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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...

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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...

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Coming up at the #UNGA on Tuesday

As the General Debate oficially starts, a High-Level event will highlight the actions that all stakeholders are taking to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. At its first anniversary, an opportunity to all Members State also show their achievements. After...

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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 movements on a global scale. The...

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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 the first time that world leaders...

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Star Power Lights Up Sustainable Energy for All

  Providing clean, sustainable energy to the 1.1 billion people currently without now has a new champion; a champion with a loud voice and global reach. Akon, R&B star and founder of the Akon Lighting Africa initiative, teamed up with Sustainable Energy...

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Coming up at the UN General Assembly on Thursday

See all our behind the scenes photos in our Flickr gallery.  The General Debate of the General Assembly continues on Thursday. All speeches by delegates at the meeting can be seen live on webcast. A breakfast session of the Secretary-General's MDG Advocacy Group...

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Coming Up at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday

Keeping the momentum going after Sunday's People’s Climate March on Sunday, more than 120 Heads of State and Government will join business and civil society leaders for Tuesday's UN Climate Summit that aims to mobilize political will for a meaningful legal...

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The UN looks back at its Oscar win!

In its nearly 70 years, the United Nations has won many awards, including the Nobel Peace Prize several times for its work on peacekeeping, climate change, children, refugees and more. But lesser known is that the UN has been decorated by the film industry – with...

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Fashion finds inspiration at the United Nations

UNICEF Ambassador and Project Runway All Stars Host Alyssa Milano & Judge Isaac Mizrahi watch the final runway in the ECOSOC Chamber The United Nations reflects our world which is rich in diversity of thought, languages, traditions, symbols, colours and styles....