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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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Detroit – water not flowing

by Francis Mead Motown = Motor City = famous artists = cars = shut-off water supplies = UN = human rights. Huh? Detroit combines all of the above. Two UN human rights reporters – officially they’re called “Special Rapporteurs” - visited the Michigan city recently,...

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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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NYC Exhibit: “UNEARTH”

Updated: UN News Centre Feature story with videos, including a voice-over of a UN photographer describing some of the photos used in the exhibit. Also included are highlights of some the films and posters included in the exhibit. The United Nations and The Gabarron...