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Scribing at the #GlobalGoals Summit

The UN has been abuzz with activity over the past few days as world leaders adopted a new, ambitious, set of Global Goals to end poverty, reduce inequality and tackle climate change. Amid the delegations, staff, protocol and security officers, busily rushing from...

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General Assembly Hall shows off new look

After less than 16 months in the temporary space the United Nations General Assembly is returning to the renovated General Assembly Building on 15 September 2014. With this the last major part of the renovation of the UN Headquarters under the UN Capital Master...

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What happened on Wednesday? Here are some highlights

The busiest week of the year continued on Wednesday at UN Headquarters and we used our social media platforms to report on the events.  Armed with mobile phones and cameras, our social media team and UN Photographers attended events on Wednesday to capture some...

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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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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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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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What happened at the UN General Assembly on Thursday? Highlights here

What’s informally called “UN Week” in New York City continued at UN Headquarters and we used our social media platforms to report on the events.  Below are some highlights from Thursday's activities. The annual General Debate continued. See what your world leader...