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Women in Parliament: Papua New Guinea celebrates the election of two female candidates

UN PNG Resident Coordinator, David Mclachlan-Karr, addresses the 68 women candidates who participated in the first ever PNG Practice Parliament for Women. The UN is delighted to see that two women have been elected to the PNG Parliament.  While a number of seats...

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2015: Time for Global Action

  “2015 can and must be the time for global action”.  Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations In 2015, the world has an historic opportunity to chart a new era of sustainability, building on the successes of the Millennium Development Goals. The...

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“The People’s United Nations” (pUN) Exhibition at the Queens Museum

An ongoing exhibition by Mexican artist Pedro Reyes at the Queens Museum, "The People's United Nations" (pUN), highlights UN themes, inspired by the fact that from 1946-1950 the UN General Assembly convened in the building that later became the Queens Museum. At a...

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Stark reality of maternal mortality shown on NBC’s Revolution

The post-apocalyptic hit NBC series Revolution takes place 15 years after the lights have gone out around the world. The global blackout has plunged the US into warring factions and a primitive existence. This guest post written by Whitney Showler, who heads Music...

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Coming up at the General Assembly on Thursday and Friday

The General Debate continues and Heads of State and Government will be addressing their peers on the pressing issues of the day.  The debate is webcast live starting at 9 am (NYC time).  See who is expected to speak  in the UN Daily Journal. Also at 9 am on...

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Coming up at the General Assembly on Wednesday

The General Debate continues as Heads of State and Government come before their peers to express their views on the Post-2015 Development agenda and more.  The debate will be webcast live starting at 9 am (NYC time).  See who is expected to speak in the UN Daily...