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Biggest climate action ever in Ostend kicks off UN & EU Beach Cleanup campaign in Belgium

Biggest climate action ever in Ostend kicks off UN & EU Beach Cleanup campaign in Belgium

Ostend, 17 September 2019 - Marine litter is both a global and a local challenge. Across the world, an estimated eight million tonnes of plastic waste ends up in our oceans every year. Overall, 80 percent of all marine litter comes from land-based sources. In the North Sea, there are... Read more

Five Summits – 1 week - 17 Goals

Five Summits – 1 week - 17 Goals

Every September, the Member States of the United Nations meet at the General Assembly in New York to discuss the ... Read more

UN report:  Consumption driven growth is no longer viable

UN report: Consumption driven growth is no longer viable

11 September 2019 - Radical and urgent changes are needed if the Sustainable Development Goals are to be achieved... Read more

UNRIC teams up with the European Union and Smurfs to launch global beach clean-up campaign

UNRIC teams up with the European Union and Smurfs to launch …

Among the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Goal 14, to protect ‘life below water’ has become more critica... Read more

The 'Jellyfish' women join hands with the Smurfs for clean beaches

The 'Jellyfish' women join hands with the Smurfs for clean b…

One of the first things you encounter when you swim in the sea are jellyfish. The second, however, is most l... Read more

Guterres: Paris is no longer enough

Guterres: Paris is no longer enough

26 August 2019. UN Secretary-General António Guterres today called for “more ambition” and “stronger commitment” ... Read more

EU “indispensable partner” of UN, bloc announces as it sets out UNGA priorities

EU “indispensable partner” of UN, bloc announces as it sets …

The European Union is an “indispensable partner of the United Nations”, the 28-nation bloc has announced as it se... Read more

Exclusive interview with Vincent Cochetel, United Nations Special Envoy for Refugees

Exclusive interview with Vincent Cochetel, United Nations Sp…

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Special Envoy for the Central Mediterranean Situation, ... Read more

EU makes mixed progress on SDG goals ahead of UN High-level Political Forum, Eurostat report finds

EU makes mixed progress on SDG goals ahead of UN High-level …

The European Union has made mixed progress towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a Eu... Read more

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peacekeepers have been deployed for more than seven decades. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the landmark Security Council resolution which put protection of civilians at the heart of UN Peacekeeping.

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