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Revisiting Prevention in an Interdependent World

Guest post by Jago Salmon; Advisor, Fragile and Conflict Affected States at United Nations On March 1st 2018, the United Nations and the World Bank released a joint study Pathways for Peace: Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict. This study originated from the conviction on part of both institutions that the attention of the international community needs to urgently refocus on prevention. Rooted in the UN Charter and customary international law, the system of multilateral Institutions that emerged out of World War Two to foster peaceful cooperation and competition, is today a bedrock for networks of economic, cultural, diplomatic and...

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Looking for #UNGA social media content? Look no further.

  Looking for information on how to share content about the 72st session of the United Nations General Assembly? Our social media team is once again hosting a VIP Social Media Space where world leaders, celebrity supporters and other members of civil society may come to record special messages for fans and followers around the world. We are grateful to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat for helping us find innovative ways to showcase all our activities online. Daily plans, social media assets and more How to get involved on social media at the #UNGA...

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Coming to #UNGA events? Here’s how to get your ID card:

Now that the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly is underway, it’s time for people coming to attend meetings from all over the world pick up their security access credentials. Whether you’re a delegate, journalist, UN staff member or NGO representative, all you need to know is now online: UNGA Pass ID...

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Some #UNGA social media highlights

  Last week’s UN General Assembly was full of big moments on social media. The UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants included the launch of a new campaign called “Together” which aims to highlight the economic, cultural and social contributions that migrants and refugees make to countries of origin, transit and destination. It will also counter some of the misinformation and misconceptions on refugees and migrants and encourage contact between refugees, migrants and those in the destination countries. In addition to covering all the events, we joined forces with UNICEF to set up a “VIP Social Media Space” where world leaders, celebrity...

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8 ways to follow the #UNGA online

  Every September, world leaders and dignitaries from around the world gather in New York City for the United Nations General Assembly “General Debate.” In addition, many high-level, special and side events take place at UN Headquarters and around the city. The UN’s Department of Public of Information is committed to welcoming individuals around the world to these meetings via its extensive online coverage. Here are 8 ways you can join the global conversation. 1. Use the official hashtags – #UNGA, #UN4RefugeesMigrants and more Millions of people around the world have signed up for regular updates from the UN’s social media accounts...

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