engagement. The event was organized by the NGO Relations Unit of the Department of Public Information (DPI) and moderated by Ramu Damodaran (centre right), Deputy Director...

October 6, 2017

Miroslav Lajčák, President of the seventy-second session of the General Assembly, briefs non-governmental organizations on his agenda and the importance of civil society engagement. The event was organized by the NGO Relations Unit of the Department of Public Information (DPI) and moderated by Ramu Damodaran, Deputy Director for Partnerships and Public...

October 6, 2017

Miroslav Lajčák (left and on screen), President of the seventy-second session of the General Assembly, briefs non-governmental organizations on his agenda and the importance of civil society engagement. The event was organized by the NGO Relations Unit of the Department of Public Information (DPI) and moderated by Ramu Damodaran (right), Deputy Director...

October 6, 2017

Miroslav Lajčák, President of the seventy-second session of the General Assembly, briefs non-governmental organizations on his agenda and the importance of civil society engagement. The event was organized by the NGO Relations Unit of the Department of Public Information (DPI) and moderated by Ramu Damodaran, Deputy Director for Partnerships and Public...

October 6, 2017

Calling for strengthening the fight against illegal fishing, the United Nations food security agency has urged all countries to join a landmark global treaty that aims to rid the world of the multibillion-dollar scourge.

Congratulations to Nobel Peace Prize winner @nuclearban! Learn about Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons here: https://t.co/9Dxc0kQDxd https://t.co/bDONlqsMOv

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October 6, 2017
Children surrender their weapons during a ceremony formalizing their release from the SSDA Cobra Faction armed group, in Pibor, South Sudan (February 2015). Photo: UNICEF/NYHQ2015-0201/Rich There needs to be a greater emphasis on preventing...
October 6, 2017

Daily Press Briefing: Nobel Peace Prize, Children and armed conflict, Bangladesh-Myanmar, Syria, Cameroon, Fishing, Budget, Appointments, Press events Briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General HIGHLIGHTS ----------------------- -SECRETARY-GENERAL CONGRATULATES ANTI-NUCLEAR WEAPONS ACTIVISTS FOR WINNING 2017 NOBEL PEACE...

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October 6, 2017
Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Dianne Penn and Matt Wells. In today's programme: UN initiative aims to make 'Space for Women'; and: South Sudanese girls model their full potential on a Catwalk...
October 6, 2017

Hospitals, ambulances, schools and displaced people escaping violence are being routinely targeted by airstrikes in Syria, resulting in high numbers of deaths and injuries, and making September the deadliest month of the year, according to the United Nations regional relief coordinator for the crisis.

RT @UNHumanRights: Anglophone #Cameroon: Meaningful dialogue needed to address decades-old grievances. See our full statement: https://t.co

October 6, 2017

Miroslav Lajčák (left), President of the seventy-second session of the General Assembly, briefs non-governmental organizations on his agenda and the importance of civil society engagement. The event was organized by the NGO Relations Unit of the Department of Public Information (DPI) and moderated by Ramu Damodaran (right), Deputy Director for...

October 6, 2017

Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu (centre), UN High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States, addresses a press conference. Joining her in briefing reporters were Odbayar Erdenetsogt (left), Ambassador at-Large and Interim Director of the International Think Tank for Landlocked...

October 6, 2017

Virginia Gamba, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, briefs journalists on the latest report of the Secretary-General on the issue, covering the year 2016.

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October 6, 2017
Arrivals in Bangladesh's Ukhiya area right after crossing the border with Myanmar's northern Rakhine state. Photo: UNHCR/Vivian Tan (file) 2,000 Rohingya refugees still crossing into Bangladesh each day: IOM An estimated 2,000 Rohingya...
October 6, 2017

Masud Bin Momen, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN, addresses the Security Council meeting on strategic force generation for United Nations peacekeeping operations.

October 6, 2017

Informal comments to the media by Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu, Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, in relation to The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) winning the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize.

Peace is my number one priority- @UN_PGA. Still time to ask your question using #UNGA! Watch LIVE: https://t.co/yGFREYwkXr https://t.co/TFQjIsahlT

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October 6, 2017
Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA). UN Photo/ Runa A (file) A UN project currently under development aims to ensure women have a place in outer space. The goal is to encourage more women...

RT @UNICEF: An urgent call from Goodwill Ambassador, Orlando Bloom. Rohingya children need your support now. #ChildrenUprooted https://…

October 6, 2017

United Nations - Detecting nuclear tests is the task of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization. The last link in a worldwide monitoring system has just been installed on a remote island.

October 6, 2017

Remarks by H.E. M. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, on September 26th 2017 at the High-level plenary meeting to commemorate and promote the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.

#GlobalGoals aim to achieve a 🌍 where everybody access to clean water, healthcare, education & decent jobs. See how ⬇️ https://t.co/pKUeaufntf

RT @antonioguterres: Congratulations to ICAN on their Nobel Peace Prize. Now more than ever we need a world without nuclear weapons. #Nobel…

This was the historic moment in July when countries at the UN adopted legally-binding nuclear weapon prohibition treaty. #NobelPrize https://t.co/QY9czqmEF0

RT @UN_UniteIdeas: #ComputerScientist all invited to #Crowdsourcing #Hackathon for the #UnitedNations @UNDESA @UN_CITO go to: https://t.co

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October 6, 2017
Rohingya refugees reaching out for food donations at Kutupalong Makeshift Camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: UNICEF/Brown The more than half...

Guaranteeing inclusion and reparations for groups who suffered decades of targeted violence is 🔑 to building peace in Colombia. https://t.co/jeLAocTa4e

October 6, 2017

A wide view of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Chamber as Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed (shown on screen) briefs the Council on the repositioning of the United Nations development system.

October 6, 2017

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed briefs the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on the repositioning of the United Nations development system.

October 6, 2017

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed briefed the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on the repositioning of the United Nations development system.Marie Chatardová, Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the UN and President of (ECOSOC), addresses the meeting.

October 6, 2017

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed briefed the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on the repositioning of the United Nations development system.Ms. Mohammed (centre right) with Marie Chatardová (centre left), Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the UN and President of (ECOSOC), at the meeting.

October 6, 2017

Abdallah Y. Al-Mouallimi (left), Permanent Representative of Saudi Arabia to the UN, briefs journalists on the latest report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict, which covers the year 2016. At his side is Mansour Al-Otaibi, Permanent Representative of the State of Kuwait.

October 6, 2017

Abdallah Y. Al-Mouallimi (centre), Permanent Representative of Saudi Arabia to the UN, briefs journalists on the latest report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict, which covers the year 2016. He is flanked by Amr Abdel Latif Aboulatta (left), Permanent Representative of the Arab Republic of Egypt; and Mansour Al-Otaibi, Permanent...

October 6, 2017

Amr Abdel Latif Aboulatta (left), Permanent Representative of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the UN, briefs journalists on the latest report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict, which covers the year 2016. At his side is Abdallah Y. Al-Mouallimi, Permanent Representative of Saudi Arabia.

October 6, 2017

Siddharth Kara (right), author of the book “Modern Slavery”, addresses an event introducing him to readers at the UN Bookshop. At his side is Simone Monasebian, New York Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

Picking up the pieces after Hurriances Irma and Maria: overview of UN humanitarian response from @UNOCHA: https://t.co/RWSlzZJ2KW

October 6, 2017

In spite of humanitarian access to help tackle some of the most critical needs in several Central African Republic (CAR) hotspots, eroding security since the beginning of 2017 has sparked additional needs, the United Nations humanitarian wing reported today.

October 6, 2017

Voicing concern over tensions in Cameroon, the United Nations human rights wing has urged the Government and dissatisfied groups to engage in a meaningful political dialogue to fully address long standing grievances.

October 6, 2017

Congratulating the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) on being awarded today the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, top United Nations officials said that the recognition is a reminder of the need to grim threats posed by such weapons to humanity.

October 6, 2017

United Nations agencies are seeking more funds to cope with the mass exodus of people fleeing violence in Myanmar into Bangladesh, which the top UN aid official described the world's fastest growing refugee crisis.

Thousands fled DR Congo for Zambia in < 2 months. Most are women & children. @Refugees is on the ground, providing life-saving assistance. https://t.co/SlM6lZhEVd

RT @WFP: At WFP, we believe in #GirlPower. In Egypt’s community schools, 3 out of 4 students who receive our #SchoolMeals are girls! @eu_ne…

What happened at Thursday #UNMediaSeminar on peace in the Middle East? Info from @UN_Vienna & more is here: https://t.co/TO6hyACfrd https://t.co/EmsYbWJh5W

RT @UNDP: What does #inequality look like in photos? See from @UNDPEurasia's images in eastern #Europe + #CentralAsia: https://t.co/F5pbEK

UN Security Council authorizes @MisionONUCol to verify truce between Colombian Government and ELN armed group https://t.co/8iUic4X6iz https://t.co/wkjfkT2JNg

October 5, 2017

The United Nations peacekeeping chief today said rapid deployment of uniformed personnel to the field is a costly, complex and difficult process that requires the commitment of the contributors, the host country and neighbors, as well as the support of the Security Council.

October 5, 2017

More than 15,500 children became victims of widespread violations – including shocking levels of killing and maiming, recruitment and use, and denial of humanitarian access – a new United Nations report has revealed.

October 5, 2017

While recent crises threatening the peace process in Mali had been overcome and new agreements reached, progress must be accelerated as the situation remains perilous for peacekeepers and civilians, the head of United Nations peacekeeping efforts in the West African country told the Security Council today.

RT @swiss_un: #Switzerland launched new edition of GA handbook, a practical guide to the #UNGA. Visit: https://t.co/RKWC5xYmTP - App to be…

October 5, 2017

Acting unanimously, the United Nations Security Council today expanded the mandate of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia, tasking it to monitor a temporary bilateral ceasefire between the Colombian Government and the National Liberation Army (ELN) armed group.

October 5, 2017

Nações Unidas - Visitando as Nações Unidas, Malala Yousafzai, discutiu seu empenho pela educação global, sua motivação para continuar a promover suas campanhas pelo mundo e como se tornou a pessoa que é.

RT @antonioguterres: Many years on, I am still proud to have been a teacher. Best wishes to my former colleagues and all teachers #WorldTea…

October 5, 2017

Akizuru umoja wa mataifa Malala Yousafzai amejadili lengo lake la kuchagiza elimu, kinachomhamasisha, ubunifu wake wa kuendela na kampeni na kilichomfanya awe mtu aliye leo hii

I want to help as many girls as I can to get quality education and achieve their dreams. --Nobel Laureate & UN Messenger of Peace @Malala. https://t.co/FRvA7PwUqn

October 5, 2017

Global food prices rose slightly in September, as firmer prices of vegetable oils and dairy products offset declining prices for staple cereal grains, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today.

October 5, 2017

The Security Council today extended by one year the authorization for Member States to inspect vessels on the high seas off the coast of Libya that they have reasonable grounds to suspect are being used for migrant smuggling or human trafficking.

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October 5, 2017
Mahamat Saleh Annadif (right on screen), Head of MINUSMA, briefs the Security Council via video conference. UN Photo/Kim Haughton Security Council: Mali mission chief calls for redoubling of peace efforts Parties to the peace agreement...
October 5, 2017

In September, the Malala Fund started the Gulmakai Network to support the work of education champions in developing countries and speed up progress towards girls’ secondary education around the world. The 20-year-old, who will be attending Oxford University, spoke to UN News about the need to increase investment in education, the importance of allowing...

United Nations Audio
October 5, 2017
Nyagoa Nyuon, speaking to Radio Miraya about her Catwalk to Freedom initiative. Photo: Machrine Birungi/Radio Miraya (UNMISS) If girls are given the opportunity to explore their...
October 5, 2017

As she begins to read her poem, Fatema’s voice is faint and unsure of itself. She has been writing poetry only for the last six months because, as she explains, she wants to get in touch with her inner feelings. What emerges in her recitation has echoes of Afghanistan’s ancient past, and signs of a new and modern passion. What is heard, translated from...

Secretary-General
António Guterres

RT @UNICEF: A hero An inspiration A changemaker We're celebrating teachers 👩‍🏫 👨‍🏫 who inspire children to fulfill their potential #WorldT…

I'm determined to ensure the UN works to protect our common future & seize opportunities of climate action -@antonioguterres #ParisAgreement https://t.co/ywKwAAUEDa

Starting soon: Security Council meeting on the United Nations Mission in Colombia. Watch live: https://t.co/WhwXXmUzNN

October 5, 2017

United Nations - Visiting the United Nations, Malala Yousafzai discusses her push for global education, her motivations in continuing her campaigns, and how she came to be the person she is.

October 5, 2017

Warning of threats to the global asylum environment, the United Nations refugee agency’s protection chief today stressed the importance of sustained engagement by the international community to keep refugees high on the political agenda.

October 5, 2017

Underscoring the critical important role teachers play in ensuring the future for every society, the United Nations today called for empowering educators with the freedom and support they need to undertake their vital mission.

RT @RussiaUN: .@UN plays key role as framework for norm-setting in int space cooperation and hence, this exhibition belongs here https://t.…

October 5, 2017

The United Nations International Labour Organization’s 10th European Regional Meeting concluded today with a call for a future of work where partnerships play a key role in promoting dialogue, social progress and economic growth in the region.

October 5, 2017

Abdoulaye Diop (left on screen), Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Mali, briefs the Security Council meeting on the situation in his country via video conference. The Council also heard from Mahamat Saleh Annadif (right on screen), Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN...

October 5, 2017

Mahamat Saleh Annadif (right on screen), Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), briefs the Security Council via video conference. The Council also heard from Abdoulaye Diop (left on screen), Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the...

October 5, 2017

The Security Council unanimously adopts resolution 2380 (2017), extending for one year its authorization for Member States or regional organizations to inspect on the high seas off the coast of Libya vessels that they have reasonable grounds to suspect are being used for migrant smuggling or human trafficking from Libya.

October 5, 2017

Mahamat Saleh Annadif (right on screens), Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), briefs the Security Council via video conference. The Council also heard from Abdoulaye Diop (left on screens), Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the...

October 5, 2017

The Security Council unanimously adopts resolution 2380 (2017), extending for one year its authorization for Member States or regional organizations to inspect on the high seas off the coast of Libya vessels that they have reasonable grounds to suspect are being used for migrant smuggling or human trafficking from Libya.

October 5, 2017

The Security Council unanimously adopts resolution 2380 (2017), extending for one year its authorization for Member States or regional organizations to inspect on the high seas off the coast of Libya vessels that they have reasonable grounds to suspect are being used for migrant smuggling or human trafficking from Libya.

On #WorldTeachersDay & every day let's stand with all those who enable quality education & lifelong learning: https://t.co/tQ5vHiMO0O https://t.co/CTQONmd06U

United Nations Audio
October 5, 2017
Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Matt Wells and Dianne Penn. In today's programme: the youngest ever UN Messenger of Peace, Malala Yousafzai, tells us she's determined to continue her fight for...
October 5, 2017

Marc-André Blanchard, Permanent Representative of Canada to the UN, addresses the Security Council meeting on strategic force generation for United Nations peacekeeping operations.

October 5, 2017

María Emma Mejía Vélez, Permanent Representative of Colombia to the UN, addresses the Security Council meeting on strategic force generation for United Nations peacekeeping operations.

United Nations Audio
October 5, 2017
Nobel Prize Laureate and UN Messenger of Peace Malala Yousafzai (right) gives an interview to Ben Malor of the UN News and Media Division. Looking on is Malala's father, Ziauddin Yousafzai. UN Photo/Mark Garten Malala Yousafzai is...

RT @WorldBank: WATCH LIVE WBG President @JimYongKim introduces the human capital project @Columbia Today at 12pm https://t.co/DnJh0pVBIK #i…

RT @UNESCO: Far too many teachers around the world don't have the freedom & support they need to do their jobs https://t.co/Z4rYxIPtmw #Wor…

October 5, 2017

United Nations - Hoda was blinded by a stray bullet while sitting in class at a UN-run school in Gaza. Filmed over fourteen years, this is the story of a Palestinian girl’s struggle to build a new life.

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October 5, 2017
Children playing at the multi-ethnic Krupskaya School in the town of Nookat, Osh oblast, Kyrgyzstan. UN estimates indicate 41 million children under the age of five are overweight. Photo: OCHA/Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia, T...

.@UNhumanrights experts urge Spanish authorities to fully respect fundamental human rights. https://t.co/0FDvnznsdQ