Friday, 06 May 2016

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The World This Week

The World This Week

06.05.2016 - This week's #PhotoFriday highlights some of the most important UN news stories from around the world. 2 May: UNHCR appoint Cate Blanchett as Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR. Photo: YouTube/UNHCR "There has never been a more crucial time to stand with refugees" says Academy Award winning actor and newly appointed global... Read more

#SaveKidsLives

#SaveKidsLives

04.05.2016 - Around 186 300 children under 18 years die from road traffic crashes annually, and rates of road tra... Read more

Free Press: It’s Your Right!

Free Press: It’s Your Right!

03.05.16 – UNESCO’s flagship celebration of World Press Freedom Day takes place in Helsinki, Finland, this year f... Read more

#Electricity4All Python Challenge

#Electricity4All Python Challenge

02.05.2016 - Electricity is essential to poverty alleviation and sustainable development. Over 1.1 billion people... Read more

The World This Week

The World This Week

29.04.2016 - This week's #PhotoFriday highlights some of the most important UN news stories from around the world. ... Read more

Technology Is Booming, But Where Are The Girls?

Technology Is Booming, But Where Are The Girls?

28.04.2016 – Worldwide digital economies and app sectors are booming, but where are the women? Thousands of event... Read more

Immunizing the World’s Children

Immunizing the World’s Children

27.01.2016 – To date, an estimated 18.7 million infants – nearly 1 in 5 children – worldwide are still missing ro... Read more

Robbie the Rotten goes green

Robbie the Rotten goes green

27.04.2016 - This year, with the implementation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the Sustainable Deve... Read more

Impossible Choices Campaign calls on you!

Impossible Choices Campaign calls on you!

26.04.2016 - Get involved in the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) public campaign in a call on our leaders to atte... Read more

Short films on Climate Change

A selection of some of the best short films from the Mobile Film Festival, 'Act on Climate Change', organized in partnership with the UN - Learn more.


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Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Advocates:

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In partnership with the artist, UNRIC is using Elyx to highlight a series of international observances.