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WMO confirms 2016 as hottest year on record

WMO confirms 2016 as hottest year on record

The year 2016 has been confirmed as the hottest year on record, surpassing the exceptionally high temperatures of 2015, according to a consolidated analysis by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The globally averaged temperature in 2016 was about 1.1°C higher than the pre-industrial period. It was approximately 0.83° Celsius above the... Read more

Statelessness a profound violation of human rights

Statelessness a profound violation of human rights

18.1.2017 – A baby is born stateless every 10 minutes, and over 500,000 persons remain stateless within Eur... Read more

Guterres: “Diversity is a richness – not a threat”

Guterres: “Diversity is a richness – not a threat”

 The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for increased political, cultural and economic ... Read more

How better data saves lives

How better data saves lives

On 16 January, the first-ever United Nations World Data Forum kicked off in Cape Town, South-Africa. Over 1000 da... Read more

SOLD: A Ciné-ONU success at BOZAR

SOLD: A Ciné-ONU success at BOZAR

SOLD is a feature film adaptation of the globally acclaimed novel by Patricia McCormick. Based on true stories, S... Read more

Secretary-General António Guterres urges surge in diplomacy for peace

Secretary-General António Guterres urges surge in diplomacy …

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appealed to the Security Council to "commit to a surge i... Read more

What have tuna and asteroids, Chernobyl and gastronomy in common?

What have tuna and asteroids, Chernobyl and gastronomy in co…

5 January 2017. While there is certainly an obvious link between tuna and sustainable gastronomy, Chernobyl and a... Read more

"Let us make 2017 a year for peace" - UN Secretary-General A…

In his first message on his first day as United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres appeals to the... Read more

UN's 2016 Year in Review

UN's 2016 Year in Review

Challenges and milestones for the international community The year 2016 was a challenging one for the internatio... Read more

SG Message Combatting Anti Muslim Bigotry

UN Secretary-General António Guterres video message to High-Level Forum on Combating Anti-Muslim Discrimination and Hatred 17 January 2017.

A dream that never stops...

New single by UNODC Goodwill Ambassador Ozark Henry.

“Together - Respect, safety and dignity for all”

Together Campaign Logo

The campaign highlights the economic, cultural and social contributions that migrants and refugees make to countries of origin, transit and destination. It also counters some misinformation and misperceptions.

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New Backgrounders:
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Library Newsletter - December 2016
(new websites, information material, videos and publications)

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