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SDGs are “compass” out of COVID-19 crisis – EU Commissioner

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the “compass” that can lead the EU out of the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, European Commissioner...

EU airlines join forces with UNICEF to transport COVID-19 vaccines around...

Major European airlines are among those helping UNICEF in its historic mission to deliver COVID-19 vaccines, essential medicines and medical devices across the globe...

Guterres calls failure to share vaccines a “moral outrage”

The UN Secretary-General António Guterres today criticized rich countries for stockpiling COVID-19 vaccines. “The latest moral outrage is the failure to ensure equity in vaccination...

Fight against pandemic and climate change key issues at Munich Security...

The Munich Security Conference kicked off Friday as a “special edition” with world leaders attending the annual event virtually because of the pandemic. UN Secretary-General...

“The World is in Your Hands” says Monty Don

“The world is in your hands and the world begins at your door. So, look after the world at your door and then, there’s a chance...

Radio provides solace during COVID-19 pandemic

On World Radio Day this February 13, we highlight radio’s services to society through its power to connect. During the COVID-19 pandemic, radio broadcasts...

#forSafeWorship, submit your story

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) are looking for stories. Your story. To inspire people around the world to join the movement to...

Covid-19 halts early diagnosis for cancer patients

The Covid-19 pandemic has turned the care of cancer patients upside down. Screenings, operations and non-essential examinations have been delayed, with serious consequences for...

COVID-19: Mental Illness, a “Parallel Pandemic”

The COVID-19 pandemic has generated a "parallel epidemic" of deteriorating mental health, especially among young people. The World Health Organization (WHO) is establishing a...

UN Secretary-General António Guterres calls for a global reset in 2021

UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for bold action to overcome the devastation in 2020 resulting from the global COVID-19 pandemic, insufficient ambition to fight climate change,...

Secretary-General António Guterres marks 75th anniversary of the first UN General Assembly

In a major speech to mark the 75th anniversary of the first session of the General Assembly, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called for greater ambition...

Covid-19: spreading kindness to end tough 2020 on positive note

After a turbulent 2020, households are bracing for a muted holiday season. Families may be separated by Covid-19 restrictions, and many will be remembering...

COVID-19 & HIV/AIDS: ‘colliding pandemics’

On the occasion of World AIDS Day, which takes place on 1 December, UNRIC spoke to Dutch Dr Jantine Jacobi, UNAIDS Brussels representative, about...

Orange the shadow pandemic

As the Covid-19 pandemic earlier this year shut down societies around the world, millions of women and girls faced a dangerous situation: staying home....

COVID-19 : Death every 17 seconds in Europe but there are...

355,000 have died of COVID-19 in the WHO European Region, including 29,000 last week, or one person every 17 seconds, the WHO Europe Director...