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Secretary-General to return to Global Citizen Festival

Extreme poverty is unfair, unnecessary, and unjust. The world’s poor are working hard to lift themselves out of poverty and they’re having great success at it. But all too often it’s the actions and assumptions of some that trap others in systems that keep them...

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69th Session of the UN General Assembly gets underway

World leaders will make history this month when they gather at the UN for the 69th Session of the General Assembly.  We’ll be watching and using this blog to help you find out what’s happening. To get you started, here are some quick links. Official General...

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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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“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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What happened on Thursday? Here are some highlights

The busiest week of the year continued on Thursday 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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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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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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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...