Monday, 18 June 2018

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An alliance of 50 newspapers publish stories of change-making solutions

An alliance of 50 newspapers publish stories of change-making solutions

More than 50 newspapers worldwide are publishing simultaneously on 16 June, in print and online, stories that show the world in a different way than we are used to. Stories about women and men who innovate to find sustainable solutions in the service of humanity and in respect of the... Read more

6% of Norwegians think the Sustainable Development Goals will be reached

6% of Norwegians think the Sustainable Development Goals wil…

Norway and the United Nations in Brussels joined forces to address the question of how the  Sustainable Deve... Read more

We are the SDG Generation

We are the SDG Generation

Buzzing with energy, the UN Envoy on Youth, Jayathma Wickramanayake, joined the UN stand at this year’s European ... Read more

UN Bonn holds joint session at Deutsche Welle’s Global Media Forum

UN Bonn holds joint session at Deutsche Welle’s Global Media…

On 12 June, three senior UN experts discussed the interlinkage between inequalities and environmental risks at th... Read more

A stranded whale shocks Brussels

A stranded whale shocks Brussels

The people of Brussels were shocked to discover a whale outside the European parliament. A sighting of a whale in... Read more

Conflict has to end, and not only made safer for women

Conflict has to end, and not only made safer for women

One could hear a pin drop in the big auditorium at the European Development Days when Taffan Ako Taha, a Swedish ... Read more

Women key to sustainability, Danish Crown Princess tells EDDs

Women key to sustainability, Danish Crown Princess tells EDD…

Her Royal Highness Mary, the Crown Princess of Denmark, concluded the European Development Days on 6 June with an... Read more

UN Deputy Secretary-General urges progress on achieving gender equality

UN Deputy Secretary-General urges progress on achieving gend…

The world has no option but to press forward in striving to achieve gender equality in order to achieve the Susta... Read more

Beating plastic pollution on World Environment Day 2018

Beating plastic pollution on World Environment Day 2018

As part of the Brussels-Capital Region’s three-day celebration of World Environment Day (5 June), the United Nati... Read more

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World Ocean Day, 8 June, 2018

Plastic - both a wonderful invention and a scourge on our planet. Over 300 million tons will be produced this year.< br/>< br/>Most is never recycled and remains on our land and in our seas for ever. Our story shows the damage to all creatures who depend on the ocean for their food – from birds… to us.

What is the UN?

A quick guide on the key components, mission and work of the United Nations - an international organization that helps to build a better world.
 
Learn more about the UN's work: 
http://www.un.org/en/essential-un/

Water Action Decade 2018-2028

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Water Action Decade – "Averting a global water crisis" | #EveryDrop

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          Refugees and Migrants
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Library Newsletter - May 2018
(new websites, information material & publications)

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