2019

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Demain est à nous (ces enfants qui changent le monde)

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child we screened 'Demain est à nous'. Children are fighting for...
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The Babushkas of Chernobyl

Three unlikely heroines chose to return in the most toxic place on Earth: the radioactive Dead Zone surrounding Chernobyl’s Reactor No. 4. Sharing this...
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The Queen of Ireland

Conor Horgan’s documentary follows the journey of Rory O’Neill and his alter ego, drag queen Panti Bliss, from growing up in the town of...

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UNRIC Info Point & Library Newsletter: May 2024

monthly issue of the UNRIC Info Point & Library Newsletter featuring new UN websites and publications

World Migratory Bird Day 2024: Protect Insects to Protect...

For the first time, the upcoming World Migratory Bird Day campaign in 2024 will focus on insects’ importance to migratory birds and highlight concerns...

World Press Freedom Day: Reporting on the environment, an...

In its new report "Press and Planet in Danger", published on 3 May to mark World Press Freedom Day, UNESCO reveals that 70% of environmental...

World Press Freedom Day 2024: Journalism in the face...

The climate and biodiversity crises have far-reaching effects, not only on the environment and ecosystems but also on billions of people around the world...

High-Level Preparatory Meeting for COP29: Petersberg Climate Dialogue 2024...

This year’s Petersberg Climate Dialogue (PCD) from 25-26 April 2024 held in Berlin, Germany focuses on the preparations for COP29 in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku...

The 33 European cities on track to achieve climate...

Ten European cities were the first to be awarded on 12 October 2023 the EU Mission label of “Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities”, which recognises...

2023, a year of climate contrasts in Europe

Europe witnessed a year of contrasting weather events in 2023, with heatwaves and wildfires alongside flooding and drought, according to the European State of...

Children in conflict: portraying light amid darkness

British photographer Paddy Dowling has travelled to some of the world’s most challenging contexts for his work. His latest exhibition, ‘From Despair to Hope:...