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Together We’re Cutting Climate and Disaster Risks

It’s a simple fact that as we continue to pump record levels of greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere we are ramping up disaster risk around the globe now and for generations to come. It goes with the sobering reality of warming and rising seas and widespread...
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UN Field Operations Arabic Recruitment Campaign

 Do you speak Arabic and want to serve the world where you are needed most? If the answer is "yes", then a career at the United Nations may be for you! The UN is looking for Arabic speaking professionals in the areas of Political and Civil Affairs who are willing to...

Story from the field: Beirut and the Global Goals

How can media play a role in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 agenda? Our colleagues working in the UNIC-Beirut office believe that media, in all its forms, including online, audiovisual and print, can play a major role in spreading the word about...

The story behind the new “shop.UN.org” site

The United Nations Publications team has a mandate to promote the work and knowledge of the United Nations, its Funds, Agencies and Programmes to the global audience, complementing ongoing dissemination activities. This outreach targets the general public,...

A recap of #UNGA activities on Wednesday

Halfway through the busiest week at United Nations Headquarters in New York, check out some of the highlights of the day at the General Assembly. Only nine months after the Paris climate conference, the world took an important step towards #ParisAgreement at the...

What’s going on at the #UNGA this Wednesday?

As the second day of the General Debate  continues, action on climate change is in focus at UN Headquarters in New York. First thing in the morning, leaders will be present instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession to the Paris Agreement on...