Tuesday, 23 April 2019

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The cool coast may not be cold for much longer

The cool coast may not be cold for much longer

Svalbard is the only place on earth where the population of polar bears may outnumber humans, with roughly 3,000 of each species. In Ny Aalesund, the world´s northernmost village, humans are under the obligation of carrying a rifle out-doors for defence against polar bears. However, it is not polar bears that... Read more

Service and Sacrifice from Irish Peacekeepers

Service and Sacrifice from Irish Peacekeepers

  This year marks 71 years of service and sacrifice by UN Peacekeepers. In this time, the UN has helped count... Read more

#ACTtoProtect: UN launches new campaign to protect children affected by conflict

#ACTtoProtect: UN launches new campaign to protect children …

Every year, the United Nations reports an increase in the number of grave violations committed against children i... Read more

Reaching a sustainable Europe by 2030

Reaching a sustainable Europe by 2030

The current college of European Commissioners is shortly coming to an end this autumn and Europe faces many chall... Read more

Ciné-ONU: Anote’s Ark

Ciné-ONU: Anote’s Ark

On 20 March, Ciné-ONU screened ‘Anote’s Ark’ in partnership with UN Environment to highlight the UN Secre... Read more

United Nations and European Union co-chair third Conference to support Syria

United Nations and European Union co-chair third Conference …

For the third year in a row, the United Nations and the European Union are co-chairing a conference to urge furth... Read more

The United Nations presents: Anote's Ark

The United Nations presents: Anote's Ark

On 20 March, Ciné-ONU will screen ‘Anote’s Ark’ to highlight the UN Secretary-General's priority focus on clim... Read more

United Nations Cinema: Under The Wire

United Nations Cinema: Under The Wire

On the 8th March 2019, United Nations Cinema screened Under The Wire in partnership with The British Museum in Lond... Read more

Don't waste ugly fruits and vegetables

Don't waste ugly fruits and vegetables

Every year a third of global food production never finds its way onto plates and is lost or wasted. In Europe and... Read more

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International #WomensDay 2019

The theme for International Women’s Day (8 March) this year, “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, puts innovation by women and girls, for women and girls, at the heart of efforts to achieve gender equality.

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Thank you Sweden: UN Peacekeeping Service & Sacrifice

Sweden has contributed to UN Peacekeeping ever since the first mission was established in 1948. Today, its women peacekeepers are making a difference in Mali -- in one of the United Nation's most challenging operations.

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