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We’re celebrating UN Day!

Wednesday is United Nations Day, the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter.  Here’s all you need to know to take part online.

Share this video message from Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon!

All are invited to join this UN Foundation-led “Rock Your UN Blue”  social media initiative  which calls on everyone to wear UN Blue and send photos over social media using the #UNDay hashtag.  We also hope to photos of UN Day events taking place around the world.

A Twitter chat will be held from 11 am to 2 p.m. (NY time) on the following topics:

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. 
UN Women (@UN_Women) will take questions on the problems facing women and girls today around the world.

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Department of Peacekeeping Operations (@unpeacekeeping) and the United Nations Development Programme (@UNDP) will take questions on promoting peace, security and sustainable development abroad.

1 p.m. – 2 p.m. 
Shot@life (@shotatlife), Nothing But Nets (@nothingbutnets), mHealth Alliance (@mhealthalliance) and the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (@cookstoves) take your questions on today’s global health challenges.

At 7 p.m., UN Messenger of Peace Stevie Wonder will headline the annual UN Day concert in the UN General Assembly Hall.

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