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What happened on Tuesday? Here are some highlights

The busiest week of the year continued on Tuesday at UN Headquarters and we used our social media platforms to report on the events.  Below are some highlights. Declaring that “leadership makes the difference,” United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged...

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What happened on Monday? Here are some highlights

The busiest week of the year kicked off on Monday at UN Headquarters and we used our social media platforms to report on the events.  Below are some highlights. Reaffirming the international community’s resolve in advancing the rights of all persons with...

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Coming up at the UN General Assembly on Monday

Monday is the first day of what is commonly referred to as "UN Week" in New York City. We'll be using our social media platforms extensively this week to let you know where you can watch what's happening online and to report on what's taking place. Here are a few...

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Forest Heroes Awards and Forest Film Festival

In 2011, the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF) Secretariat launched the first-ever Forest Heroes Awards and Forest Film Festival in celebration of the International Year of Forests. The success of this effort was the inspiration for the 2012/2013 UN Forests...

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68th Session of the UN General Assembly is here!

World leaders will make history this month at the UN.  We'll be watching and using this blog to help you find out what's happening at the 68th session of the General Assembly. To get you started, here are some quick links. Official General Assembly website Guest...

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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...

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What’s happening at UN Headquarters?

Looking for the latest updates from UN Headquarters in New York City on the Syria crisis? Here are some places to find online information: Live and recorded webcasts of UN meetings, press stakeouts and events UN News Centre "In Focus" page on Syria Office of the...