Opinions

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Story from the field: Beirut and the Global Goals

How can media play a role in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 agenda? Our colleagues working in the UNIC-Beirut office believe that media, in all its forms, including online, audiovisual and print, can play a major role in spreading the word...

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Selecting the United Nations Secretary-General

2016 will see the selection of a new Secretary-General of the United Nations, as Ban Ki-moon’s second term ends on 31 December 2016. Even though there is no limit to the number of terms a Secretary-General may serve, none has held office for more than two terms....

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Behind-the-scenes: How Sudan turned #UNBlue for #UN70

Turning a landmark blue is not always as easy as it may look. Determined to join the global #UNBlue celebration to mark the UN's 70th anniversary, colleagues from the UN office in Khartoum went to exceptional lengths to light up the Meroe pyramids in Sudan. Faced...