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The UN Secretary-General’s blog today features a video on the occasion of International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action.

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President of the General Assembly makes a statement on building sustainable peace for all

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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres condemns the explosion on the metro in Russia’s second largest city of St. Petersburg.

Revisiting Prevention in an Interdependent World

Guest post by Jago Salmon; Advisor, Fragile and Conflict Affected States at United Nations On March 1st 2018, the United Nations and the World Bank released a joint study Pathways for Peace: Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict. This study originated...

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Revisiting Prevention in an Interdependent World

An insider’s view to the United Nations General Assembly

Many of the photos taken during the world’s largest international diplomatic event never find their way into the public domain. The UN Social Media team has selected some of these photos for this article. In the opening photo you see Amal Clooney in an all red...

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An insider’s view to the United Nations General Assembly

Crise de aprendizado global pode colocar em risco ODS 4

Um relatório divulgado esta quinta-feira pela Organização das Nações Unidas para Educação, Ciência e Cultura, UNESCO, mostrou que 617 milhões de crianças e adolescentes não estão atingindo os padrões mínimos de leitura e no aprendizado de matemática. Segundo a...

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Crise de aprendizado global pode colocar em risco ODS 4

On Peaceday, the General Debate continues into its third day

Engage and mobilize people throughout the world to show support for refugees and migrants, that’s the goal of this years' Peaceday, which is celebrated on Thursday as the General Debate continues. Throughout Peaceday people are encouraged to showcase the shared...

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On Peaceday, the General Debate continues into its third day

Em dia intenso, ONU debate reforma, exploração sexual e clima

A 72ª Assembleia Geral da ONU já começou, e os principais temas discutidos nesta segunda-feira foram a reforma da Organização, o combate à exploração e abusos sexuais, e os perigos da mudança climática, particularmente com a recente passagem do furacão Irma, que...

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Em dia intenso, ONU debate reforma, exploração sexual e clima

Ultimate social guide to the United Nations General Assembly

Every September, world leaders and dignitaries from around the world gather in New York City for the United Nations General Assembly “General Debate.” In addition, many high-level, special and side events take place at UN Headquarters and around the city. The UN’s...

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Ultimate social guide to the United Nations General Assembly

Looking for #UNGA social media content? Look no further.

  Looking for information on how to share content about the 72st session of the United Nations General Assembly? Our social media team is once again hosting a VIP Social Media Space where world leaders, celebrity supporters and other members of civil society...

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Looking for #UNGA social media content? Look no further.

Coming to #UNGA events? Here’s how to get your ID card:

Now that the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly is underway, it’s time for people coming to attend meetings from all over the world pick up their security access credentials. Whether you’re a delegate, journalist, UN staff member or NGO representative, all you...

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Coming to #UNGA events? Here’s how to get your ID card:

Unearthing the value of sustainable agriculture

The beauty of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is the interdependence and mutuality of its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  Progress against one goal generates progress for all. Nowhere are these linkages more evident than in SDG 2 on Zero...

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Unearthing the value of sustainable agriculture

Health is Real Wealth

On a beautiful morning in April 2017, a happy and healthy baby girl was born at Hospitals Beyond Boundaries (HBB) Maternity Health Centre in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Kandura is not the first pride and joy of her parents, but the first one to be born in a safe...

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Health is Real Wealth

#TeachSDGS

A huge generation of youth and energy is ready to help change our world for the better if we arm them with the knowledge and the tools to do it.  Read More
#TeachSDGS

Together We’re Cutting Climate and Disaster Risks

It’s a simple fact that as we continue to pump record levels of greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere we are ramping up disaster risk around the globe now and for generations to come. It goes with the sobering reality of warming and rising seas and...

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Together We’re Cutting Climate and Disaster Risks

Some #UNGA social media highlights

  Last week's UN General Assembly was full of big moments on social media. The UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants included the launch of a new campaign called "Together" which aims to highlight the economic, cultural and social contributions that migrants and...

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Some #UNGA social media highlights

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