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Special event: Planet Ocean film screening

UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Goodwill Ambassador, Yann Arthus-Bertrand, photographer, filmmaker, and philanthropist, screened his film, Planet Ocean to the United Nations community on Wednesday. UN Secretary-General Ban...

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Twitter chat: “Somalia In Focus”

What is it like to lead humanitarian efforts in Somalia?  How has the humanitarian situation in Somalia changed in the past year? As part of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs “Somalia in...

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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon talks to Malala

“The terrorists showed what frightens them most: a girl with a book.” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai.  On April 5th, the world reached a vital moment in history’s largest and most...

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Earth Hour

For the fifth time the United Nations and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon are taking part in Earth Hour by turning off the lights at its offices around the world on Saturday, 23 March, for one hour, in a symbolic gesture to...

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Know the facts on sanitation

Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson wants you to know the facts on sanitation, so this week he is initiating, on behalf of the Secretary-General, a renewed effort to drive progress on sanitation and water goals as we head...

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7 questions for Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

As the United Nations gears up for what is shaping up to be one of the busiest general debate seasons ever – with over 120 world leaders in attendance and around 50 separate side events – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon discusses...

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