Wednesday, 25 April 2018

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Ciné-ONU: Deaf Child

Ciné-ONU: Deaf Child

On 24 April 2018, Ciné-ONU screened ‘Deaf Child’ to raise awareness of disability rights, and the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. ‘Deaf Child’ tells the empowering and heartwarming story of Tobias De Ronde, born deaf, through the eyes of his father – and director – Alex De Ronde.... Read more

$4.4 billion raised for Syria at EU/UN Conference

$4.4 billion raised for Syria at EU/UN Conference

The United Nations and the European Union today said that pledges made at a two-day conference in support of Syri... Read more

Guterres praises Sweden as a “bridge builder”

Guterres praises Sweden as a “bridge builder”

UN Secretary-General António Guterres today met with Prime Minister Stefan Löfven on the fourth day of his visit ... Read more

A City Championing Digital Citizens

A City Championing Digital Citizens

Now in its second year, the municipality of Milano is organizing the #STEMinthecity initiative. 300 Italian &... Read more

UN humanitarian conference seeks aid for 13 million Congolese trapped in forgotten crisis

UN humanitarian conference seeks aid for 13 million Congoles…

12 April 2018: More than 13 million people are now in desperate need of humanitarian assistance in the Democratic... Read more

Global Chemical Weapons Convention fails to protect Syrian civilian population

Global Chemical Weapons Convention fails to protect Syrian c…

10.4.2018 – The prohibition on the use of chemical weapons is not only absolute, it has also been fully supported... Read more

How does cycling help achieve the Global Goals?

How does cycling help achieve the Global Goals?

Today is the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace and the United Nations Team in Brussels is deli... Read more

Donor conference doubles international commitment for war-torn Yemen

Donor conference doubles international commitment for war-to…

3.4.2018 – Pledges announced today at the United Nations pledging conference for Yemen, co-hosted by Sweden and S... Read more

When the conflict is over, but the ground is still unsafe

When the conflict is over, but the ground is still unsafe

Landmines and other explosive hazards kill or injure thousands of people across the globe every year. Explosive r... Read more

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Spotlight Initiative - a partnership between the UN and the EU

At #CSW62, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed and EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica discuss the Spotlight Initiative - a partnership between the UN and the EU which was established in September 2017 to eliminate violence against all women and girls.

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