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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...

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...

Be a part of social media conversations!

Our social media team is grateful to everyone who is asking about how they can support the United Nations on social media. Here are two important ongoing campaigns: 70th Anniversary of the United Nations – Website |...

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...

Coming up at the General Assembly on Wednesday

The General Debate continues as Heads of State and Government come before their peers to express their views on the Post-2015 Development agenda and more.  The debate will be webcast live starting at 9 am (NYC time).  See who is...

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