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United Nations SDG Media Compact hits its 100-member mark

In this day and age the media is an essential source of information for people everywhere. However, the Covid-19 pandemic has brought about its own ‘infodemic’ of misinformation, making reliable sources increasingly hard to...

UNRIC Info Point & Library Newsletter – May 2020

monthly issue of the UNRIC Info Point & Library Newsletter featuring new UN websites and publications, with a special focus on COVID-19 information

Preserving bees

Bees and other pollinators, such as butterflies and hummingbirds, are increasingly under threat from human activities. But pollinators contribute directly to food security and are key to conserving biodiversity. To raise awareness of the importance...

COVID-19: WHO message to Europeans “It is up to us now”

Europeans are at a fork in the road in the fight against COVID-19 and it is in the hands of individuals and communities if we take the road towards a new normal, or one...

“I have survived it all, haven’t I?” says 102 year-old former COVID-19 patient

A one hundred and two-year-old woman in Iceland has been declared cured of COVID-19 in the town of Bolungarvík in Iceland. Born in 1917, Helga Guðmundsdóttir had been quarantined since the beginning of April at...

COVID-19: Liège airport chosen as UN humanitarian aid hub

Belgium’s Liège airport has been selected to be part of a network of United Nations global logistics hubs that will deliver medical and humanitarian material. The first shipment left Belgium on April 30 and...

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Mission 1.5

Using mobile gaming technology, Mission 1.5 educates people about climate solutions...

Apps 4 Digital Peace

Apps 4 Digital Peace, sponsored by the Cybersecurity Tech Accord, the...

Plant Health Photo Contest

Whether you’re a professional or an amateur, the UN's Food and...

Freerice

Freerice.com is an interactive vocabulary game in which players donate grains...

Young Champions of the Earth

If you have a powerful idea to protect or restore the...