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UN Photo/AKUN Photo/AK: The first steel beans of the General Assembly Building of the U.N. Headquarters are laid back in 1950 (photo taken from the NW corner of the Secretariat Building on 21 August 1950).

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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's Blog

President of the General Assembly makes a statement on building sustainable peace for all
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SG's Blog

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres condemns the explosion on the metro in Russia’s second largest city of St. Petersburg.
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Some #UNGA social media highlights

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...

A recap of #UNGA activities on Wednesday

A recap of #UNGA activities on Wednesday

Halfway through the busiest week at United Nations Headquarters in New York, check out some of the highlights of the day at the General Assembly. Only nine months after the Paris climate conference, the world took an important step towards #ParisAgreement at the...

What’s going on at the #UNGA this Wednesday?

What’s going on at the #UNGA this Wednesday?

As the second day of the General Debate  continues, action on climate change is in focus at UN Headquarters in New York. First thing in the morning, leaders will be present instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession to the Paris Agreement on...

A recap of #UNGA activities on Tuesday

A recap of #UNGA activities on Tuesday

  Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opened the 71st annual debate of the UN General Assembly , calling on world leaders to act now and work together for a better future. He also recognized the role of social media: "Phones and social media have connected the world in...

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