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ShareTheMeal: WFP app marks new milestone

The principle is simple: give what you can – whether it’s one meal or one year of meals – and know that it makes a difference. A meal supplied by the United Nations World Food...

UNRIC Info Point & Library Newsletter: August 2022

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

New UNAIDS ‘Against the Odds’ podcast adds to growing list of UN audio content

In "Against the Odds", a brand-new podcast series from UNAIDS, extraordinary people are asked what made them winners when all the odds were stacked against them. How did they overcome life-changing challenges? And what...

What you need to know about monkeypox

On 23 July, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), declared a public health emergency of international concern over the outbreak of monkeypox. This public health emergency is defined by the...

Ramping up the Goals

When 45-year-old Icelandic entrepreneur Haraldur Thorleifsson was one day unable to access a corner shop in his wheelchair, while the rest of the family entered to buy some soft drinks, a shift happened. It was not the first time Mr Thorleifsson, who has been a wheelchair user for the past two decades, had been split from his family in such a way.

Sand warms up the Finnish polar night

The inhabitants of Kankaanpää in western Finland need not worry about heating during the coming winter as much as fellow Europeans. About a hundred homes, a few offices, and the municipal swimming pool in...

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UN: No Denying It, Climate Action podcast

There’s no denying it - we have to tackle the climate...

Netflix and UNESCO short film competition

Netflix and UNESCO have launched an innovative short film competition on...

2nd WHO Health for All Film Festival

The World Health Organization invites independent film-makers, production companies, NGOs, communities,...

World Bank: Table for 10 Billion

Table for 10 Billion is a limited podcast series exploring what it...