Rethinking mobility: responding to opportunities in a changing world

By David Suttie, Global Policy Engagement Specialist, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Rural people often migrate seasonally with their herds, or to join...

The UN and the World Bank working together in crisis-affected situations

Guest Bloggers: Franck Bousquet and Oscar Fernandez-Taranco Creating sustainable peace and development solutions for countries affected by conflict, crisis and violence is a...

What’s Taking Place at #UNGA on Friday

Click here for a recap of things that happened on Thursday at #UNGA. This video has some of the biggest #UNGA highlights from yesterday. And here’s a photo album with other...

World leaders visit Social Media Space ahead of General Debate

After the high-level "UN Week" kicked off on Sunday evening with a first-ever Facebook Live question and answer session with Secretary-General António Guterres, United Nations Headquarters opened its doors on Monday for heads of state and diplomats attending meetings...

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 refugees...

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?

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...

Coming up at the #UNGA on Tuesday

As the General Debate oficially starts, a High-Level event will highlight the actions that all stakeholders are taking to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. At its first anniversary, an opportunity to all Members State also show their achievements. After...