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A recap of Monday’s highlights at the #UNGA

World leaders adopted the New York Declaration during the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants, which expresses their political will to protect the rights of refugees and migrants, to save lives and share responsibility for large...

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Coming up at the #UNGA on Monday

The week starts with lots of action at United Nations General Assembly as leaders from all over the world come to the UN Headquarters to discuss issues that matter to all. The UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants on Monday marks...

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Rio+20 Wrap-up: Vital Stats

With unprecedented participation from people hailing from all corners of the globe, thousands of events were held in the lead-up to and during Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development, including more than 500 official and...

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Final day of Rio+20!

After years of preparation, months of negotiations, hundreds of side events and the participation of tens of thousands of people from across the globe, the Rio+20 conference on sustainable development is expected to wrap up on...

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Thursday at Rio+20

An action-packed second day of the Rio+20 conference on sustainable development follows Wednesday’s opening ceremonies. Take a look at our latest behind-the-scenes shots from the opening day on our Rio+20 photostream. Highlights...

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Guest post: Rio+20 Through Liz’s Lens

Guest contributor: Elizabeth Thompson, UN Assistant Secretary-General & Rio+20 Executive Coordinator  Watch: Interview with Elizabeth Thompson   In the days ahead the press and public will dissect the Rio+20 Conference and...

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Zero Hunger Challenge

In Rio this week, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will launch his new Zero Hunger Challenge. One billion people don’t have enough to eat and the Secretary-General wants to see an end to hunger in his lifetime. His challenge has 5...

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Tuesday at Rio+20

Events continue unabated at the Rio+20 conference on sustainable development. If you’re not in Rio, take a look at our behind-the-scenes shots on our Rio+20 photostream for a flavour of all the action. Highlights of...

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Monday at Rio+20

Events at the Rio+20 conference on sustainable development are now in full swing. Take a look at some of the behind-the-scenes photos so far from our conference from our photostream. Some selected highlights of events coming up...

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